World’s Fairs and Expositions: Visions of Tomorrow

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World’s Fairs and Expositions: Visions of Tomorrow gives researchers access to primary source documents about landmark exhibits from 1843 to 1940. With content types ranging from organizational and administrative records to postcards to Books of the Fairs and watercolors from the exhibitions, this archive captures the spirit, technology, design, and innovations that influenced the modern world. The material comes from 6 collections held by the Smithsonian Institution.

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