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The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Topic: MemoryTopic: ProgressTopic: PeopleTopic: PowerTopic: Empire
Topic: Progress: The Meaning of the Machine
Toolbox Overview: The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Resource Menu: Progress
Text 1. Memory and Machines
Text 2. Brooklyn Bridge
Text 3. Human Machines
Text 4. Christine Frederick
Text 5. Thomas Eakins
Text 6. Thomas Edison
Text 7. Wealth and Weightlessness
Text 8. Southern Statis
Text 9. The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago
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9.  The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago
- Henry Adams, "Chicago," Ch. 22 in The Education of Henry Adams, 1907 (PDF)
- The Dream City: A Portfolio of Photographic Views of the World's Columbian Exposition, 1894

    World's Columbian Exposition
Columbian Exposition

  
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"Chicago": 6 pages
The Dream City: view online. You may also explore the entire site (site map) on the Exposition or visit the highlights page. You may choose to print several images or documents from the site.

Online Sources "Chicago": National Humanities Center
The Dream City: Illinois Institute of Technology

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Henry Adams, biography from PBS/WGBH

Henry Adams, biography from Literary Encyclopedia

The Education of Henry Adams, full text from Hypertexts, American Studies, University of Virginia

World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, from the Paul V. Galvin Library Digital History Collection, Illinois Institute of Technology

The World's Columbian Exposition: Idea, Experience, Aftermath, from Hypertexts, American Studies, University of Virginia

World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, images, from A Digital Archive of American Architecture, Boston College


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