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Presentations for the Public Eye: Exhibits and Exhibitors at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Julie K. Brown

in Health and Medicine on Display: International Expositions in the United States, 1876-1904

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026574
eISBN:
9780262258630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026574.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, held in St. Louis, Missouri, featured rich and extensive exhibits of social economy and health. Aside from exhibits found in the Education and Social Economy ... More


Making History

in Whose Fair?: Experience, Memory, and the History of the Great St. Louis Exposition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226293103
eISBN:
9780226293127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293127.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with the voice of the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, as articulated by David Francis, the president of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company, who is important because of his ... More


Introduction: The Complicated and Collaborative Art of Colonial Display

Michael C. Hawkins

in Semi-Civilized: The Moro Village at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748219
eISBN:
9781501748233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748219.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter provides a background of the Philippine Village exhibit at the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904. Despite the supposedly comprehensive nature of the Philippine display, the ... More


Making a Solemn Protest: Site and Services at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Julie K. Brown

in Health and Medicine on Display: International Expositions in the United States, 1876-1904

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026574
eISBN:
9780262258630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026574.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the establishment of medical authority and the provision of medical services, the conditions for exposition workers, and the problems of imposing hygienic sanitation during ... More


Wash in the Age of Progress

Claudio Saunt

in Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176315
eISBN:
9780199788972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176315.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

By the turn of the 19th century, many Indians despaired of the future. Some firmly believed in the inevitability of progress, a theme highlighted at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, attended by G. ... More


Making Images

in Whose Fair?: Experience, Memory, and the History of the Great St. Louis Exposition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226293103
eISBN:
9780226293127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293127.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Photographs and stereographs taken of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition provided vicarious experience for those who could not attend, just as much as newspaper and journal articles and novels and ... More


Introduction

in Whose Fair?: Experience, Memory, and the History of the Great St. Louis Exposition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226293103
eISBN:
9780226293127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293127.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book, which focuses on one of the great, important events of the early twentieth century—the Louisiana Purchase Exposition held in St. Louis in 1904—inquires into how we come to know about and ... More


Building Empire: Architecture and American Imperialism in the Philippines

in Visualizing American Empire: Orientalism and Imperialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075334
eISBN:
9780226075303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075303.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter investigates the representation of the Orient at turn-of-the-century world's fairs, asking initially why Americans became so interested in representing the Orient through architecture at ... More


Making Identities

in Whose Fair?: Experience, Memory, and the History of the Great St. Louis Exposition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226293103
eISBN:
9780226293127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293127.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Sometimes the meaning of an event is best understood by those looking in from the margins, those excluded for one reason or another, who could not attend but recognize the importance of being ... More


Epilogue

Michael C. Hawkins

in Semi-Civilized: The Moro Village at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748219
eISBN:
9781501748233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748219.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This epilogue reflects on the author's experience while serving as a supporting participant in a grant project known as the Philippine Youth Leadership Program (PYLP). In the closing days of the ... More


City Beautiful

David E. Nye

in American Illuminations: Urban Lighting, 1800-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037419
eISBN:
9780262344784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037419.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Expositions in St. Louis and San Francisco and the 1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration were brilliantly coordinated electric landscapes. Urban planners such Frederick Law Olmsted and Charles Mulford ... More


Freddie, 1904

Edward A. Berlin

in King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin and His Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199740321
eISBN:
9780190245221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740321.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American, Opera

Joplin had gone to Chicago after the failure of his opera and in late 1903 (or early 1904) went to Arkansas to visit relatives. In Little Rock he met a nineteen-year-old woman named Freddie Alexander ... More


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