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

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

1836 Pennsylvania Railroad passenger car photograph

Accession: 1969-006

Founded in 1846, Pennsylvania Railroad Company (PRR) was a leading industrial and transportation force throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This collection features a cyanotype and a photographic copy print of an image depicting the first passenger car created for PRR, most likely taken in 1893 in relation to Chicago World's Columbian Exposition.

Dates: circa 1893

Sally Rand's fan dance at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair photographic reproductions

Accession: 2011-209

Sally Rand (1904-1979) was a burlesque dancer, most well-known for her performances of the "bubble dance" and the "fan dance." The Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park from May 27, 1933 to November 1, 1933. The theme was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms."This small collection consists of eight copy prints made from photographs of Sally Rand's Fan Dance which she performed at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair.

Dates: 1933