It's a warm sunny afternoon in San Francisco in the mid-1970's.
You're at 18th & Castro Streets surrounded by handsome friendly men.
Welcome to the Crossroads of the Gay World.

18th and Castro

IN OUR 20th YEAR!
Online since MAY 23,1996!
Featuring over 100 pages and nearly 1000 photos.

This site is a collection of stories and pictures about the emergence
of the gay community in San Francisco's Castro District in the 1970's.
You are welcome to contribute your memories.

ENJOY YOUR VISIT!
-Uncle Donald-

U N C L E   D O N A L D ' S   C A S T R O   S T R E E T
Each big yellow button links to a sub-section of this site.

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SITE INDEX
an index of ALL pages on this site

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Picture galleries and stories about
Castro Street Fairs, the Bar scene, Hibernia Beach,
HALLOWEEN,The Great Memorial Day Tricycle Race,
LINKS, and more

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THE MAYOR OF CASTRO STREET
His struggle to become a San Francisco Supervisor
and leader of the gay community, his assassination,
candlelight march, White Night riots, Harvey Milk today
3 picture galleries

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Story of the gay parades of the 1970's
their significance and growth to become
the largest public event in San Francisco.
6 picture galleries

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a tribute to Gay Games creator Doctor Tom Waddell
a brief history from beginning in San Francisco in 1982
to becoming the largest sporting event in the world.



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Uncle Donald's story
life on Henry Street in the 1970's,
Fave Foto Feature,
word play

Online since May 23,1996
This site is dedicated to the memory of Donald Eckert
(Uncle Donald) who passed away in May, 2016.
This page created June 26 1996, modified June 24, 2016.
• Text and Graphics © 1996 - 2016 •
• UD Graphics • San Francisco •

NO ENERGY WAS CREATED OR DESTROYED
IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THIS DOCUMENT
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