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date: 18 May 2024

World's Fairs and Expositions. 

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The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
John FindlingJohn Findling

The era of modern world's fairs began with the 1851 Crystal Palace Exhibition in London. Housed in Joseph Paxton's stunning glass and iron structure, this fair attracted over six million visitors and served as a model for many subsequent fairs. In the United States, ... ...

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