World's Fair Notes

By Marian Shaw,

Book cover of World's Fair Notes: A Woman Journalist Views Chicago's 1893 Columbian Exposition

Book description

Presents a series of contemporary articles describing the 1893 Chicago world's fair for the Fargo, N.D., Sunday Argus, and discusses the author's career and the role of women journalists

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This collection of columns was written by a female reporter for a newspaper in Fargo, North Dakota. It’s fascinating to read what struck her as the most noteworthy as she described the World’s Fair for people who may never see it for themselves. Includes photographs.

From Jocelyn's list on the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.

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