The World’s Columbian Expo JOURNAL is written and produced by The History Bank. Founded in 1979, The History Bank is managed by partners Norman Bolotin and Christine Laing. Together, they¬†have written two books published by the University of Illinois, The World’s Columbian Exposition (published in limited edition and hardcover in 1993 and softcover in 2002) and The Grand Midway (published in softcover in 2017). The JOURNAL provides news, analysis, essays, reports and articles strictly about the World’s Columbian¬†Exposition of 1893.

All material on this site copyright 2017, Norman P. Bolotin and Christine A. Laing, The History Bank.

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