Title: Testimonial, Panama Pacific International Exposition
Description: Framed testimonial of the Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco. Printed: The State of Texas Commemoration of the Celebration of Texas Day at the Exposition, July 20, 1915. Signed by the Secretary and President. On the bottom, is the printer's information: Louis Roesch Co. LITH, S.F.
Description: Historical Note: The Panama Pacific International Exposition was the 1915 World's Fair held in San Francisco, California. Taking over three years to construct, the fair had great economic implications for the city that had been almost destroyed by the great earthquake and fire of 1906. Officially, the exposition was a celebration of the completion of the Panama Canal, and also commemorated the 400th anniversary of the discovering of the Pacific Ocean by the explorer, Balboa.
Description: Related Collection: Texas Governor James Edward Ferguson records and Texas Governor O.B. Colquitt records at the Texas State Archives.
Citation information: ATF0417, Artifacts collection. Archives and Information Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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