Women's Exhibit at Columbia Exposition

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Summary

United States Congress resolves that "the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution be ... authorized to prepare and send, for exhibition in the Woman's Building of the World's Columbian Exposition, any article now in his custody, or on exhibition in the National Museum, illustrative of the life and development of the industries of women." This resolution was introduced 11 March 1892 by James B. Reilly and was subsequently referred to the Select Committee on the Columbian Exposition.

Subject

  • Reilly, James B
  • United States Congress
  • United States. Congress. Select Committee on the Columbian Exposition
  • United States National Museum
  • World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, volume 43, p. 1584

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

March 3, 1893

Topic

  • Women
  • Fairs
  • Exhibitions
  • History
  • Expositions
  • Women--History

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