Evictions at the International Hotel: 1968-1977

Karen Snelson remembers resisting the evictions of tenants of the historic International Hotel, a low-rent hotel in the ‘Manilatown’ area of San Francisco’s Chinatown, a process that took nearly a decade between the first eviction notices in 1968 and the evictions of the last working class tenants in 1977.

Storyteller: Karen Snelson
Date of Story: 1968- 4 August, 1977
Location of Story: International Hotel, Chinatown, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
Location: University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
Date: 28 September, 2016