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Album of amateur photographs of the World's Columbian Exposition, [ca. 1893]

Amateur snapshots of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 in Chicago and a few other scenes of Chicago and views of the Columbia River and the Pacific Northwest.

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Album of photographs of the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Ill.), 1893.

Shows material on exhibit in the Woman's Building including handiwork, crafts, paintings, silver, furniture, statues, flowers, and clothing. There are no exterior views of the building.

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Ashcraft family glass photograph collection, [ca. 1870-1910s]

Photographs relating to the Ashcraft family of Chicago. The lantern slides and glass negatives were taken by Raymond M. Ashcraft, primarily in the 1890s when he was a teenager, and in the early 1900s as he started his family. The collection shows life in the Hyde Park area of Chicago, with photog...

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C.D. Arnold photograph albums of World's Columbian Exposition construction, 1891-1892.

Photographs depict the construction of exhibition buildings at various stages of completion, the creation of sculptural ornament, and tradesmen in the process of work or posed informally on construction sites.

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Chicago Woman's Club anniversary scrapbook, 1923 Oct.

Visual and printed materials relating to the Chicago Woman's Club's exhibition celebrating the 30th anniversary of the World's Columbian Exposition and the fair's Woman's Building. Members of the Chicago Woman's Club were especially prominent participants in the Board of Lady Managers.

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E. R. Walker photographs of the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893.

Includes professional quality views of the Electricity Building, Transportation Building, Court of Honor, South Canal, Peristyle, Mining Building, Fisheries Building, Art Building, Woman's Building, boats, statues, fountains, and people attending the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago (Ill.)...

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Edward F. Wilder collection of World's Columbian Exposition lantern slides, 1893.

Views of the World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago) copied from photographs by the fair's official photographer, C.D. Arnold.

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George Frederick Newhall glass negatives of the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893.

Views of the World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago) taken by photographer Newhall. Includes a picture of the photographer and a souvenir booklet from the fair.

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Glass negatives of views of the World's Columbian Exposition, [ca. 1892-1893]

Views of buildings and walkways of the World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.). Some views show people.

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Guide to the World's Columbian Exposition Scrapbooks, 1893-1893

Three scrapbooks, compiled by residents of Evanston, Illinois, document the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in clippings, images, and souvenir items.

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Jackson's famous pictures of the World's fair, 1894 June 2.

Includes general and specific views of the World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago).

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J.J. Gibson photograph collection, [ca. 1880-1949]

Photographs by commercial photographer Gibson and his wife May Clark Gibson, who came to Chicago in 1893 to photograph the World's Columbian Exposition and founded a photography business (run by May Clark after 1902), which eventually became part of the Montgomery Ward photography studio. Collect...


Joseph T. Ryerson collection of World's Columbian Exposition photograph albums, 1893.

Amateur quality views of buildings, boats, statues, and fountains, some interiors of exhibit areas and interesting, unposed shots of people attending the World's Columbian Exposition. Many photos are identified.

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Lantern slides from the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893-1894.

Lantern slides show views of the World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.). Includes exteriors of major buildings, such as the Administration Building, the Manufactures and Liberal Arts building, the Electrical building, the Horticulture building, and the Agricultural building. Interior...

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Lindblad, Andrew. Collection, 1839-1937

This collection contains guidebooks and ephemera from the 1893 World's Columbia Exposition and the 1934 World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois. It also includes contemporary magazines and brochures. The collection dates from 1893 to 1937, with the bulk of the material dating from 1933 to 1937.

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Lithographs from The book of the builders, 1894 June 02.

Lithographs from original paintings of various World's Columbian Exposition scenes including Jackson Park, the site of the Art Building, the approach to the North Court Bridge, a wedding procession in Cairo Street, the west terrace from the court of the obelisk, the grand court in winter, and a d...

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Mary C. Benedict lantern slide collection, [ca. 1893-1898]

Collection of views of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, the Spanish-American War of 1898, and a few other views in the 1890s.

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Nitrate negatives of the World's Columbian Exposition, ca. 1893.

Primarily views of the World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893.

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Olson-Moore collection of World's Columbian Exposition lantern slides, 1893.

Views of buildings (interior and exterior), sculpture, exhibits, people visiting the Exposition, Ferris Wheel, ships, the Lagoon, and overviews taken from the roofs of buildings of the World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893.

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Orson H. Watson album of photographs of the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893.

Assorted snapshot views of buildings, statues, boats, ferris wheel and people attending the World's Columbian Exposition. There are no interiors of exhibit areas.

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Photograph album of the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893.

Photographs of unidentified exhibits at the World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago). Includes exhibits containing paintings, sculpture, objects from European countries (notably France and Germany). Many exhibits may be in the Women's Building.

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[Popular views of the World's Columbian Exposition], [1893]

Popular views of people and sites at the World's Columbian Exposition world's fair in Chicago (Ill.). Chromolithographs mounted on cardboard

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Portrait types of the Midway Plaisance, 1894 March 08-May 10.

This series of portrait photographs records the variety of nationalities, tribes and ethnic groups or individuals represented on the Midway of the World's Columbian Exposition. The series contains 10 volumes of eight portraits each. The photographs are by Place and Coover. Vol. 3 contains a two p...

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T.H. McAllister Co. lantern slide collection about the World's Columbian Exposition, [ca. 1893]

Lantern slides of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago (Ill.) including views, buildings, interiors, exhibits, and "slice-of-life" scenes. The lantern slides were manufactured by T.H. McAllister, Manufacturing Optician, and attributed to photographer F. Dundas Todd. T.H. McAllister wa...

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