Attractions and Exhibits
Sculpture and Paintings
Photos and Postcards
Medals of Award
Fair Visitors
The Year 1915
PPIE Goodies
Related Sites
Comments and Questions Welcome!

Remnants of a Dream
Information about the PPIE and details about what remains today.

America Hurrah
Information and images of a variety of PPIE subjects.

History of the Palace of Fine Arts
From the Exploratorium website.

Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco:

A good summary of the fair.

Information on the lighting of the PPIE.

Details of how they filled in the land under the PPIE

Interactive PPIE Map
From the SF Public Library. Click on areas of the map to bring up photos of the fair.

San Francisco Public Library Historic Photo Collection
Many nice photos digitized online.

Keystone Stereocards
The PPIE in 3D from the Exploratorium website.

Listing of Panoramic Photos from American Memory Website
Showing PPIE During and After Construction

Project Gutenberg Texts:

The Art of the Exposition
The author, Eugen Neuhaus, provides a description of the architecture, sculpture, and murals of the 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition held in San Francisco.

The Galleries of the Exposition
A Critical Review of the Paintings, Statuary and the Graphic Arts in The Palace of Fine Arts at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, by Eugen Neuhaus.

Sculpture and Mural Decorations of the Exposition
The author (father of Alexander Calder - the contemporary sculptor) provides a description of the sculptures of the 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition held in San Francisco. By A. Sterling Calder

Sculpture of the Exposition Palaces and Courts
Descriptive Notes on the Art of the Statuary at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, by Juliet Helena Lumbard James.

Palaces and Courts of the Exposition
A Handbook of the Architecture, Sculpture and Mural Paintings with Special Reference to the Symbolism, by Juliet Helena Lumbard James.

The City of Domes
A Walk with an Architect About the Courts and Palaces of the Panama Pacific International Exposition, by John D. Barry.

The Jewel City
An overview of the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco. This books discusses more than the artwork, by describing the contents of the other palaces, the state buildings, and the foreign pavilions. By Ben Macomber