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Smithsonian Collections Online: World’s Fairs & Expositions: Visions Of Tomorrow

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Smithsonian Collections Online: World’s Fairs And Expositions: Visions Of Tomorrow gives researchers access to primary source documents about landmark exhibits from 1840 to 1940. This resource is just one part of Gale’s long-term partnership with the Smithsonian Institution to create searchable archives of the Smithsonian’s vast collections. With more than 500,000 pages of content, this archive captures the spirit, technology, design, and innovations that influenced the modern world.

This collection allows users to explore the technological progress that shaped contemporary outlooks and reflected national identities. It offers researchers unique insight into architecture, fine and decorative arts, technology, industrial design, history, science, entertainment, politics, urban planning, medicine, manufacturing and cultural history, among other disciplines.

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