The Emperor's Bridge Campaign

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Reckoning With Both the Man and the Myth

On Saturday 9 July 2016, the San Francisco History Association held its 18th Annual Awards Dinner at the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club on Washington Square. At the Dinner, the Association presented The Emperor's Bridge Campaign with its 2016 Ron Ross Founder's Award, which is "given each year to a person, group of people or organization for performing an impressive undertaking that support's San Francisco history."

What follows are the acceptance remarks offered at the Dinner by Campaign founder and president John Lumea.

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CHAMBER TALK #3 | The Good Emperor: The Best Proclamations You've Never Heard Of

In August 2015, The Emperor's Bridge Campaign received a generous seed grant from the San Francisco History Association to research, write and publish a book of selected Proclamations of Emperor Norton — a resource that doesn't exist today. Our goal is to produce a collection of Proclamations that illustrates the full range of the Emperor's concerns.

Next up in the Campaign's series of Chamber Talks, we'll preview some of what we've discovered so far. Please join us!

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Campaign Awarded Grant to Publish Book of Norton Proclamations

The Emperor's Bridge Campaign is pleased to announce that the nonprofit San Francisco History Association, as part of its Research Gift program, recently awarded the Campaign with a lead grant to develop and publish a book of selected Proclamations of Emperor Norton.

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