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World's Fairs: Architecture, Design, and Politics 1850-1970
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About This Guide
This guide was created to assist students in Peter Clericuzio's HAA 1400/2400 class on World's Fairs.
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World's Fair Digital Collection - Fresno State
The Donald G. Larson Collection on International Expositions and Fairs is the largest comprehensive world's fair research collection on the West Coast. The collection contains more than 16,000 official guides, pamphlets, postcards, photographs, sheet music, and other materials from over 200 different fairs from 1851 to the present.
The digitized collection is but a fraction of what is available onsite, but having the ability to access what has been digitized from the collection is invaluable for those students doing visual research off-site.
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