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Santa Clara resident at the Panama–Pacific International Exposition in 1915

This photo shows early Santa Clara resident, Carl Johnson, (standing at left) at the Panama–Pacific International Exposition world's fair that was held in San Francisco, California, in 1915. Carl Johnson was the owner of a large orchard in Santa Clara Valley. The purpose of this world's fair was to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal. The fair was held in what is now known as the Marina District.

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