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Exhibitions, Trade Shows, and World's Fairs

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World's Columbia Exposition, 1893
World's Columbian Exposition
(aka 1893 Chicago World's Fair) a celebration of the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's landing in America

Trans-Mississippi Exposition
Trans-Mississippi Exposition
a showcase for the development of the West from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Coast

Pan-American Exposition
Pan-American Exposition
a celebration of "commercial well being and good understanding among the American Republics"

Louisiana Purchase Exposition
Louisiana Purchase Exposition
(aka 1904 St. Louis World's Fair) a celebration of the centennial of the Louisiana Purchase

Jamestown Exposition
Jamestown Exposition
a celebration of the 300th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition
aka Seattle World's Fair

Panama-Pacific International Exposition
Panama-Pacific International Exposition
a commemoration of the opening of the Panama Canal and the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the Pacific Ocean by Vasco Balboa

Sesquicentennial International Exposition
Sesquicentennial International Exposition
a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence

Century of Progress International Exposition
Century of Progress International Exposition
(aka 1933 Chicago World's Fair) a commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Chicago

Golden Gate International Exposition
Golden Gate International Exposition
a celebration of two bridges, and the Pacific

New Yoek World's Fair, 1939-1940
New York World's Fair
"A Glimpse of the Future"

Brussels World's Fair
Brussels World's Fair
April 17-October 19, 1958

Seattle World's Fair, 1962
Seattle World's Fair
aka Century 21 International Exposition

New York World's Fair, 1964-1965
New York World's Fair
"Peace Through Understanding," with a dedication to "Man's Achievement on a Shrinking Globe in an Expanding Universe"

Japan World's Fair, 1970 (EXPO 70)
Japan World's Fair
aka EXPO'70

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