California Historical Society Museum, San Francisco Photos

The California Historical Society Museum (878 Mission St.) features various aspects of San Francisco and California history. One aspect below is the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915.

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California Historical Society Museum. San Francisco, CA.Upper story details of California Historical Society Museum. San Francisco, CA.Main Hall of California Historical Society Museum. San Francisco, CA.View from Palace of Fine Arts end of Panama-Pacific International Exposition grounds model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
California Historical Society Museum (878 Mission St.). San Francisco, CA.Upper story details of California Historical Society Museum. San Francisco, CA.Main Hall of California Historical Society Museum. San Francisco, CA.View from Palace of Fine Arts end of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) grounds model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Palace of Horticulture building with Great Glass Dome detail of Panama-Pacific International Exposition model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Tower of Jewels building on midline of fair detail of Panama-Pacific International Exposition model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Festival Hall building detail of Panama-Pacific International Exposition model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Panama-Pacific International Exposition grounds model made for Golden Gate International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Palace of Horticulture building with Great Glass Dome detail of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Tower of Jewels building on midline of fair detail of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Festival Hall building detail of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) grounds model made for Golden Gate International Exposition (1939) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
The Joy Zone midway detail of Panama-Pacific International Exposition model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Exhibition building detail of Panama-Pacific International Exposition model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Major exhibition building detail of Panama-Pacific International Exposition model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Courtyard details of Panama-Pacific International Exposition model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
The Joy Zone midway detail of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Exhibition building detail of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Major exhibition building detail of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Courtyard details of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Landscaping blueprint for main area of Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Block plan blueprint for extended area including Presidio, national pavilions for Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Poster stamps show buildings of Panama-Pacific International Exposition by Volland Poster Stamp Co. of Chicago at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Booklet of Snap Shots of Scenes at Panama-Pacific International Exposition with Tower of Jewels on cover at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Landscaping blueprint for main area of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Block plan blueprint for extended area including Presidio, national pavilions for Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Poster stamps show buildings of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) by Volland Poster Stamp Co. of Chicago at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Booklet of Snap Shots of Scenes at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) with Tower of Jewels on cover at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Colored graphic shows Tower of Jewels of Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Hand-tinted print shows Tower of Jewels over South Gardens & Glass-Domed Palace of Horticulture of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Glass paperweight shows Tower of Jewels of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Hand-tinted photo shows Palace of Fine Arts of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Colored graphic shows Tower of Jewels of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Hand-tinted print shows Tower of Jewels over South Gardens & Glass-Domed Palace of Horticulture of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Glass paperweight shows Tower of Jewels of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Hand-tinted photo shows Palace of Fine Arts of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Hand-tinted photo shows Palace of Fine Arts of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Hand-colored print shows Festival Hall of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Glass paperweight shows Festival Hall of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Hand-colored print shows Palace of Horticulture building with Great Glass Dome of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Hand-tinted photo shows Palace of Fine Arts of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Hand-colored print shows Festival Hall of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Glass paperweight shows Festival Hall of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Hand-colored print shows Palace of Horticulture building with Great Glass Dome of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Hand-colored print shows buildings of Panama-Pacific International Exposition before Golden Gate entrance to San Francisco harbor in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Hand-colored print shows Court of Universe of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Illustration shows Court of Universe of Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Photo shows Court of Universe of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Hand-colored print shows buildings of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) before Golden Gate entrance to San Francisco harbor in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Hand-colored print shows Court of Universe of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Illustration shows Court of Universe of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Photo shows Court of Universe of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Hand-colored print shows Court of Four Seasons of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Hand-colored print shows small ferry boats which brought visitors to Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Hand-colored print shows colored light show at night of Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Hand-colored print shows colored light show at night of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Hand-colored print shows Court of Four Seasons of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Hand-colored print shows small ferry boats which brought visitors to Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Hand-colored print shows colored light show at night of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Hand-colored print shows colored light show at night of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Print shows Giant Scintillator & corps of men who made colored light show of Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Print shows workers coloring light globes in pastel colors for light show of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Bronze model for one of 90 star maidens by Alexander Stirling Calder which circled Court of Universe of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Print shows California State Building of Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Print shows Giant Scintillator & corps of men who made colored light show of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Print shows workers coloring light globes in pastel colors for light show of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Bronze model for one of 90 star maidens by Alexander Stirling Calder which circled Court of Universe of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Print shows California State Building of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Souvenir spoon shows California Building of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Leaflet with Topographical Map of Panama Canal celebrated at Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Through the Locks to the Golden Gate board game by Milton Bradley shows Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Engraved certificate given to visitors to Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Souvenir spoon shows California Building of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Leaflet with Topographical Map of Panama Canal celebrated at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Through the Locks to the Golden Gate board game by Milton Bradley shows Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Engraved certificate given to visitors to Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Ceramic plate with Labor of Hercules opening Panama Canal after design by Perham Wilhelm Nahl, a souvenir of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Pamphlet by U.S. Bureau of Mines about Mine exhibit at Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Print of Palace of Transportation exhibit by Western Pacific-Denver & Rio Grand + other rail lines shows 44-high globe tracing tracks at Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Ticket to Union Pacific's Yellowstone National Park exhibit at Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Ceramic plate with Labor of Hercules opening Panama Canal after design by Perham Wilhelm Nahl, a souvenir of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Pamphlet by U.S. Bureau of Mines about Mine exhibit at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Print of Palace of Transportation exhibit by Western Pacific-Denver & Rio Grand + other rail lines shows 44-high globe tracing tracks at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Ticket to Union Pacific's Yellowstone National Park exhibit at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Pamphlet graphic about Union Pacific's Yellowstone National Park exhibit at Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Print of Palace of Manufactures exhibit by Western Electric shows giant candlestick telephone at Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Postcards of Palace of Liberal Arts exhibit by Underwood shows giant 28,000 pound working typewriter at Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Print of Machinery Hall exhibit showing working conveyor system at Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Pamphlet graphic about Union Pacific's Yellowstone National Park exhibit at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Print of Palace of Manufactures exhibit by Western Electric shows giant candlestick telephone at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Postcards of Palace of Liberal Arts exhibit by Underwood shows giant 28,000 pound working typewriter at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Print of Machinery Hall exhibit showing working conveyor system at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Print showing Gillette Safety Razor booth supported by razor columns at Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Print showing Heinz 57 booth with giant cone where each ring shows one of its 57 products at Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Pamphlet showing General Electric exhibit booth at Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Postcard of General Electric Home Electrical exhibit in Palace of Manufactures at Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Print showing Gillette Safety Razor booth supported by razor columns at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Print showing Heinz 57 booth with giant cone where each ring shows one of its 57 products at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Pamphlet showing General Electric exhibit booth at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Postcard of General Electric Home Electrical exhibit in Palace of Manufactures at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Pacific Service Magazine cover shows Father Time offering up the Panama-Pacific International Exposition on a platter sat California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Mailing card used by Victor Talking Machine Co. for Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Folded Koveralls Brochure used by Levi Strauss & Co. for Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Unfolded Koveralls Brochure used by Levi Strauss & Co. for Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Pacific Service Magazine cover (Dec. 1915) shows Father Time offering up the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) on a platter sat California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Mailing card used by Victor Talking Machine Co. for Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Folded Koveralls Brochure used by Levi Strauss & Co. for Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Unfolded Koveralls Brochure used by Levi Strauss & Co. for Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Bookmark used by Carnation Milk co. for Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Nesco News shows company's metal products piled in shape of Tower of Jewels at Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Canadian Pavilion pamphlet from Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Print with pavilions of Cuba, Argentina, Bolivia & Guatemala from Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Bookmark used by Carnation Milk co. for Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Nesco News shows company's metal products piled in shape of Tower of Jewels at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Canadian Pavilion pamphlet from Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Print with pavilions of Cuba, Argentina, Bolivia & Guatemala from Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Pamphlet of pavilion of Cuba from Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Postcard of pavilion of Cuba from Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Booklet of pavilion of Argentina Trade with the World from Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Print with pavilions of Hawaii, Australia, Philippines, China & Japan from Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Pamphlet of pavilion of Cuba from Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Postcard of pavilion of Cuba from Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Booklet of pavilion of Argentina Trade with the World from Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Print with pavilions of Hawaii, Australia, Philippines, China & Japan from Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Japan & Her Exhibits pamphlet Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Japan Tea Pavilion card from Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Formosa Tea House postcard from Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Teapot from Republic of China Pavilion of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Japan & Her Exhibits pamphlet Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Japan Tea Pavilion card from Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Formosa Tea House postcard from Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Teapot from Republic of China Pavilion of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
China's New Industrial Enterprises pamphlet from Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Philippine Islands Climate pamphlet from Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Swedish American Patriotic League of California membership card shows Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Denmark Souvenir Spoons from Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
China's New Industrial Enterprises pamphlet from Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Philippine Islands Climate pamphlet from Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Swedish American Patriotic League of California membership card shows Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Denmark Souvenir Spoons from Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Print of The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Print of Camp 49 in The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.50 Bucks script money good at Camp 49 in The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Print of The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Print of The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Print of Camp 49 in The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.50 Bucks script money good at Camp 49 in The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Print of The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
Print of The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Print of The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Print of The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Print of The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Print of The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Print of The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Print of The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Print of The Joy Zone of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Print of Infant Incubators building at Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Panama-Pacific International Exposition admission ticket shows Star Maiden & Palace of Horticulture at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Woman's Board pamphlet & ticket book for Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Ticket books for Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
Print of Infant Incubators building at Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) admission ticket shows Star Maiden & Palace of Horticulture at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Woman's Board pamphlet & ticket book for Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Ticket books for Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.
San Francisco Chronicle front page for opening day of Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Award ribbons from Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Award medal from Panama-Pacific International Exposition at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Uncle Sam Tip Tray from Panama-Pacific International Exposition in private collection. San Francisco, CA.
San Francisco Chronicle front page for opening day (Feb. 20, 1915) of Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Award ribbons from Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Award medal from Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA.Uncle Sam Tip Tray from Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) in private collection. San Francisco, CA.

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