Remembering the Chicago Worlds Fair Russell Lewis

ISBN: 9781596528352

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Remembering the Chicago Worlds Fair  by  Russell Lewis

Remembering the Chicago Worlds Fair by Russell Lewis
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With a selection of fine historic images from his best-selling book, Historic Photos of the Chicago Worlds Fair, Russell Lewis provides a valuable and revealing historical retrospective on the Chicago Worlds Fair. Chicagos Worlds ColumbianMoreWith a selection of fine historic images from his best-selling book, Historic Photos of the Chicago Worlds Fair, Russell Lewis provides a valuable and revealing historical retrospective on the Chicago Worlds Fair. Chicagos Worlds Columbian Exposition, popularly called the Chicago Worlds Fair, or the White City, was the largest and most spectacular worlds fair ever built.

The exposition opened on May 1, 1893, and more than 21,000,000 people visited the fair during the six months it was open to the public. The White City was a seminal event in Americas history that changed the way the world viewed Chicago. This volume tells the story of the fair from its construction in Jackson Park to its destruction by fire after the fair had closed. Photographs of the exhibition halls, state buildings, foreign buildings, indoor and outdoor exhibits, the attractions of the Midway, and the various ways to move about the fairgrounds give a sense of how visitors experienced this extraordinary time



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