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[Golden Gate International Exposition photograph journal].
BANC PIC 2019.009--fALB vol. 1
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Title:

[Golden Gate International Exposition photograph journal]

Abstract:

Album containing snapshots and extensive captions documenting multiple visits to the Golden Gate International Exposition by an unidentified female "author-photographer". Photographs depict buildings, sculpture, fountains, landscaping, murals, various modes of transportation and other features of the fair. Also depicted are at least two events, the final Retreat Ceremony on September 28, 1940, and Closing Day Ceremony on September 29, 1940. The photographer is depicted in one image, while her unidentified mother and their friends, the Hasslers and Eakers, are depicted in a few other scenes. Typescript captions provide in-depth descriptions of subjects depicted and the activities of the photographer.

Date:

1939 (issued)

Subject:

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Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.) -- Photographs
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.) -- Description and travel

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Photographer/compiler unidentified.
Typescript captions accompany all photographs.
Generic album with "Scrap Book" embossed on front cover, above which has been adhered a printed sticker of the Golden Gate International Exposition illustrated with an emblematic design by Sidney Kessler.
Golden Gate International Exposition photograph journal, BANC PIC 2019.009, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Between the Covers ; 2018.

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

photoprint
82 photographs in 1 album : gelatin silver prints mounted to album leaves ; prints chiefly 13 x 18 cm (5 x 7 format), album 33 x 27 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2019.009--fALB vol. 1

Origin:

California