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Title Recollections of the fair
Author Hyde, Sam P.
Date 1909
Document Type Diary
Description A 68-page disbound album filled with handwritten narrative and impressions, ink drawings, and photographs of the 1904 World's Fair. Subjects covered include statues, the rattan wheel chair, the Igorrotes, the Ferris wheel (including a picture taken while on the ride), artillery pieces, the pavilions of Japan and Austria, and the Washington State building.
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Fair 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis
Keywords personal account, entertainment, parade, military, Native Americans, electricity, photography, public holiday, state pavilions, award, animals, pricing, national pavilions, lighting
Countries United States; Japan; Austria
Places St. Louis
Attractions Grand Basin; Ferris Wheel; Igorrote Village; Festival Hall; The Pike; Hereafter; Creation; Tyrolean Alps
Archive Missouri Historical Society
Copyright Missouri Historical Society