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  • Subject: Great Lakes Exposition
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    • Cafe at the Great Lakes Exposition

    • Great Lakes Exposition; Cafes
    • The interior of a cafe at the Great Lakes Exposition. A celebration of Cleveland's centennial in 1936, the Great Lakes Exposition took place on the lakeshore of Cleveland, Ohio; it was so popular that it opened for a second season in 1937. The...
    • Exhibits at the Hall of Progress at the Great Lakes Exposition

    • Great Lakes Exposition; Hall of Progress (Great Lakes Exposition : Cleveland, Ohio); Exhibition buildings; Timken Roller Bearing Company; National Malleable and Steel Castings Co.; Bearings (Machinery); Transportation industry; Exhibits
    • Exhibits for Timken and National Malleable and Steel Castings Co. inside the Hall of Progress at the Great Lakes Exposition. The Great Lakes Exposition took place on the lakefront of Cleveland, Ohio in 1936 and 1937.
    • Construction and power lines for the Great Lakes Exposition

    • Great Lakes Exposition; Construction; Electric lines; Streets of the World (Great Lakes Exposition : Cleveland, Ohio); Construction
    • This photograph, dated June 5, 1936--a mere 22 days before the 1936 opening of the Great Lakes Exposition, shows power lines and construction for the Exposition. In terms of construction, the Great Lakes Exposition was an absolute marvel: it took...
    • Grounds of the Great Lakes Exposition at Night

    • Great Lakes Exposition; Exhibitions; Exhibition buildings; Exhibition facilities
    • "Grounds of the Great Lakes Exposition at night, looking north toward Lake Erie, showing the Aurora Borealis, Cleveland, Ohio.--card front. Grounds of the Great Lakes Exposition, looking north toward Lake Erie from end of Court of Presidents. On...
    • Great Lakes Exposition executives in an automobile

    • Great Lakes Exposition; Executives; Blossom, Dudley S.; Dickey, Lincoln G.; Holliday, W. T.; Lohr, Lenox R.; Automobiles; Unidentified
    • Great Lakes Exposition executives in an automobile. In the back seat (L-R): Dudley Blossom, Chairman of the Exposition; possibly Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the Century of Progress exhibit and president of N.B.C.; W.T. Holliday, president of...
    • 1936-1937 Great Lakes Exposition memorabilia

    • Great Lakes Exposition; Expositions; Memorabilia
    • Collection of memorabilia that was on display at the Michael Schwartz Library at Cleveland State University in the summer of 2011 in celebration of the 75th. anniversary of the Great Lakes Exposition. The exhibit material was provided by Edward...
    • Ohio Building at The Great Lakes Exposition

    • Great Lakes Exposition; Exhibition facilities; Exhibition buildings
    • "Ohio Building, Great Lakes Exposition, June 27th to October 4th, 1936. John P. Schooley, State Architect."-- card front.
      "Ohio Great Lakes Exposition Commission. Gov. Martin L. Davey, Chairman, M. Ray Allison, Acting Chairman, Harris Creech,...
    • White Motor Exhibit, Great Lakes Exposition

    • Great Lakes Exposition; Exhibitions; Exhibition facilities; Exhibition buildings; White Motor Co.; Automobiles
    • "Souvenir, Great Lakes Exposition, Cleveland. The world's greatest exhibit of streamlined trucks and busses, styled by Count Alexis de Sakhnoffsky, is presentd by the White Motor Company in the Automotive Building at the Great Lakes Exposition....
    • Midway at the Great Lakes Exposition

    • Great Lakes Exposition; Midways; Carnival; Fairs and expositions; Crowds
    • Crowds fill the midway at the Great Lakes Exposition, featuring typical carnival-style entertainment. The Great Lakes Exposition took place on the Mall in downtown Cleveland, Ohio from 1936 to 1937.
    • Dancers at the Great Lakes Exposition

    • Great Lakes Exposition; Dancers; Performances; Entertainers
    • Can-can dancers at the Great Lakes Exposition. While these women are dressed, some dancers at the 1936 Great Lakes Exposition performed nude, causing much controversy. To alleviate complaints, for the 1937 Exposition the administration signed on...
    • Penguins at the Great Lakes Exposition

    • Great Lakes Exposition; Penguins
    • This is a photograph of penguins at the Great Lakes Exposition, an enormous festival which Cleveland hosted (1936-1937). Occurring during the Great Depression, the Exposition sought to improve Cleveland's image and financial situation. The Great...
    • Higbee Tower and Florida Exhibit, Great Lakes Exposition, Cleveland, Ohio

    • Florida Exhibit (Great Lakes Exposition : Cleveland, Ohio); Great Lakes Exposition; Exhibitions; Exhibition buildings; Exhibition facilities; Fountains; Higbee Tower (Great Lakes Exposition : Cleveland, Ohio)
    • "Florida's tropical lure expresses itself at the Great Lakes Exposition in Cleveland with exhibits of orchids and rare plants from its famous Everglades, interesting displays of fruit-laden orange and grapefruit trees and fascinating dioramas...

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