1893 World's Fair Award, Appleton Woolen Mills | Document | Wisconsin Historical Society

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1893 World's Fair Award, Appleton Woolen Mills

1893 World's Fair Award, Appleton Woolen Mills | Document | Wisconsin Historical Society
Award certificate presented to the Appleton Woolen Mills at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.  The company won a bronze medal at the Fair for its paper makers' felts and other textiles.<p>The certificate reads, "The World's Columbian Exposition : captivating descriptions of the magnificent buildings and marvelous exhibits : such as works of art, textile fabrics, machinery, natural products, the latest inventions, discoveries, etc., etc., including a full description of Chicago, its wonderful buildings, parts, etc. - Northrop, Henry Davenport, 1836-1909. This is an award given by the Columbian Exposition for Paper Makers' Felts, and Cassimeres.
DESCRIPTION
Award certificate presented to the Appleton Woolen Mills at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The company won a bronze medal at the Fair for its paper makers' felts and other textiles.

The certificate reads, "The World's Columbian Exposition : captivating descriptions of the magnificent buildings and marvelous exhibits : such as works of art, textile fabrics, machinery, natural products, the latest inventions, discoveries, etc., etc., including a full description of Chicago, its wonderful buildings, parts, etc. - Northrop, Henry Davenport, 1836-1909. This is an award given by the Columbian Exposition for Paper Makers' Felts, and Cassimeres.

RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:52705
Creation Date: 1893
Creator Name:United States. Department of the Treasury. Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
City:Appleton
County:Outagamie
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:
Genre:Document
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:M70-183
Original Dimensions:24 x 30 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The Wisconsin Historical Society museum has the accompanying World's Fair ribbon and bronze medal in its collections. Museum objects 1964.58.2 and 1964.58.3.
SUBJECTS
Buffaloes
Clothing and dress
Awards
Certificates
Ephemera
Textile industry
Children
Men
Women
Signs and symbols
Boats and boating
Engraving

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