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Shown is early construction of the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition, in April 1914. The Panama-Pacific International Exposition was a world's fair held in San Francisco, California between February 20 and December 4, 1915. Its original purpose was to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal, but it was widely seen by citizens as an opportunity to showcase their city's recovery from the 1906 earthquake.
1 photographic print, b&w ; 8 x 14 cm.
csrcl_452 A. 1310.001.106 ark:/13030/kt1x0nd9t0
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)--Buildings
San Francisco (Calif.)
Photograph from folio , verso "Howitt Family Album", 1913-1914, Anne T. Kent California Room, Marin County Free Library (Call number A. 1310.001.106).