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1893 World's Columbian Exposition: Newspapers

For six short months in 1893, Jackson Park in Chicago was home to one of the largest and most spectacular expositions of the 19th Century. Near the close of the Fair, The Field Columbian Museum (now The Field Museum) was founded.

Historical Newspapers

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Historical Periodicals

Coverage of the Fair before, during, and after may also be be found within these sources:

  • Chicago Tribune 
  • Daily Inter Ocean
  • Harper's Weekly
  • Inter Ocean Illustrated Supplement
  • Scientific American
  • Sunday Inter Ocean 
  • World's Columbian Exposition Illustrated