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The Court of Abundance at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco, California – 1915.

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The Fake Ruin, the Real Ruin, and the Ruin in Waiting

Recently, I have visited three places in San Francisco which are geographically close to each other, and together, make a statement about the temporary nature of everything people build, and how deal with it. 1,028 more words


A Fair to Remember: Colored Lantern Slides at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

One century ago, San Francisco’s 1915 World’s Fair closed its doors, ending one of the most unique events in American history.  For 288 days, the fair brought together an odd array of individuals that seemingly belong in different chapters of the history textbook.  621 more words


Not Pie, Silly, PPIE

Get thee to San Francisco before the new year!Panama-Pacific International Exposition

About the Centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition

February 20, 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the World’s Fair celebrating the completion of the Panama Canal and showcasing San Francisco—its recovery from the ashes of the 1906 earthquake and fire and its world trade potential. 45 more words

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