The Great Lakes Exposition was held during the summers of 1936 and 1937 on the waterfront of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Among the most popular attractions was the Billy Rose Aquacade, featuring water ballet shows starring Johnny Weismueller and Eleanor Holm. The collection consists of views of the buildings and grounds, shows and exhibits, lighting, and crowds at the Great Lakes Exposition, Cleveland, Ohio, held in 1936-1937. Some of the views are aerial photographs of the area. Included are a Margaret Bourke-White photograph of French casino dancing, and a portrait of Johnny Weismueller with Eleanor Holm and Billy Rose. some of the views were taken by Geoffrey Landesman.