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The World's Columbian Exhibition module is the result of a collaboration
with Kenwood Academy High School  under the auspices of a National
Endowment for the Humanities grant from the Schools for a New Millennium

Production Team ::

Christie Thomas,  Assistant Director and Content Coordination
Steven Lane, Managing Web Producer and Learning Objects Designer
Chris Hastings, Production Assistant

Content Providers :: Janice Knight, Professor of English, The University of Chicago
Neil Harris, Professor of History, The University of Chicago

Source Materials:

:: The Book of the Fair: an historical and descriptive presentation of the world's science, art, and industry, as viewed through the Columbian Exposition at Chicago in 1893, designed to set forth the display made by the Congress of Nations, of human achievement in material form, so as to more effectually to illustrate the profess of mankind in all the departments of civilized life / by Hubert Howe Bancroft ... Chicago, San Francisco : The Bancroft Company, 1893. 10 v. [approx., 1000p.] :illus. (incl. ports.), 41 cm.
:: The Dream City: a portfolio of photographic views of the World's Columbian Exposition / with an introduction by Halsey C. Ives. St. Louis, Mo.: Published weekly by N. D. Thompson Publishing Co., 1893-1894. 300 p. of photos; 29 x 35cm.
:: A Trip Through the Columbian Exposition With a Camera / Harrison, Thomas: Chicago: Globe Lithographing and Printing Co., 1893.
:: Some Images provided by: University of Chicago. Library. Special Collections Research Center.


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