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  • 1. Educational Technology Class Presentation
  • 2. Today’s Topic
  • 3. Missouri History Louisiana Purchase Exposition The 1904 World’s Fair
  • 4. 1904 World’s Fair Constructing the Fair Philippine Exhibit Roosevelt and the Fair Closing the Fair
  • 5. Constructing the Fair
    • Planning
    • Building
  • 6. Planning
    • 3 Years of planning
    • Not city run venture—private “World’s Fair Corporation”
    • Fair planning was the frontrunner to today’s city planning discipline
  • 7. Building
    • 1240 acres of swampland and forest
    • 10,000 laborers
    • Staff: Permanent vs Temporary
    • Over 900 buildings needed for fair
  • 8. Philippine Exhibit
    • Exposition within the exposition
    • Popular and Scandalous
    • Importance
  • 9. Exposition within the Exposition
    • 47 Acres
    • Several villages representing various cultures
    • Inhabitants lived within the exhibit
  • 10. Popular and Scandalous
    • Most popular exhibit
    • Most scandalous: native dress vs “decency”
    • Native habits— “Dogtown”
  • 11. Importance
    • Imperialism on display
    • Justifying US presence in Philippines
    • Ties to Iraq today
  • 12. Roosevelt and the Fair
    • Roosevelt’s role in the opening
    • Roosevelt’s children
    • Roosevelt attending the fair: will he or won’t he?
  • 13. Roosevelt: Opening The Fair
    • Lighting the lights from Washington, DC
  • 14. Roosevelt’s Children
    • Son: spent most of his summer attending events and activities related to the fair
    • Daughter: medal presentations in the 1904 Olympics
  • 15. Roosevelt Attending the Fair
    • Assassination worries
    • Not wanting to appear political
    • Visits in late November, days before closing of fair
    • Prestige of visit, but doesn’t have ability to draw others
  • 16. Closing the Fair
  • 17. Closing the Fair
    • Buildings
    • Forest Park future use
    • Success or not a success?
  • 18. Buildings
    • Non Permanent Nature
    • Staff
  • 19. What Stayed
    • Missouri and Art Buildings
    • Bird Cage
  • 20. Forest Park: Future Use
    • Promise to return land to previous use
    • Tearing down buildings, planting trees
    • Current jewel of city
  • 21. The Importance of the Fair
    • Success or Not a Success?
  • 22. Learning More
    • http://www. suzanne - jackson .com/classroom/
    • Assignment #1: The World at the World’s Fair
    • Assignment #2: Creative Writing
    • Journal for today