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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Boom Staff A roundup of interesting things to do, see, and read around California in the spring of 2015. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 San Francisco San Diego California Tower Panama-Pacific International Exposition Panama-Pacific International Exposition...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Thomas J. Osborne San Francisco’s 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, celebrating the opening of the Panama Canal, symbolized California’s desire for preeminence in Pacific trade and naval power. The expected reopening of an enlarged Panama Canal in 2015 is causing shippers, ports, and...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 50–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Elizabeth Logan Planners of San Francisco’s 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition wanted to present their city as the center of an American empire that stretched from Maine to the Philippines. The fair’s head landscape engineer John McLaren and his team spent three years planning and...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 62–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Abigail Markwyn Labor relations during the run up to and duration of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 have been called the “Pax Panama Pacifica” thanks to unwritten agreements between fair planners and key labor unions in San Francisco. Fair planners intended to use the...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Suzanne Fischer “Pacific” was the key term in the name of San Francisco's Panama Pacific International Exposition. The fair presented a vision of an increasingly unified Pacific region under the control of American economic and political power. Of course, California had been part of a coherent...