Pan-American Exposition Photograph Collection

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Midway attractions: Lubin's Cineograph, Buffalo Caf, Streets of Cairo
Midway attractions: Lubin's Cineograph, Buffalo Caf, Streets of Cairo
Midway attractions: Lubin's Cineograph, Buffalo Caf, Streets of Cairo.
Fountain of Abundance in front of Ethnology Building
Fountain of Abundance in front of Ethnology Building
Fountain of Abundance in front of Ethnology Building (domed building to right). The Music Building, where President McKinley was shot, is the domed building behind the Ethnology Building. On the far left is the Horticulture Building.
Darkest Africa exhibit (African Village) on the Midway, side view
Darkest Africa exhibit (African Village) on the Midway, side view
Darkest Africa exhibit (African Village) on the Midway, side view.
The Great Northwestern R.R.; on verso: "Mrs. Bliss wasn't sure this was in                Fair-Engine is to [sic] early"
The Great Northwestern R.R.; on verso: "Mrs. Bliss wasn't sure this was in Fair-Engine is to [sic] early"
The Great Northwestern R.R.; on verso: "Mrs. Bliss wasn't sure this was in Fair-Engine is to [sic] early".
The Feature of the Midway: Akoun's Beautiful Orient, side view
The Feature of the Midway: Akoun's Beautiful Orient, side view
The Feature of the Midway: Akoun's Beautiful Orient, side view.
Drill of U.S. Life Saving Crew, lakeside (2 of 2)
Drill of U.S. Life Saving Crew, lakeside (2 of 2)
Drill of U.S. Life Saving Crew, lakeside at Park Lake (2 of 2). The Crew would later become the U.S. Coast Guard.
Entrance to Midway attraction (Esau?)
Entrance to Midway attraction (Esau?)
Entrance to Midway attraction (Esau?).
Lions at Bostock's Trained Wild Animals
Lions at Bostock's Trained Wild Animals
Lions at Bostock's Trained Wild Animals (also known as Bostock's Zoological Arena).
Jinrickshaws, Fair Japan exhibit (Japanese Village), close view
Jinrickshaws, Fair Japan exhibit (Japanese Village), close view
Jinrickshaws, Fair Japan exhibit (Japanese Village), close view. Jinrickshaw and driver were available for rent by visitors to the Midway. The exhibit also served as a residence for the employees staffing the exhibit.
Esquimaux Village, on the Midway
Esquimaux Village, on the Midway
Esquimaux Village, on the Midway. The awning reads "savage arctic life."
Roltair's House Upside Down, on the Midway
Roltair's House Upside Down, on the Midway
Roltair's House Upside Down, on the Midway. Everything in the 'Castle' appeared to be inverted.
Press Headquarters, on the Midway
Press Headquarters, on the Midway
Press Headquarters, on the Midway.
Gondola on canal by Manufacturer's and Liberal Arts Building
Gondola on canal by Manufacturer's and Liberal Arts Building
Gondola on canal by Manufacturer's and Liberal Arts Building.
Entrance to Trip to the Moon ride
Entrance to Trip to the Moon ride
Entrance to Trip to the Moon ride.
Man with banjo, Midway exhibit
Man with banjo, Midway exhibit
Man with banjo, Midway exhibit.
Native American man, Electricity Building
Native American man, Electricity Building
Native American man, Electricity Building.
Canal, Venice in America exhibit
Canal, Venice in America exhibit
Canal, Venice in America exhibit on the Midway. The canal connected to a larger canal that encircled the main buildings.
Old Nuremberg/Alt Nurnberg, on the Midway
Old Nuremberg/Alt Nurnberg, on the Midway
Old Nuremberg/Alt Nurnberg, on the Midway.
Chiquita the Doll Lady; signed: "Mite" fully yours, Chiquita
Chiquita the Doll Lady; signed: "Mite" fully yours, Chiquita
Chiquita the Doll Lady; signed: "Mite" fully yours, Chiquita. The 31-year-old Cuban-born woman was 26 inches tall and weighed 18 pounds.
12-inch rifle, Ordnance Exhibit, in front of Government Building
12-inch rifle, Ordnance Exhibit, in front of Government Building
12-inch rifle, Ordnance Exhibit, in front of Government Building.
Woman with umbrella, Court of Lilies pond, Machinery and Transportation                Building
Woman with umbrella, Court of Lilies pond, Machinery and Transportation Building
Woman with umbrella, Court of Lilies pond, Machinery and Transportation Building.
Entrance to Bostock's Trained Wild Animals
Entrance to Bostock's Trained Wild Animals
Entrance to Bostock's Trained Wild Animals (also known as Bostock's Zoological Arena). Featured elephants, polar bears, and lions.
Cannons, War Department Exhibit, in front of Government Building
Cannons, War Department Exhibit, in front of Government Building
Cannons, War Department Exhibit, in front of Government Building.
Six Native Americans on horseback
Six Native Americans on horseback
Six Native Americans on horseback.
Dreamland attraction, on the Midway
Dreamland attraction, on the Midway
Dreamland attraction, on the Midway.
On the Midway, Bostock's Trained Wild Animals in distance
On the Midway, Bostock's Trained Wild Animals in distance
On the Midway, Bostock's Trained Wild Animals in distance.
Triumphal Bridge, side view
Triumphal Bridge, side view
Triumphal Bridge, side view.
Electric Tower, front view from Esplanade
Electric Tower, front view from Esplanade
Electric Tower, front view from Esplanade.
Esplanade, view of Electric Tower
Esplanade, view of Electric Tower
Esplanade, view of Electric Tower.
Streets of Cairo exhibit, on the Midway
Streets of Cairo exhibit, on the Midway
Streets of Cairo exhibit, on the Midway. On right is the Midway Oyster House.Collection contains 36 photographs of the Pan-American Exposition, including candid snapshots of the Midway and various concessionaires, street views of the Exposition, and prominent buildings, including the Electric Tower.
Souvenir sculptures (Tower of Pisa and others)
Souvenir sculptures (Tower of Pisa and others)
Souvenir sculptures (Tower of Pisa and others).
The Feature of the Midway: Akoun's Beautiful Orient, front view
The Feature of the Midway: Akoun's Beautiful Orient, front view
The Feature of the Midway: Akoun's Beautiful Orient, front view.
Drill of U.S. Life Saving Crew, lakeside (1 of 2)
Drill of U.S. Life Saving Crew, lakeside (1 of 2)
Drill of U.S. Life Saving Crew, lakeside at Park Lake (1 of 2). The Crew would later become the U.S. Coast Guard.
Darkest Africa exhibit (African Village) on the Midway, front view
Darkest Africa exhibit (African Village) on the Midway, front view
Darkest Africa exhibit (African Village) on the Midway, front view.
Philippine Village, on the Midway
Philippine Village, on the Midway
Philippine Village, on the Midway. Above the entrance: "160 natives from all parts of the islands...true representation of a 'filipino' village...covers 6 acres".
Jinrickshaws, Fair Japan exhibit (Japanese Village), side view
Jinrickshaws, Fair Japan exhibit (Japanese Village), side view
Jinrickshaws, Fair Japan exhibit (Japanese Village), side view.

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