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This image shows the District of Columbia exhibit in the Negro Building. The exhibit displayed mainly statuary and art from African American artists in Washington D.C. The exhibit also included several patents for the inventions created by African…

This image of the Machinery Hall at night demonstrates the electric power it produced. The Machinery Hall was the source of all electric lights throughout the exposition.

The view of the Cotton States and International Exposition as seen from the Midway attraction "Shooting the Chutes."

View of the Tower of Light exhibit as seen at night at the the Cotton States and International Exposition.

View of the exterior of the Transportation Building. The Transportation Building featured exhibits on both outdated modes of transportation as well as its recent technological advances. The building included displays of the technology of railroads,…

This pyramidal structure is the Plant System Exhibit of the Cotton States and International Exposition. This building apparently housed a variety of fruit, vegetable, and mineral products found across the world, It also included models of steamships…

Football game played between Auburn and University of Georgia at Piedmont Park on November 28th during the Cotton States Exposition ended in defeat for the Bulldogs. In the background railroad cars are shown on the main line of Southern Railway and…

Southern Railway building in Piedmont Park during the Cotton States and International Exposition hosted by Atlanta, Georgia in 1895. A spur line off Southern Railway's main line was built to take visitors into the city.