1904 World's Fair
The Louisiana Purchase Exposition
St. Louis, Missouri

Music of the  1904 Era

Festival Hall
St. Louis Plaza
Art Palaces
Palace of Education
Palace of Education 
at Night
Palace of Mines and Metallurgy
Carnival Scene on Grand Basin
Palace of Liberal Arts
Palace of Machinery
Palace of Electricity
Palace of Manufactures

Fireside Stories

A Young Visitor
Months in Ten Languages
1904 World's Fair Links

Scenes From the 1893 Columbian Exposition

World Fair Links
Further Readings...

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Palace of Manufactures

Fourteen acres are included within the four walls of the Palace of Manufactures.  About nine hundred industries are represented in the exhibits.  The several great nations of the world are present with the most interesting character.  Japan occupies an extensive space in the western end of the building.  Germany and France occupy large spaces.  The textile display, from all parts of the United States and from many countries of the world, has a place in this building.  Carpets, tapestries, fabrics for upholstering, the glass and crystal exhibits, the display of modern plumbing equipment, apparatus for heating and ventilation and fixtures for lighting are a part of the exhibits in this vast building.  Among the processes shown are the manufacture of steel pens, paper boxes, shoes and hats.  The art of window dressing is illustrated.  The Palace of Manufactures cost $720,000.  It stands east of the Plaza of St. Louis, north of the Palace of Education and west of the Palace of Liberal Arts.  The Municipal Street lies just north of this building.

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