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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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The Fair on Treasure Island

My dad was eleven years old when the Golden Gate International Exposition opened on Treasure Island in February, 1939. Admission to the fair was 25 cents for kids his age and a bargain at the price, considering the entertainment value … Continue reading

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