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  • Great Exhibition 1851
  • World’s Columbian Exhibition 1893
  • New York Worlds Fair 1939-1940
  • Crystal Palace
  • Exhibitions History 19th Century
  • Exhibitions History 20th Century
  • Trades shows History 19th Century
  • Trades shows History 20th Century

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Ted Bergfelt
402 Gumberg Library
Duquesne University
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Pittsburgh, PA 15282