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Exhibitions

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: World's fairs; International expositions.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Centennial Exhibition buildings chromoxylographs

 Collection
Accession: 1977-321
Abstract:

The Centennial Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one-hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. The collection consists of color-printed cards with views of the exhibition. Included are five views of the major buildings, thirteen state buildings (including Delaware), three international buildings, and one fountain.

Dates: 1876

Centennial Exhibition buildings print

 Collection
Accession: 1998-217
Abstract:

The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. This print gives a general view of the grounds and buildings.

Dates: circa 1876

Centennial Exhibition pass

 Collection
Accession: 1351
Abstract:

The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 was the first official World's Fair to be held in the United States, and was held in Philadelphia to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Joseph Shields Wilson (1835-1903), founder of the Wilmington Steamboat Company, attended and this collection includes his pass and a photograph.

Dates: 1876

Centennial Exhibition photographs and ephemera

 Collection
Accession: 2003-255
Abstract:

The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundreth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. This collection contains Centennial Exhibition photographs, albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera

Dates: circa 1872-1877

Centennial Exhibition puzzle blocks

 Collection
Accession: 1994-314
Abstract:

The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. Five wooden "jigsaw" puzzles showing buildings at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, PA. Also five prints of the same views as the ones on the puzzle, and the original wooden box.

Dates: 1876

Centennial Exposition photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1970-122
Abstract:

The Centennial Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. The collection consists of eight photographic prints with views of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition buildings and grounds.

Dates: 1876

Centennial scrapbook

 Collection
Accession: 2016-297
Abstract:

The Centennial Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. This item is an empty scrapbook with a decorative cover celebrating the Centennial Exhibition.

Dates: circa 1876

Eddie W. Foote memoirs

 Collection
Accession: 0088
Abstract:

Eddie W. Foote (1858-1932) was a correspondent for Hartford and Springfield newspapers. In 1876, he visited the Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia, after which he wrote a memoir about it as well as a visit to Newport.

Dates: 1876