San Francisco Public Library

Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Panama Pacific International Exposition

Take a virtual tour of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) of 1915 with this official map from the fair.

Click a location on the map to view a photograph of that site.

The Library’s collection contains many more images of the PPIE and other San Francisco fairs. Browse a list of Digitized Images by Subject to view a sample the PPIE images that have been digitized. Over 2,000 images documenting the Panama-Pacific International Exposition have been added to the online database. Start with a keyword search. Browse the Subject Guide to view subject headings for the entire PPIE photo collection, including those not available online.

More non-digitized visual materials to explore for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition include the Postcard Collection, Panorama Collection, Stereograph Collection and Oversize Photograph Collection.

Photograph albums (both vernacular and professional) to view during the open hours of the Photo Desk: