Cotton States Exposition
View of the Massachusetts Building which was one of the states buildings developed for the Cotton States and International Exposition. State Buildings and special State Days at world fairs across the South helped to create a sense of unity throughout the country. The Massachusetts Building was a replica of Henry W. Longfellow's, a famous 19th century poet, house in Cambridge.
“Longfellow House Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service).” Accessed April 16, 2015. http://www.nps.gov/long/index.htm.
Report of the Board of Commissioners Representing the State of New York at the Cotton States and International Exposition Held at Atlanta, Georgia, 1895. Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Company, State Printers, 1896.
Harvey, Bruce G. World’s Fairs in a Southern Accent: Atlanta, Nashville, and Charleston, 1895–1902. Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2014.
Howe, Fred L.
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Renner, Julie R.
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Silver gelatin print
7 x 9 inches
Howe, Fred L. , “Massachusetts Building,” Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive, accessed January 23, 2018, http://atlrailcorridorarchive.org/items/show/319.