This 56 page publication (excluding the light green/aqua paper cover) is "Official Report, Sacramento Valley Expositions Commissions [for the] Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco [and the] Panama-California Exposition, San Diego" prepared and submitted by J. A. Filcher, Director in Chief. The publication is beautifully illustrated with many photographs of the exhibts from the various Sacramento Valley counties that participated in the two large California expositions of 1915. Canned fruit, honey, olives, olive oil and rice are just some of the valley products mentioned in the publication. There's also a section on mining. The report contains a good image of the California Building at the PPIE. The report on the exposition in San Diego is very short compared to the report about the PPIE. However, it is interesting to note that in San Diego there was a domestic interior scene (sponsored by the Sacramento Elementary Schools) showing a bedroom with two women (mannequins) a little boy and infant (mannequins), "mission" or craftsman style furniture and some toys. There was also an area in the San Diego exposition for "Women's Work" which featured many types of needlework, including lace making, embroidery, etc. and ceramics; the illustration of the ceramics doesn't allow one to see if the work was handmade, handthrown ceramics, or whether it was china painting.

Used: report | Panama Pacific International Exposition | Panama California Exposition

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