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First Illinois Regiment of Chicago

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Type: Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Creator: Howe, Fred L., 1857-1903
Title: First Illinois Regiment of Chicago
Date: 1895
Description: 218 First Illinois Regiment of Chicago

View of members of the First Illinois Regiment of Chicago in Piedmont Park during the Cotton States and International Exposition in Piedmont Park near Atlanta, Georgia.

Womans Building; Chimes Tower; Government Building; military formation; military formations

The Cotton States and International Exposition was an event that took place during the fall of 1895 in Piedmont Park just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. The Exposition was meant to foster trade between southern states and South American nations and to exhibit the resources of the region to the world. In 1904, the city of Atlanta purchased Piedmont Park from the Piedmont Park Exposition Company and extended the city limits north to include the park.

Subjects: Fairs--Georgia--Atlanta | Parks--Georgia--Atlanta | Exhibitions--Georgia--Atlanta | Commerce--Southern States | Commerce--South America | International trade | Piedmont Park (Atlanta, Ga.)--History--19th century | Atlanta (Ga.)--History--19th century | Georgia--History--19th century | Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.) | Piedmont Park (Atlanta, Ga.)--Buildings | Exhibition buildings--Georgia--Atlanta | Buildings--Georgia--Atlanta | Temporary structures (Building) | Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.)--Buildings | Atlanta (Ga.)--Buildings, structures, etc. | Granite buildings--Georgia--Atlanta | Stone buildings--Georgia--Atlanta | Architecture--Georgia--Atlanta--History--19th century | Fine Arts Building (Cotton States Exposition, 1895, Atlanta, Ga.) | Bell Tower (Cotton States Exposition, 1895, Atlanta, Ga.) | Columns--Georgia--Atlanta | Bells--Georgia--Atlanta | Bell towers--Georgia--Atlanta | Towers--Georgia--Atlanta | Clocks and watches--Georgia--Atlanta | Chiming clocks--Georgia--Atlanta | Street lighting--Georgia--Atlanta | Apses (Architecture)--Georgia--Atlanta | Trees--Georgia--Atlanta | Arches--Georgia--Atlanta | Stairs--Georgia--Atlanta | Roads--Georgia--Atlanta | Roads, Earth--Georgia--Atlanta | Soldiers--Illinois--Chicago | Soldiers--Georgia--Atlanta | Swords--Georgia--Atlanta | Uniforms--Georgia--Atlanta | Uniforms--Illinois--Chicago | Military uniforms | Rifles--Georgia--Atlanta | Firearms--Georgia--Atlanta | Sashes (Clothing)--Georgia--Atlanta | Helmets--Georgia--Atlanta | Hats--Georgia--Atlanta | Horses--Georgia--Atlanta | Horsemanship--Georgia--Atlanta | Cavalry horses--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.) | Piedmont Park (Atlanta, Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 2006
Original Material: Fred L. Howe 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U. S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
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Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Fred L. Howe 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition Photographs, 1895