Smith, Alfred E. (Emanuel) (18731944), a United States political leader. As the first four-term governor of New York (191920, 192328), Al Smith gained a reputation as an efficient administrator, a progressive reformer, and a colorful politician.
WHAT'S INSIDE: 1920S-1930S
- Important Figures
- Scandals & Trials
- New Deal
The Union Terminal in Cincinnati opened on March 31, 1933, during the Depression. This magnificent building featured a 116-foot-high semicircular dome clad in Indiana limestone. Learn more about the Cincinnati Union Terminal in this section.
The Fair of the Iron Horse was a huge railroad exhibit that was held in 1927 just outside of Baltimore. It was meant to celebrate the success of the B&O railroad. Learn about the Fair of the Iron Horse.