Jon Paul Sank's World's Fairs Page
Jon Paul Sank's World's Fairs Page is a simple, fast-loading portal to various online resources covering the arc of World's Fairs history starting with the Crystal Palace (1851). Its aim is to enable you to take a mental vacation "at the Fair" using any Web-connected device at any time when you have at least a minute to look. Even a cheapie flip phone can access some of these resources. Links include:
- Standalone websites.
- Webpages within other sites.
- Official guide books.
- Other World's Fair books, e.g., art books, photo books.
- One-click searches.
- YouTube and Internet Archive links.
The portal is global in scope, but it does include material from Philadelphia, specifically, the Centennial Exposition (1876) and the Sesquicentennial (1926).
Note: The above description was written for Wikidelphia by the portal's creator, Paul.