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Zoe Dell Lantis, GGIE Theme Girl

Miss Zoe Dell┬áLantis was the Golden Gate International Exposition’s theme girl. The fair was first held in 1939, yet Zoe spent years prior to its opening traveling and promoting it. Some of my favorite images of Zoe are below. Be … Continue reading

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Tigers and stingrays and ponies … oh my!

From miniature ponies at the circus, to photographing dolphins underwater, we have some more fantasic animal shots to share from the Examer’s print team! Below, Robert Hayward, chief taxidermist of the British Museum, London, uses a dentist drill to prep … Continue reading

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Rain Maker from Glendale, California

This morning we had some showers in Berkeley, CA, that were much appreciated. But what if it were your job to make the rain? Charles M. Hatfield from Glendale, CA, had just that job! According to the Examiner, Mr. Hatfield … Continue reading

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Benny Bufano

Beniamino “Benny” Bufano was born in Italy in 1898. He moved to San Francisco in 1915 to work with the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Later in life he settled permamently in the Bay area. The photograph below is a wonderful example … Continue reading

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