Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive

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In this cartoon image, prosperity in the form of free labor appears to be standing on the tools of industry while gazing at the Cotton States Exposition.

Joel Chandler Harris photo pass for the 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta.

The woman featured is the personification of the new South, rising from the ashes of the Civil War. In her arms she holds the bounty of agriculture and of industry, representing the Southern rise to prosperity. Behind the lady personification of the…

View of passengers loading onto a six-car street car train on Capitol Avenue, bound for the Cotton States and International Exposition at Piedmont Park

Bird's eye view drawing of the 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition grounds in Piedmont Park.

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…

View of the Electricity Building as seen at night during the Cotton States and International Exposition in Piedmont Park.

This image shows how electricity was used at the Cotton States and International Exposition to light the grounds at night. The sky overhead shows a display of fireworks.

View of children surrounding the Liberty Bell at the Cotton States and International Exposition. The bell had traveled by train from Philadelphia to be displayed in Piedmont Park. It's arrival in Atlanta drew the fair's first big crowd of visitors to…

View of the midway in Piedmont Park near Atlanta, Georgia during the Cotton States and International Exposition. The midway was the site of many of the exposition's "ethnographic" features, including replica villages. Although these villages were…