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This image shows the Electricity and Transportation Buildings of the Cotton States and International Exposition.

View of an oxcart of travelers headed for the Cotton States and International Exposition.

View of actors from the Egyptian Theater in the Streets of Cairo exhibit on the Midway. No sooner had the Cotton States and International Exposition had opened than other exhibitions began to complain about the attention the theater received from…

This castle like structure pictured here served as the Administration Building for the exposition. It was here that many of the Cotton States and International Exposition's concerts, speeches, and conventions took place.

The Romanesque building pictured here is the Agriculture Building of the exposition. The Agriculture Building included exhibits on "food, its accessories, machinery, and appliances." The building also showcased agricultural exhibits organized by…

Alabama was one of the many states that had an exhibition building developed for the Cotton States and International Exposition. These State Buildings, along with special "State Days" helped to symbolize national reconciliation across the country.…

View of the Auditorium Building of the Cotton States and International Exposition. With a seating capacity of 2,000, the Auditorium provided a space for concerts, speeches, and conventions. It is here that Booker T. Washington gave his famous speech…

View of the Central Terrace of the Cotton States and International Exposition.

View of an exhibit featuring artifacts of the Confederacy featured during the Cotton States and International Exposition in Piedmont Park. The Confederate Exhibit was meant to both honor the sacrifices that Southern soldiers had made for the Lost…

This image shows the Grand Plaza of the Cotton States and International Exposition.