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Weston Family Color Slides of Golden Gate International Exposition
SFP 99  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Weston Family Color Slides of Golden Gate International Exposition
    Dates: 1939-1940
    Collection Number: SFP 99
    Creator/Collector: Weston Family
    Extent: 1 folder with 120 color slides
    Repository: San Francisco Public Library. San Francisco History Center
    San Francisco, California 94102
    Abstract: Collection of 120 Kodachrome color slides document both years 1939 and 1940 of the Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island in San Francisco.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center’s Photo Desk hours.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to the Photo Curator. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.

    Preferred Citation

    Weston Family Color Slides of Golden Gate International Exposition. San Francisco Public Library. San Francisco History Center

    Acquisition Information

    Gift. 2010-67

    Biography/Administrative History

    The amateur photographer of the color slides was either two members of the Weston Family, the father Milo Higgs Weston (born 1882) or the daughter Clara M. Weston Martell (born 1918). At the time of the Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939 and 1940, the Weston family lived on Ashby Avenue in Berkeley. The family were California natives and lived in Alameda County.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection of 120 Kodachrome color slides document both years 1939 and 1940 of the Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island in San Francisco. The shots are mostly exteriors of the Fair buildings including the California Building, Federal Building and Chinese Village. Interior shots are mostly of the flower show inside the Hall of Flowers. There are some shots that include attendees, a marching band around the Lake of Nations and a few night shots.

    Indexing Terms

    Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)
    Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
    Golden Gate International Exposition.
    Exhibitions -- California -- San Francisco
    Weston Family
    Slides--Color--1930-1940
    Slides--Color— 1940-1950