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Member Talk: World’s Fair Music

Souvenir Music from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition

Visitors to the 1893 world’s fair commemorated their trip with an unlikely souvenir—sheet music. Donald Meyer, professor of music at Lake Forest College, presents his Digital Chicago project on the melodic memories that served as reminders of the White City.

FREE for members, $10 guests

Presented in partnership with Digital Chicago and Lake Forest College. Digital Chicago unearths the city’s past in order to preserve it for a digital future.

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7 th

6:00–7:00 p.m.



$ 10

Event Location

Chicago History Museum

1601 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60614

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