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Texas Centennial Exposition and Fair Park

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Presented by Neill-Cochran House Museum at Neill-Cochran House Museum, Austin TX

Oct 25 2015
Texas Centennial Exposition and Fair Park

What cures depression? In the case of 1930’s Texas, the answer is simple: modern opulence. The Texas Centennial Exposition’s Pavillions at Fair Park in Dallas are a window into a radically ambitious project to spark economic growth during the height of the Great Depression.

Writing in 2011 for the Houston Chronicle, Bush and Parsons spoke to the shear spectacle of the exposition. “In a state where half of the residents lived on farms or in towns of less than 2,500 people, the Centennial

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$10 general / $5 student / free to members

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Doors open at 2:00; presentation begins at 2:30

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Neill-Cochran House Museum

2310 San Gabriel, Austin, TX 78705

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