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[Golden Gate International Exposition, Treasure Island construction photographs].
BANC PIC 2020.069--PIC; BANC PIC 2020.069
Collection Overview

Title:

[Golden Gate International Exposition, Treasure Island construction photographs]

Creator/Contributor:

Moulin, Gabriel, 1872-1945, photographer.

Abstract:

Views of various aspects of construction of buildings for the Golden Gate International Exposition, held 1939-1940 on Treasure Island (then also referred to as Yerba Buena Shoals). Views show different stages of erection of several Exposition buildings, including palaces, pavilions and a ferry landing. One group of views shows progress of construction of an air terminal and related hangars. Also includes views of the railroad transportation and ship docking aspects of the island's development. Some views include Yerba Buena Island and the newly-constructed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in the background.

Date:

1937 (issued)

Subject:

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Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.) -- Design and construction -- Photographs
Treasure Island (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Photographs
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.) -- Photographs
Yerba Buena Island (Calif.) -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Various photographers, including Gabriel Moulin; others unidentified.
Some views include hand-written, dated captions printed in negative.
Golden Gate International Exposition, Treasure Island construction photographs, BANC PIC 2020.069, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Michael Gilbert Fairley ; 2020.

Type:

graphic
Progress photographs.

Physical Description:

photoprint
58 photographs in 5 folders : gelatin silver prints ; various sizes

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2020.069--PIC
BANC PIC 2020.069

Origin:

California