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09 March 2015

This Wed: 3/11: Spectacle, Identity & Citizenship at the PPIE- SF History Center, SF Public Library

China Day at PPIE. Courtesy SF History Center
News of a great event on the Panama-Pacific International Exposition from our friends at the San Francisco Public Library this week! Spectacle, Identity & Citizenship: Bay Area Ethnic and Racial Communities at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. 

Abigail Markwyn, historian and author of several books on Worlds Fairs, will be speaking Wednesday March 11 2015 at 6PM in the Latino/ Hispanic Community Meeting Room, Lower Level of the Main Library in San Francisco. She will discuss the ways in which local groups, including Irish, German, African American, Chinese Americans and Catholics each participated in shaping the spectacle of the fair. 

The event is Free- follow the link above or call 415.557.4277 for more information. 

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