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Adolph Behrenberg Collection: Louisiana Purchase Exposition

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Identifier: P0742

Title: Adolph Behrenberg Collection: Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Description: Adolph H. Behrenberg and his wife Gertrude Seidle Behrenberg of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania went to the 1904 World's Fair for their honeymoon. The Adolph Behrenberg Collection contains about 35 dated snapshot photographs taken by Adolph and Gertrude Behrenberg at the 1904 World's Fair. A few photographs were taken at other sites, possibly including Jefferson Barracks and downtown St. Louis. Subjects include: woman by a cannon; military marching band; view of a river; city street scenes; buildings; woman by a building with sign that reads "Vaudeville"; LPE; the Pike (amusement midway); Festival Hall by day and at night; Tyrolean Alps display; exhibit palaces; Palace of Liberal Arts; Observation Wheel (Ferris wheel); men on horses at the Boer War exhibit; Grand Basin; statues; German building; Ceylon pavilion; parade; "Creation" display; river boats; steam boats; steamer "Spread Eagle"; steamer "Cape Girardeau"; Philippine village; Italy building; Brookings Hall (Washington University); restaurants on the Pike.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1904

Type(s): Snapshots




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