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

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