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Celebrate The Century: 1900s Answer Sheet


  1. 12 million immigrants passed through the doors at Ellis Island between 1892 and 1954.
  2. The world's largest pipe organ was moved from Festival Hall at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair to Wanamaker's Department Store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  3. The brothers owned a bike shop, the Wright Cycle Company.
  4. The Model T Touring car cost $850 in 1909.
  5. Teddy Roosevelt distinguished himself in battle during the Spanish-American War.
  6. Robie House took 15 to 16 months to build. Construction began in March 1909 and the Robie family moved into the house in June 1910.
  7. In the 1903 World Series, the Boston Red Sox won their fourth straight game by a score of 3-0.
  8. W.E.B. Du Bois moved from Great Barrington, Massachusetts, to Nashville, Tennessee, to attend Fisk University.
  9. Before Binney & Smith created Crayola crayons, they sold other products to schools: slate pencils and dustless chalk.
  10. The great train robbery happened in Wyoming, but the movie was filmed in Delaware and New Jersey.

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