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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
... Progressive Era labor strife trade unions unskilled workers empire abigail markwyn Fair Labor Constructing an idealized Pacific city T he message was supposed to be simple and clear: San Francisco was the newqueen of the Pacific world and a flagship city for commerce in an empire thatextended west...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 71–78.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Phoebe S.K. Young San Diego vied with San Francisco to host the 1915 World’s Fair. San Francisco won, but San Diego went ahead and staged the International Panama-California Exposition. Planners of both fairs traded on ideas of empire to raise their cities’ profiles and capitalize on increased...