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  • Subject is exactly "Pan-American Exposition (1901 : Buffalo, N.Y.)"

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…

Promotional booklet for both the 1901 Pan-American Exposition as well as for Dr. Pierce's Medical Dispensary (located in downtown Buffalo) his Common Sense Medical Adviser... with text on the city interspersed with text on Pierce's medical wonders...…

Western New York is a leader in presenting re-enactments at authentic sites dating back to the days of abolitionism. Learn why these Underground Railroad sites are now gaining national attention. See how efforts have begun to document and preserve…
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