Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco



Y/M/D Description Place
1912/00/00 Alexander Calder is named acting-chief (under Karl Bitter) of sculpture for the Panama-Pacific Exposition. He obtained a studio in NYC and there employed the services of model Audrey Munson who posed for him - Star Maiden
1915/00/00 Palace of Fine Arts built as an art pavilion, designed by Bernard Maybeck and decorative elements by William Gladstone Merchant Palace of Fine Arts, SF, San Francisco
1915/00/00 Harriett Carolan serves as Director of the Fine Arts Department of the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. Palace of Fine Arts, SF, San Francisco
1915/01/00 The Van's Restaurant is built as part of the Japanese Exhibition for the Panama Pacific International Exposition. The Van's Restaurant, Belmont
1915/02/00 Desiring to firmly establish his reputation in America, Sargent sends the portrait of Gautreau across the Atlantic to the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. Palace of Fine Arts, SF, San Francisco
1915/02/20 Celebrating the completion of the Panama Canal, Panama-Pacific International Exposition opens on a 636 acre (2.6 km2) along the northern shore, between the Presidio and Fort Mason, now known as the Marina District. Palace of Fine Arts, SF, San Francisco
1915/03/00 "The Pioneer" is first exhibited at Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. The Pioneer, Visalia
1915/04/00 In the spring, the Lincoln Hotel is built in a hurry by Emil Mahlsted in order to be ready for thousands of automobile tourists expected to travel across the country - and across Iowa once the mud dries - to the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco. Lincoln Hotel, Lowden, Lowden, IA
1915/07/00 James Manufacturing Co wins a Grand Prize for their model dairy barn exhibit at the Great Panama-Pacific International Exposition
1915/07/21 TR speaking in the Court of the Universe at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco.
1915/09/04 We saw "a life-size group up on a pedestal so one looks up to it. A woman ... guiding a boy and girl before her ... protecting them.... It is wonderful and so true in detail. The shoe exposed is large and heavy and I'd swear it had been half-soled." LIW Palace of Fine Arts, SF, San Francisco
1915/12/04 459,000 attend the last day of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition.
1915/12/05 Dismantling the Panama-Pacific International Exposition begins. Inside the Conservatory of Flowers is a heavy, unmarked, marble urn with nude children forming a ring around its base and a nearby palm tree transplanted from the Panama-Pacific Expo. Conservatory of Flowers, San Francisco
1917/00/00 The Library of French Thought, a collection assembled for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, is given to Cal State by the French government, and opens in its own space in Doe Library. Doe Memorial Library, Berkeley
1974/00/00 "West from Home", a collection of letters, some about the Panama-Pacific International Expo, by Laura Wilder to her husband Almanzo Wilder in 1915, is published by Harper and Row with the subtitle Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder, San Francisco, 1915.

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