World’s Columbian Exposition General Images

Dates: 1893. Size: 10 linear feet in 7 boxes, including 210 photographs and 44 glass plate lantern slides. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, World’s Columbian Exposition Collection. Various scenes of the World's Columbian Exposition and Midway Plaisance on a variety of photographic media. The images depict buildings and scenes from the World’s Columbian Exposition and the accompanying Midway Plaisance. The Catholic Educational Exhibit that was on display in the Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building is especially well represented. [Finding aid]