Twenty-five years later, though, they threw a party and invited the world to stop by. Chicago celebrated its centennial with the Century of Progress Exposition. Unfortunately, by that time Valentine was living at the Kankakee State Hospital. Even if she caught word of the world's fair, I think it's unlikely that she was able to attend. If she had gone, though, she would have liked it. A lot.
|The Chicago Tribune, January 22, 1912, p. 11 (obtained from Fold3.com)|
Chicago Tribune, March 4, 1912, p. 1 (obtained from Fold3.com)