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WORLD'S FAIRS INTERNET RESOURCES

There are many web pages dedicated to American World's Fairs. They include virtual tours, academic papers, memorabilia collectors, and dealers in books and collectables. Several view books and other primary documents on the Fairs have also been digitized in their entirety.

Among the many attractive web pages on American World's Fairs and Expositions are:

Centennial 1876
[http://www.150.si.edu/chap4/four.htm] The site is a part of the Smithsonian Institution's larger exhibit on American history entitled Bright Lights, Bold Adventures: 1846-1878.

World's Columbian Exposition: Idea, Experience, Aftermath [http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ma96/wce/title.html] A self-titled "hypertextual thesis" on the Fair.

A Souvenir of the Pan-American Exposition
[http://intotem.buffnet.net/bhw/panamex/Welcome.html] A part of the web site The Buffalo History Works.

The 1915 Panama -Pacific International Exposition
[http://www.sanfranciscomemories.com/ppie/panamapacific.html] This is a great site for this San Francisco event.

The Liberty Bell Virtual Museum
[http://www.libertybellmuseum.com/] This virtual museum is dedicated to"promotion, study, and appreciation for America's most widely recognized icon of freedom - the Liberty Bell.

A Century of Progress
[http://www.chicagohistory.org/history/century.html] This is one of may excellent Chicago history sites developed by the Chicago Historical Society.

Images from the 1939 New York World's Fair
[http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/wooda/39fair.html] This site focuses on postcards and advertisements from the Fair.


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