National Geographic : 1953 Apr
,~~(;6-" You had a gay lunch, bought a corsage at a side- walk stand, hopped a cable car for a ride up Nob and Russian Hills ... suddenly, at a ere t, the world is at your feet (surpri es come often in this delightful city) ... The Golde~ Gate with its bridge is to your le.ft..: th ~ Pacific beyond . You see the vast Bay wtth Its Islands and hip . There's Alcatraz ... the Bay Bridge ... and beyond, the rimmin<T com- munities and mountains... 0 You are at th we tern edge of the most fa CI- nating quare mile in America. As your car le- scends to Fi hermen's Wharf you see t the ea t • • • Golden Gate and the B ay from R ussian Hill ... ~~ ~------------ •.. a co ·rsage in the sun at a sidewalk stand ... th e beacon of the Latin Quarter, oit Tower, on T elegraph Hill ... and tall building ofbu ine s overlooking the pagodas of Chinatown ... To read about the pleasures and adventures of your an Franci co isit in advance end for our new free 16-page photo-folder, r Guidt to Exciting D ays and Nights in San Francisco." It tells you about this city with picture text and maps; also about nearby lovely vacationland . ... Mission T rail, R ed\·\Ood Empire, Yo emit , '49er Gold Country, Lake Tahoe, Sha ta- cade Wond rland, etc. ~~~FORY RFREEF LDER. end name and address plainly to: CALIFORNIA! Dept. F, 703 Market 'treet, an Fran i co , alifornia.