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Illinois - Land Of Lincoln
Illinois Pavilion Information, New York World's Fair 1964,1965

Illinois will be represented at the New York World's Fair by our greatest son, Abraham Lincoln. We are presenting a sampling of the scenic, historic, recreational, industrial, educational, and cultural activities in our great state. We invite visitors from all over the world and from the many parts of our own country to continue on in their travels to Illinois – the Land of Lincoln – after they have made a stop in New York and the Fair. A little over a century ago, Abraham Lincoln said: "Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed. Consequently he who moulds public sentiment, goes deeper than he who enacts statutes or pronounces decisions." The greatest advocate of our democratic form of government – the political statesman who helped perfect the image of the United States as the exemplar of freedom will, in effect, be the "salesman" who will present The Illinois Story. […] [Contents:]

  • The Illinois Message At The New York World's Fair
    • Pride In The Lincoln Legacy
    • An Invitation To Visit
    • A Show of Economic Strength
    • Plans For The Future
  • Illinois Land Of Lincoln Pavilion
  • "Great Moments With Mr. Lincoln"
  • Special Events


Source type Document
Language en
Document type Feature
Media type text
Page count 14
Pages pp. 1-14


Id 2955
Availability Free
Inserted 2016-11-29