What do you get when you combine Juicy Fruit gum, Quaker Oats and Pabst Blue Ribbon beer along with Antonín Dvořák, Daniel Burnham, and our very own Theodore Thomas? The World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2018!

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TOP: Detail of the program page for the World’s Columbian Exposition inaugural concert—featuring Ignace Paderewski with the Exposition Orchestra (the Chicago Orchestra expanded to 114 players) under the baton of Theodore Thomas