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Temple of Religion and Tower of Peace, Golden Gate International Exposition Scrapbook
GTU 2009-11-01  
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Description
The collection includes a scrapbook collected by Fred D. Parr with correspondence, published pamphlets, event programs, and extensive news articles from California newspapers, and two versions of the book by Stanley Armstrong Hunter on the Temple of Religion and Tower of Peace at the Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939 and 1939-1940.
Background
In 1938 religious leaders in the Bay Area raised $100,00 to construct a Temple of Religion and Tower of Peace for the 1939 Golden Gate Exposition on Treasure Island.
Extent
2 boxes (1 linear foot) 17 online documents and images
Restrictions
Temple of Religion and Tower of Peace publications are in the public domain. However, the copyright for news and other articles have not been assigned to The Graduate Theological Union. Permission to reproduce those materials must be obtained from the source.
Availability
Collection is open for research.