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    World's Columbian Exposition: Employees Grand Ball Ticket. From the World's Columbian Exposition Employee's Association. The ball was held at New South Side Turner Hall, 3143-47 State Street, Chicago on Wednesday, November 1st, 1893. Ticket reads, in part: "Grand Entrée at 8 O'Clock Sharp. Grand Prizes for the best Lady & Gent Waltzers." Exceptionally rare from the day after the fair closed. The ball was a celebratory party for thousands of employees of the WCE. Rough edges, once in a scrapbook. Amazing that this ticket survived. From the collection of Norm Bolotin.

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    December, 2008
    2nd-3rd Tuesday-Wednesday
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