Airplane View From Oakland

Airplane View From Oakland California


Stock #: 89997
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Oakland
State: California (CA)
County: Alameda
Publisher: J. C. Bardell
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

Purchase Scan Send Print
Additional Details:
Showing San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate International Exposition. In 1939, San Francisco, Oakland and cities around the Golden Gate invite the world to join with them in celebrating the completion of the world two largest brides, spanning San Francisco Bay to the Eastbay, and northward to the vast Redwood Empire. In the foreground of this picture is an architectural sketch by Chesley Bonestell of the Golden Gate International Exposition. Forty Million dollars will go into the staging of California's World's Fair, which will open February 18, 1939, for a period of 228 days.