The Saint Louis World's Fair of 1904: In Commemoration of the Acquisition of the Louisiana Territory; a Handbook of General Information, Profusely Illustrated

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Gottschalk Printing Company, 1903 - Louisiana Purchase Exposition - 124 pages
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Page 18 - An Act to provide for celebrating the four hund-redth anniversary of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus by holding' an International Exhibition of arts, industries, manufactures and the products of the soil, mine and sea, in the City of Chicago, in the State of Illinois,
Page 73 - Diplomate of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers; and a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He has served on several committees of the National Research Council and is the chair of its Committee on Review and Evaluation of the Army Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program.
Page 57 - Stoller is a member of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, the Institute of Radio Engineers, the American Geophysical Union, and the Association for Computing Machinery.
Page 16 - ... the coasts of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Great Lakes.
Page 50 - He was a member of the International Jury of Awards at the Paris Exposition (1889), and was then made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor.
Page 84 - ... for this department is half a million dollars, of which about $100,000 is for permanent work. The general scheme is designed to symbolize the history, local color and allegory of the Louisiana Territory by representing the four successive occupants of the soil: First, the wild animals; >econd, the Indians; third, the discoverers and pioneers, and fourth, the advanced races — French, Spanish and American — which have built up its present state of civilization. The sculpture will symbolize...
Page 50 - The long facade, especially, shows a magnificent entrance, which is almost pure Corinthian. Here is what the architects say of their structure : — " The style of architecture is a severe treatment of the French Renaissance for the exterior facades. In fact, the treatment embodies rather a feeling of the classic than of the Renaissance. It has been the endeavor of the architects to depend largely on sculpture in the decoration of the building, refraining from the over-use of stereotyped architectural...
Page 57 - Another is for such societies as the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education...
Page 83 - Said l>oard of lady managers may, in the discretion of said commission and corporation, appoint one member of all committees authorized to award prizes for such exhibits as may have been produced in whole or in part by female labor.
Page 43 - Exposition authorities adopted a classification in which is involved a recognition of the fact that there should be no distinction between what commonly has been considered as "fine art" and that which has been termed "industrial art.

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