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View Resource San Francisco Public Library: Golden Gate International Exposition

Opened on February 18, 1939 the Golden Gate International Exposition was designed to celebrate the completion of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. The theme of this exposition was "Pageant of the Pacific,” and offered a gauzy Pacific Rim influence to the art, architecture, and landscape design at the fairgrounds while blending in modernism and technological...