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The great American fair : the World's Columbian Exposition & American culture

Author: Reid Badger
Publisher: Chicago : N. Hall, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Badger, Reid.
Great American fair.
Chicago : N. Hall, ©1979
(OCoLC)644803424
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reid Badger
ISBN: 0882294482 9780882294483 0882296922 9780882296920
OCLC Number: 4832338
Description: xvi, 177 pages, [25] leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm
Contents: Preface --
Prologue: Opening day --
Introduction: The Great World's Fair and Victorial Culture --
pt. 1. THE BACKGROUND --
The Crystal Palace and the origins of the institution --
The growth and character of the institution --
America and the Great World's Fairs --
pt. 2. THE SETTING --
Energy and uncertainty --
The representative city --
pt. 3. THE GREAT FAIR --
Genesis and growth of the idea --
Organization --
The site, the plan, and the design --
Finance and promotion --
Dedication day --
Final preparations --
The World's Congress --
The exhibits --
The midway --
pt. 4. THE CULTURE --
Achievement and influence --
A confusion of symbols --
The vision of unity --
Epilogue --
APPENDICES --
A) The World's Fairs --
B) U.S. appropriations to exhibitions and fairs --
C) The act creating the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 --
D) Preliminary and final classification system --
E) The Presidential proclamation --
F) Memorandum of December 9, 1890 --
G) Burnham's letter of December 13, 1890 --
H) A financial balance sheet.
Responsibility: Reid Badger.

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