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Welcoming the World: San Francisco's Fairs of 1915 and 1939–1940

Leta E. Miller

in Music and Politics in San Francisco: From the 1906 Quake to the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268913
eISBN:
9780520950092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268913.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the first half of the twentieth century, San Francisco hosted two major world fairs: in 1915 and in 1939–40. A comparison of musical programming for these two enormous undertakings highlights ... More


Introduction California Welcomes the World

Jessica B. Teisch

in Engineering Nature: Water, Development, and the Global Spread of American Environmental Expertise

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834435
eISBN:
9781469603513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878019_teisch.4
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book begins with San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915. The state's nineteenth-century dream had rested on anti-industrial and agrarian themes, but the 1915 exposition ... More


City Beautiful

David E. Nye

in American Illuminations: Urban Lighting, 1800-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037419
eISBN:
9780262344784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037419.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Expositions in St. Louis and San Francisco and the 1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration were brilliantly coordinated electric landscapes. Urban planners such Frederick Law Olmsted and Charles Mulford ... More


Sounding Philippine Nationalism at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915

Mary Talusan

in Instruments of Empire: Filipino Musicians, Black Soldiers, and Military Band Music during US Colonization of the Philippines

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496835666
eISBN:
9781496835710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496835666.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Since their last visit to the U.S. in 1909, the Philippine Constabulary Band’s reputation was firmly established, the Philippine-American War was over, and the Jones Bill, a landmark proposition ... More


A Craze of the Frisco Exposition

Jim Tranquada and John King

in The Ukulele: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835446
eISBN:
9780824869762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835446.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the presence of Hawaiian music at expositions. Because of the ʻukulele's widespread popularity on the West Coast, the Hawaiian presence at the Panama-Pacific International ... More


Images: The Tastemaker

in Knowledge is Pleasure: Florence Ayscough in Shanghai

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139590
eISBN:
9789888180202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139590.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Ayscough first developed as a connoisseur, under the guidance of collectors she met through the Royal Asiatic Society, including John C. Ferguson. She curated exhibitions of Chinese art in Shanghai, ... More


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