The Regional Oral History Office (ROHO) at the UCB Bancroft Library has partnered with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
to create the SFMOMA Oral History Project
, which documents the history of the museum on the occasion of its 75th anniversary in 2010. Founded in 1935, SFMOMA was the first museum on the West Coast devoted to exhibiting and collecting work by both modern masters and younger, less-established artists. Fifty-four individuals
who have worked at, worked with, and/or closely observed SFMOMA tell the story of the institution's development.
Grace L. McCann Morley preparing for the museum's inaugural exhibitions of January 1935; photo courtesy the San Francisco Examiner
via the SFMOMA site.