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Pittsburgh at the 1893 Columbian Exposition

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Social Studies +2 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Primary (5 to 8 years old)
The first world's fair exhibited the latest advancements in technology, food production, and the arts. Pittsburgh was represented by Westinghouse, Heinz, Brashear, and Ferris.

souvenir card

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Souvenir picture

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

World's Columbian Exposition Commemorative Medal

National Museum of American History

"Of Florida" 1889

National Anthropological Archives

Model for Wheat [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Model for The Farmer [sculpture] / (photographed by A. B. Bogart)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

souvenir card

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

souvenir card

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

souvenir card

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

World's Columbian Exposition

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Columbian Exposition Owney tag

National Postal Museum

Christopher Columbus Commemorative Medal

National Museum of American History

Columbian Historical Exposition in Madrid, Spain

Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Medal

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum