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Cotton States and International Exposition

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Type: Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Creator: Howe, Fred L., 1857-1903
Title: Cotton States and International Exposition
Date: 1895
Description: 949 Mexican Bull Fighters

View of Mexican bull fighters during the Cotton States and International Exposition in Piedmont Park near Atlanta, Georgia.

Bull fighting; Matadors; bulls

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.) | Bullfighters--Georgia--Atlanta | Bullfighters--Mexico | Bullfights--Georgia--Atlanta | Bullfights--Mexico | Costume--Georgia--Atlanta | Costume--Mexico | Men--Georgia--Atlanta | Mexicans--Georgia--Atlanta | Bullfighters--Clothing--Mexico | Bullfighters--Clothing--Georgia--Atlanta | Men's clothing--Georgia--Atlanta | Men's clothing--Mexico | Mexicans--Clothing--Georgia--Atlanta | Swords--Georgia--Atlanta | Swords--Mexico | Clothing and dress--Georgia--Atlanta | Clothing and dress--Mexico | Cloaks--Georgia--Atlanta | Cloaks--Mexico | Hats--Georgia--Atlanta | Hats--Mexico | Jackets--Georgia--Atlanta | Jackets--Mexico | Mexico--History--19th century | Mexico--Foreign relations--United States | United States--Foreign relations--Mexico | Mexico--Social life and customs--19th century | Mexicans--Social life and customs--19th century | Arenas--Georgia--Atlanta | Sports facilities--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