The six murals by Miguel CovarrubiasÂ depicting the Pacific Rim in all of its cultural and natural glory were the center piece of the Golden Gate International Exposition.Â Today, however, only five of murals remain. See The Lost Mural of JosÃ© Miguel Covarrubias
Also check out this YouTube homage to Covarrubias.
Saturday March 4, 1939 “Sam had to work most of the day. Nite: with Marc, Ruth + Jerry to the Fair + what a time. Met Eureka people, rode on rolling chairs, and saw Palace of Fine and Decorative Arts.
“On return we met Covarrubias.”
Friday March 10, 1939. “Walked to the beach + back in the A.M. Nite: Jeanne and I met Sam. Dinner at Fior d’Italia.
Saturday March 11, 1939. “Took Sam to work. Took Jeanne and friends to the ferry. Met Marc at 1:30, an afternoon of drinking. Went to Ruth’s at eight. Then to Izzy’s for dinner. Sam and Marion fell asleep but I danced. Paul Dohrman drove us home and stayed over.”