Bethel, Clifford, & Sheral Holmes Holmes family photo
Bethel Holmes

Bethel, Clifford, & Sheral Holmes

I moved to 959 Haight Street in San Francisco with my cousin Sheral Holmes. I worked at Sears & Sheral was a secretary. I made $16 a week. We were lucky to have jobs in the Depression. We went to the Fox Theater (Marion Davies, Gloria Swanson movies), nightclubs (saw Tony Martin), the ocean, & parties down the hall at Frank Smith's. We had a speakeasy number key to get liquor delivered. Sheral's brother Clifford visited & we took the ferry to Oakland to the park. ... show more

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