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Author Smith, Duane A.
Title Colorado goes to the fair : World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893 / Duane A. Smith, Karen A. Vendl, Mark A. Vendl.
Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2011.

Author Smith, Duane A.
Subject World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) -- History.
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Influence.
Exhibitions -- Social aspects -- Colorado -- History -- 19th century.
Social change -- Colorado -- History -- 19th century.
Colorado -- History -- 1876-1950.
Colorado -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Colorado -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Alt Name Vendl, Karen A.
Vendl, Mark A.
Description 1 online resource (x, 108 pages) : illustrations, map
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: You must see this fair -- Prologue: Metropolis of the West -- The fair comes to Chicago -- Come, come, come to the fair : World's Columbian Exposition -- Surprise to the world -- Not matter, but mind; not things, but men -- Temptations galore -- Coloradans go to the fair : their experiences and opinions -- Epilogue: The glory and the reality -- Appendix: Colorado exhibits receiving awards.
Summary In this heavily illustrated text, the authors trace the glory of the World's Fair and the impact it would have on Colorado, where Gilded Age excess clashed with the enthusiasm of westward expansion.
Note English.
ISBN 9780826350428 (electronic bk.)
0826350429 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 769189774
Additional Format Print version: Smith, Duane A. Colorado goes to the fair. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2011 (DLC) 2011010297

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