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Identifier: P0175

Title: Panama-Pacific International Exposition (San Francisco, 1915)

Description: The Panama-Pacific International Exposition was held in 1915 in San Francisco, California to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal. The collection includes "Natural Color Studies of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition at San Francisco, 1915," 30 pp. with color illustrations (2 copies); "Official Souvenir View Book of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition at San Francisco, 1915," 40 pp. of photographic half-tones (2 copies); "The Red Book of Views of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco 1915" and "Official Miniature View Book of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, Seventy New Views" all published by Robert A. Reid. "Panama-Pacific International Exposition" compliments of the Remington Typewriter Company, Thomas Morrell Moore, ed.; "Views of Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco 1915" with drawings and photos, published by C.T. Company, Chicago, and "San Francisco California, Site of the proposed Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915, celebrating the completion of the Panama Canal." 25 full-page halftone photographs of sites in and around San Francisco and 3 pp of text compiled by the Panama-Pacific International Exposition Company and published by H.C. Tibbitts. Subjects include: palaces of Fine Arts, Horticulture, Education, Machinery, Manufacturers, Agriculture, Mines, Food Products; Festival Hall; South Gardens; Avenue of Palms; Court of the Universe; Court of the Four Seasons; Column of Progress; Arch and Fountain of the Rising Sun; Court of Palms; Court of Abundance; Fountain of Energy; The Zone (amusement midway); Fagdl Auto Train (tram); nighttime scenes; Tower of Jewels; statues; crowds; Beachey the aviator; Press Building; the Scintillator; state buildings; foreign country buildings; House of Hoo-Hoo; city and bay views of San Francisco; streetcars; hotels; giant sequoia trees; mountains; waterfalls.

Rights: UND

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Dates: 1915

Type(s): Viewbooks
Collection

Maker/Creator: H.C. Tibbitts; Walter A. Scott

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