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The Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, held in 1898, ushered in a time of renewed growth and prosperity for Omaha.

The area chosen for the Exposition was located on a 184-acre site in north Omaha known as the Kountze Tract.

The plan from the beginning was to tear down the "White City" after the event, leaving the neighborhood with an infrastructure of roads, sewers, electricity, a park and streetcar service.

Souvenirs, photographs and other artifacts recall the extraordinary event that lasted only five months and drew 2.6 million visitors from around the world.