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The 1933 Chicago World's Fair: A Century of Progress
Chicago's 1933 world's fair set a new direction for international expositions. Earlier fairs had exhibited technological advances, but Chicago's fair organizers used the very idea of progress to buoy national optimism during the Depression's darkest years. Orchestrated by business leaders and engineers, almost all former military men, the fair reflected a ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published September 24th 2008 by University of Illinois Press
(first published January 1st 2008)
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