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Uncovering the Mystery of the Women in the Oldsmobile Convertible in San Francisco, 1939

Uncover the mystery of the two women sitting in an Oldsmobile convertible in San Francisco in 1939. Learn about the Golden Gate International Expo and the history of 1930s San Francisco. Plus, get a great book about the city during this time.
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This is San Francisco life in 1939. These women are sitting in an Oldsmobile convertible in San Francisco for the Golden Gate International Expo. Who are these women, and what became of them?

1939. “General Motors exhibit, Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco. Girls in Oldsmobile convertible coupe.” Anyone need a lift? 8×10 film negative, originally from the Wyland Stanley collection.

Source: Shorpy

If you’re interested in a good book about 1930s San Francisco history, check out San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay on Amazon, originally published in 1940.

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