The New. Orleans Exposition was an entertainment event not in the tradition of the World's Fairs. It was designed as an elaborate theme park. Problems came from not understanding the nature of the World's Fair audiences and who attend this type of event.
Marsden, Michael T.
"The 1984 Louisiana World Exposition and the World's Fair Tradition,"
Visions in Leisure and Business: Vol. 3
, Article 13.
Available at: https://scholarworks.bgsu.edu/visions/vol3/iss4/13