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America at the Centennial

uses images and texts from the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition of 1876 to help students learn what the Exposition said about America at that time. Students work as historians using primary sources to create museum exhibits on issues of the Centennial Era. (Library of Congress)

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Our centennial--President Grant and Dom Pedro starting the Corliss engine / from a sketch by Theo. R. Davis.

The Corliss engine

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