CA-SAN FRANCISCO-EMPORIUM-SANTA IN SLEIGH-DECEMBER CALENDAR. At Christmas time, all the big dept. stores would have elaborate Christmas scenes in their windows. The Emporium was no exception. They always had a huge Christmas tree in the lobby. It was beautiful but to a little girl, it was a fairy tale.
¤ The SanFrancisco World's Fair 1939 was known as the Golden Gate International Exposition and celebrated the recently dedicated San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge. The Fair was operated in 1939 and 1940 on San Francisco's Treasure Island.