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Identifier: MSF 531
Scope and Contents The Arvill W. Bitting Collection on World Expositions and Fairs includes promotional materials, newspaper articles, publications, photographs, and exhibit planning materials pertaining to World Fairs held in the United States. The majority of the material is on the 1933-1934 Century of Progress International Exposition held in Chicago, where Bitting worked as director of food exhibits.Materials of note include newspaper articles and photographs from the Golden Gate International...
Dates: circa 1876-1948
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 161
Scope and Contents The World's Fair Purdue Alumni Registers collection contains three registers from the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Panama Pacific International Exposition, and Century of Progress World's Fair showcases. Alumni that visited the fairs were encouraged to sign the registers. Notable signatures include Eulora Miller, Purdue's first female graduate, in the Panama Pacific register and President Theodore Roosevelt in the Louisiana Purchase Exposition register.
Dates: April 30, 1904 - October 31, 1934