Columbian Exposition

Columbian Exposition:

see World's Columbian ExpositionWorld's Columbian Exposition,
held at Chicago, May–Nov., 1893, in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus. Authorized (1890) by Congress, it was planned and completed by a commission headed by Thomas W.
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The ensemble dates to the 1970s when local musicians gathered at the Field Museum in Chicago to play the instrument brought to the United States in 1893 for the World's Columbian Exposition.
Four sites across the country had trained their telescopes on the star Arcturus, which at the time was estimated to be at a distance of 40 light-years away, meaning that the arriving photons would have left the star in 1893--the time of Chicago's first big fair, the Columbian Exposition.
Visitors will be able to gather and learn from period art and exhibits featuring the 1893 Columbian Exposition.
It is the World's Columbian Exposition 22 years later, lusty and industrious.
A Wisconsin teacher was excited about the many possibilities for using "Souvenir Map of the World's Columbian Exposition at Jackson Park and Midway Plaisance" (Chicago, 1893).
We strongly suspect that John Ringling traveled to the Columbian Exposition of 1893 in Chicago; the Art Institute there also collected panels like this.
When a new-fangled curiosity was shown in Chicago at the 1893 Columbian Exposition, few people gave it much attention.
For example, the 1893 Columbian Exposition and the White City created new ways of thinking about architecture and planning that influenced subsequent campus planning approaches.
In Chapter 4, Pizer follows Garland to Chicago, where in 1893 he spoke at the Literary Congress of the Columbian Exposition, calling for realism and local color.
He begins with a description of the first large-scale North American encounter with the cultures of Java through the Sundanese gamelan music performed at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, then explores episodes in the lives of each individual that were most affected by images of Java and their significance for their self-fashioning, including the difference between their actual experiences and their representations.
Odom is Board of Lady Managers of the Columbian Exposition Professor of Chemistry in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.
Rather the author begins with the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, then examines farm and city life at the turn of the century, the terrible depression of the 1890s, and the roles of laboring people and big business leaders.