Cotton States Exposition
View of fur-wrapped Eskimos who were brought from the "cold and icy North" to Atlanta to participate in the "ethnographic" Esquimoux Hut Exhibit. According to one Atlanta Constitution reporter, it was clear that the participants in the exhibit were "suffering terribly in the heat."
“GATES OF THE FAIR ARE OPENED TODAY: Greatest Display Since Cotton Exposition To Greet Visilaor, RACING, HORSE SHOW, LIVE STOCK, INDUSTRIES Many New Features Combined with Old Ones in New Form To Attract the Eye-Horse Racing Every Day-Parade This Morning. Great Variety of Exhibits. Procession This Morning. Strange Esquimaux Band. EXHIBITS MANY AND IN VARIETY Displays of Manufactured Products Are Rapidly Taking Shape. VANITY FAIR WILL HAVE NEW FEATURES Esquimaux Arrive from the Cold and Icy North-‘Fair Japan’ Nay Be Among the Attractions. Decorations Everywhere About Grounds. She Was Not a Talker.” The Atlanta Constitution (1881-1945). October 8, 1902.
Howe, Fred L.
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Item Identifier: VIS 145.78.01
Still Image Item Type Metadata
Silver gelatin print
7 x 9 inches
Howe, Fred L., “Esquimoux,” Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive, accessed January 22, 2018, http://atlrailcorridorarchive.org/items/show/304.