The Trans-Mississippi Exposition of 1898 in Omaha by David Wells

Jul 30 2013 - 6:30pm
About this event
The Trans-Mississippi Exposition of 1898 is celebrated with this presentation of rare photographic images. Hailed as a showcase of technology west of the Mississippi River, the exposition was designed to show that life beyond the mighty river was civilized and forward-thinking. Wells describes the construction of the exposition, the use of the lagoon and the sophisticated buildings at their zenith, and their dismantling
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Millard Branch Library
13214 Westwood Lane
Omaha, NE 68144
United States
Phone: 402-444-4848