Travel w/ Teddy Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet Thru Postcards | SF
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San Francisco Maritime Research Center | Fort Mason Center, San Francisco CA
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Travel with Teddy Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet of sixteen battleships through the medium of colored postcards as the vessels cruised around the world in 1907-1909. We will talk about the development of postcards, the reason for this cruise, the political climate at the time, the animals aboard the ships, and some of the unexpected mishaps; while focusing on the Fleet’s visit to San Francisco.
In the Maritime Research Center, Building E, Fort Mason Center. Free.
Categories: Art & Museums