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The Filipina Body as Imperial Continuity

By Heidi Kutcha The Philippine Exposition’s Departments of Exploitation and Publicity used the distribution of photographs and promotional leaflets to generate revenue before, during, and after the 1904 World’s Fair.1 These materials included…

The Changing Field of Anthropology at the Time of the St. Louis Exposition

By Madison Adams  A paradigm shift in anthropology occurred during the turn of the last century, which reflected a change in the way anthropologists thought about race. Here I discuss, William McGee head of the Department of Anthropology and…

The Collection and the Colonial Narrative

Taylor Finch The Collection and Colonial Narrative             At the close of the 1905 St. Louis World’s Fair, University of Iowa representatives traveled to St. Louis and purchased 600 items from the Philippine Exhibition.[1] These 600…

Sandbags Near Home, Iowa City

Area residents and volunteers piled millions of sandbags throughout Iowa City and Coralville in an attempt to keep the flood waters at bay. As shown above, these sandbags often spared homes by just a few feet. Photo Courtesy: PVT Blog.