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Louisiana World Exposition

Louisiana World Exposition Event Button Mueum
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LOUISIANA WORLD EXPOSITION MAY 12 - NOV. 11, 1984 ®
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The number "84" set off-center in white text against a blue, circular background bordered in gray.  Underneath "84" is a white and gray wavelike design.  Surrounding this logo, on the rim of the button, is a white background with black text.

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The Louisiana World Exposition's theme was "The World of Rivers—Fresh Waters as a Source of Life." The expo was plagued with attendance problems and subsequently gained the dubious distinction of being the only exposition to declare bankruptcy during its run.

Source: Findling, J. E., & Pelle, K. D. (2008).Encyclopedia of world's fairs and expositions. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co..

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EV0051
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