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

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Centennial Exhibition pass

Accession: 1351

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