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Catalog Number 1965.283.029
Object Name Invitation
Scope & Content Invitation sent to General Russell A. Alger and Annette Alger to attend a reception in celebration of the dedication of the World's Columbian Exposition marking the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' landing in the Americas, held at the Auditorium Chicago on October 19, 1892, "to be tendered to the President, Vice-President, and ex-Presidents of the United States, the Representatives of Foreign Governments, the Governors of the States and Territories and other distinguished guests." The names of George M. Pullman, Marshall Field, Major General Nelson A. Miles, Mayer Hempstead Washburne, and N. K. Fairbank are printed below. A lithograph of Columbus in profile is printed at the top.
Date 1892
People Alger, Russel Alexander Sr.
Henry, Annette
Extent of Description 7" x 9.25"
Collection Biographical
Search Terms Columbian Exposition