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Paul R. Strain Columbian Exposition Diary, 1893

Author:
Strain, Paul R. 1879-1954
Subject:
Strain, Thomas H
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Physical description:
0.015 cu. ft., in 1 document box
Type:
Diaries
Collection descriptions
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
1893
1890-1900
Notes:
Paul R. Strain of Colliers, West Virginia, attended the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, October 1893, with his father, Thomas H. Strain, who received the Blue Ribbon for Spanish Merino Wool at the Exposition. Paul Strain was fourteen at the time and this was his first long-distance trip.
Summary:
A diary kept by Paul R. Strain during his visit to the Exposition, October 1893. It describes various buildings he toured and the exhibits that caught his attention, and records his personal impressions of the Exposition. The diary takes the form of hand-written notes.
Cite as:
Paul R. Strain Columbian Exposition Diary, 1893, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Exhibitions
Local number:
1989.3043 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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