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Cotton Exposition advertisement

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS183

Scope and Content

The collection is a single print of an advertisement by the American Sewing Machine Company showing the Centennial Pavilion at the Cotton Exposition. The exhibition consisted of "a fine collection of sewing machine work".

Dates

  • 1881

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Atlanta, Georgia hosted several expositions in the late 19th century. The first exposition, hosted in 1881, focused on the industrial potential of the city, especially those industries associated with cotton. The exposition attracted less than 200,000 during the two-and-a-half month run, it demonstrated the city's ability to organize a major event.

Extent

1.0 folder(s)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2009

Description Control

Collection reprocessed in 2020.
Title
Cotton Exposition advertisement ahc.VIS183
Date
2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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