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[Ground breaking for Panama-Pacific Exposition]
Dobbin, Hamilton Henry, 1856-1930
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State Library
California History Section Picture Catalog
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In PHOTO ALBUM-VAULT: ** fc917.9461 A3, Vol. I, page 231 top.
This photograph is contained in one of two volumes by Dobbin titled "Album of San Francisco."
Text written under photo: "President William H. Taft at the turning of the first shovel-full of earth for the Panama Pacific International Expostion to be held in Golden Gate Park in 1915. President Taft standing in speaker's stand accompanied by Col. Archie Blue & staff. Madam Nordica singing "The Star Spangled Banner." Standing on her left is Charles De Young of the "S.F. Chronicle. 1911." Date, according to Frank Morton Todd, is October 24, 1911. Shows close up view of dignitaries in the box with crowd behind.
Nonprojected graphic
1 photoprint ; 7 5/8 x 9 1/8 in.
Taft, William H.. (William Howard),, 1857-1930
Nordica, Lillian,. 1859-1914
Panama-Pacific International Exposition, (1915 :. San Francisco, Calif.)
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--San Francisco
Politicians--California--San Francisco
Opera singers
San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Group portraits
San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)

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