by New York History Review
With the 21st century tools of digital wizardry, NYHR Press has created a facsimile of the original program book from the exciting Great Inter-State Fair. Containing pictorial views and detailed descriptions of Elmira, as it stood in 1890. This book serves as a contemporary anthropological document of life at the end of the 19th century in Chemung County, New York. Views include downtown Elmira and its churches, Eldridge Park, Brand Park, and Grove Park, the Arnot Ogden Hospital, the Elmira Water Cure, the Palace Bath Rooms, residences and businesses - interior and exterior views... and the full listing of fair entries categories - horses, cattle, swine, poultry, sheep, domestics, machinery, etc.