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Chicago World's Fair: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "Chicago World's Fair (The World's Columbian Exposition)" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    Chicago World’s Fair, Columbian Exposition, Midway Plaisance, White City.
  • To narrow results search between 1892 and 1893.
  • To find articles about specific events related to the Fair, include additional terms in search.  For example, when searching for articles about the opening of the Fair, include the word opening or phrase opening day in search terms.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America