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1884-NEW ORLEANS-1885 The Great World's Fair Rare Photographic Images from the Collection of Kenneth R. Speth
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$34.95
Size: 8.5" x 8.5"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9780692065099
From December 1884 through May 1885, New Orleans hosted a now nearly forgotten event: The World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition. Seeking to commemorate the first export of cotton from the United States in 1784, the National Cotton Planters Association selected New Orleans, the largest city in the south, as the site for the great international exposition. The citizens and business community of New Orleans, eager to promote the city's recovery from both the ravaging effects of the Civil War and the aftermath of Reconstruction, welcomed the chance to stage an event which would attract visitors and investors to the commercially revitalized city. Established in 1875, the Cent ...
Souvenir of A Ride On The Ferris Wheel at the World's Fair - Chicago 1893 Kenneth R. Speth
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$14.95
Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
In 1893, Pittsburgh engineer and bridge builder George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. suddenly became world famous with the introduction of his mammoth "pleasure wheel" at the World's Columbian Exposition. Celebrating the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' discovery of America, the Chicago World's Fair - and most importantly its innovative Ferris Wheel - succeeded in putting the prosperous Midwestern city on the map. This booklet is a facsimile of a rare illustrated souvenir sold at the Ferris Wheel during the 1893 World's Fair.
World Boulevard Exposition OFFICIAL GUIDE Kenneth R. Speth
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781642549843
The World Boulevard Exposition is designed to educate as well as entertain. Arranged on a block plan, with four major international zones, the compact site is simple to navigate and requires minimal walking to visit pavilions from the many nations of the world! A total of 148 nations are represented at the exposition. 82 of these have erected individual pavilions while 66 others are housed within six large International Joint pavilions containing displays from from countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and the Pacific Islands.