The World's Columbian Exposition, Paul V. Galvin 
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The Black Presence at "White City": African and African American Participation at the World's Columbian Exposition,
Chicago, May 1, 1893 - October 31, 1893

Christopher Robert Reed
Seymour Logan Professor of History and North American Studies and
Director, St. Clair Drake Center for African and African American Studies
Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois

Author of The Chicago NAACP And the Rise of Black Professional Leadership, 1910-1966 (Indiana University Press, 1997) and "All the World Is Here!": The Black Presence at White City, Chicago, 1893 (Indiana University Press, Fall, 1999)

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