#TBT: 10 San Francisco Streets Named After Women in History


San Francisco is full of landmarks named for male miners, politicians, and Gold Rush–era tycoons, but what about the notable women of San Francisco history? For this week's throwback, take a walk down city streets named after local ladies, and learn some of the stories behind them.

Cameron Way

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Cameron Way is named for Donaldina Cameron, a.k.a. "Chinatown's Angry Angel." The Presbyterian missionary rescued and educated more than 3,000 Chinese girls from a life of slavery and prostitution. The Donaldina Cameron House still stands at 920 Sacramento Street.

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