Trans Mississippi Exposition
Prints made from glass negatives taken by my grandfather Joseph M. Burns in 1898-1899.
Grand Court at Night looking west. U.S. Government Building in center.
Streets of Cairo attraction on the east midway.
Fair goers pose
Administration Arch and Agriculture building along the Grand Court across the lagoon
Fair goers pose for a portrait.
Schlitz Pavillon and Cafe on the Streets of All Nations on the midway.
Members of the Indian Congress walk along the Grand Court
Fair goers pose with a mule along the Streets of Cairo.
Joe Burns construction worker pass June, 1898 to November 1, 1898.
Fair goers pose at an entrance to the Exposition.
Joe Burns’ Workman’s Pass