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Mounted newspaper clippings from local newspapers addressing a variety of topics concerning the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo. Special attention is paid to female participation, including the work of the Board of Women Managers appointed…

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Mounted newspaper clippings from local newspapers addressing a variety of topics concerning the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo. Special attention is paid to female participation, including the work of the Board of Women Managers appointed…

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Mounted newspaper clippings from local newspapers addressing a variety of topics concerning the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo. Special attention is paid to female participation, including the work of the Board of Women Managers appointed…

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Official publications of the Pan-American Exposition of 1901 describe only two sideshow-esque displays on people of African descent, "The Old Plantation" and "Darkest Africa."  There is no mention of a very different third exhibit, which aimed to be…

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Mother Hubbard​, re-issued by John Lane Company in 1913, was written and illustrated by Walter Crane [1845-1915]. His version of this nursery rhyme ​was first published in 1873. Crane's irreverent treatment of the classic Mother Hubbard plays…

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The Emperor's New Clothes, is a selection from Stories of Hans Andersen published in New York and London in 1911. This book contains twenty eight tipped in color plates illustrated by Edmund Dulac [1882-1953]. His fantastic imagery lends a dream-like…

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The Story of Fortunata, is a selection from A Fairy Garland. This signed, limited edition of A Fairy Garland; Being Fairy Tales from the Old French that is illustrated by Edmund Dulac [1882-1953] and was published in 1928 was gifted to the Buffalo &…

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Two selected stories from The Fables of Aesop. Illustrated by Thomas Bewick [1759-1828], the lauded naturalist illustrator, this 1818 edition of The Fables of Aesop ​is specially bound with a title page and 50 plates from an earlier 1793 London…

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American artist and cartoonist John Barton Gruelle was the creator of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy.

Edward F. Ellis worked at the Buffalo Public Library at one time and, as collector, he amassed a vast collection of ABC books over the years. When…

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This 1920 edition of Charles Perrault classic fairy tales, Puss in Boots, was beautifully illustrated by Julia Daniels and published in Rochester, New York, by George Sully & Co.
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