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Panama Pacific International Exposition Collection
D-563  
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Description
The Photographs of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition collection contains photographic glass negatives of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition taken by the Cardinell-Vincent Company, the official photographers of the Exposition.
Background
The Panama- Pacific International Exposition (P.P.I.E.), held in 1915 in San Francisco, commemorated the opening of the Panama Canal. The City of San Francisco sought the Exposition so that they could show the world that it had recovered from the earthquake and fire of 1906. P.P.I.E. covered circa 300 acres along the bayside Marina district of San Francisco. With the exception of the Palace of Fine Arts, all buildings were temporary. The Exposition was held from February 4 to December 4, and attracted circa 19 million visitors.
Extent
5.2 linear feet
Restrictions
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.