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PPIE โ€“ย  Creation of a City in a City โ€“ Part 2

May 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
PPIE โ€“ย  Creation of a City in a City โ€“ Part 2

When on January 31, 1911, the House of Representatives voted, 188-159, to make San Francisco the official site of the Panama Pacific International Exposition, had the victory not come lightly or without much strategy and planning on the part of determined San Franciscans.

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The Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 โ€“ Part 1

May 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 โ€“ Part 1

โ€ฆ Smiling at Fortuneโ€™s Golden Kiss, A great, new-born metropolis That stands, beneath its sun-lit skies, A monument to Enterprise โ€ฆ Exposition slogan from poem by David W. Taylor

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