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6 edition of World"s fair authentic guide found in the catalog.

World"s fair authentic guide

complete reference book to St. Louis and the Louisiana purchase exposition...

by Official Guide Company (Saint Louis, Mo.)

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Published by The Official guide company in St. Louis, Mo .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsT860 .A103
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6961781M
LC Control Number05034907
OCLC/WorldCa812914

- This board is inspired by the family keepsake NY World's Fair pin (cover) brought back by my aunt, given to my sister many years later, and lost by me. I've since purchased a replacement for my sister, and several others for myself. See more ideas about World's fair, Family keepsakes, Fair pins.   "World's Fair" is a beautifully written book, but it is also fair to say that at times it is overwritten. However, when the writing is as good as this is you mostly don't care about that. Doctorow does an amazing job of capturing how a child sees and interprets things. You really live inside the Reviews:

Political and cultural identity vied with science and modernity to create a show-stopping event. The fair lasted nearly six months and before it was over tallied around 32 million visitors. Famous for its textiles, the French city of Lyon came up with the idea of creating a woven book for the fair.   I believe World’s Fair is a literary reproduction by E. L. Doctorow of his own childhood – the novel is so compassionate and it is full of authentic feelings. I imagined houses as superior beings who talked silently to each other. Child’s imagination, child’s fantasies and /5().

  A mantle of snow covers the construction site of the World's Fair in New York City on Febru In the foreground is the Chrysler . When George Washington Gale Ferris Jr. unveiled his foot-tall (meter) "pleasure wheel" at the Chicago World's Fair, it was the largest single piece of forged steel ever made.


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