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Philadelphia's World 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 the "Philadelphia's World Fair" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    Centennial Exhibition, 1876 World’s Fair, Grand Army of the Republic, Philadelphia World’s Fair, Librarian Conference, American Library Association
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results. To narrow your results for this topic, search between 1870 and 1876.
  • Be prepared to distinguish between the many articles that discuss other Worlds Fairs (Chicago 1893, St. Louis 1904).

Selected Articles from Chronicling America