University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Facade of Administration building.
561. Facade of Administration building.
"Facsimile of the souvenir ticket, in form of a certificate of last day attendance, which will be given
562. "Facsimile of the souvenir ticket, in form of a certificate of last day attendance, which will be given to every person who goes through the turnstiles at A Century of Progress on the final day, Wednesday, October 31. The certificate will be handed out, not at the ticket windows but at the turnstiles, and will be available from the opening hour until midnight. It bears the signatures of Rufus C. Dawes, president, and L.R. Lohr, general manager of the Exposition."
[Fair dignitaries posing with Frank Buck and the Sultan of Johore at the dedication of the 'Bring 'Em
563. [Fair dignitaries posing with Frank Buck and the Sultan of Johore at the dedication of the 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A Century of Progress International Exposition. Second from left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of A Century of Progress. The Sultan of Johore is standing on the right, with Buck third from right.]
[Fair dignitaries review the Century of Progress publicity poster for 1933.]
564. [Fair dignitaries review the Century of Progress publicity poster for 1933.]

"Fair officials and officers of Wilson and company dedicated the packing firm's exhibit at the Chicago
565. "Fair officials and officers of Wilson and company dedicated the packing firm's exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair Sunday (June 17) afternoon. Miss Jane Iredale, exhibit employee, is shown here pinning a flower on Thomas E. Wilson, chairman of the board of directors, while Edward Foss Wilson, his son and president of the company, looks on."
[Fair patrons visiting scientific exhibits at A Century of Progress.]
566. [Fair patrons visiting scientific exhibits at A Century of Progress.]
[Fair patrons visiting scientific exhibits at A Century of Progress.]
567. [Fair patrons visiting scientific exhibits at A Century of Progress.]
"Fannie Brice, Ziegfeld Follies star, looks in by way of television on three contestants for the title
568. "Fannie Brice, Ziegfeld Follies star, looks in by way of television on three contestants for the title of 'Miss Chicago' who are shown in a large airliner at the World's Fair. The likeness of the Follies star shown in the portable television originated at the Television exhibit on Northerly Island of the Fair. A contract with the Follies awaits the winner of the beauty contest."

Farm folk attending the World's Fair this week are being given the opportunity of seeing their favorite
569. Farm folk attending the World's Fair this week are being given the opportunity of seeing their favorite radio entertainers from radio station WLS in the Court of States on Northerly Island. The above picture shows the crowd that attended Prairie Farmer's initial radio party last night."
"Farmer is Rewarded For Being Seven Millionth Visitor to Fair - Henry J. Salmon, Milford, Ill., farmer,
570. "Farmer is Rewarded For Being Seven Millionth Visitor to Fair - Henry J. Salmon, Milford, Ill., farmer, as World's Fair Cashier presents him with a bronze copy of official World's Fair medal, a full set of World's Fair Wonder Books, and new World's Fair auto stickers. Mr. Salmon was the seven millionth person to visit the Century of Progress. He is one of the vanguard of the thousands of farmers who will visit the Fair during Farm Week, August 13 to 19."
[Fashionably-dressed women pose for the Century of Progress "Fair on Parade."]
571. [Fashionably-dressed women pose for the Century of Progress "Fair on Parade."]
[Fashionably-dressed women pose for the Century of Progress "Fair on Parade."]
572. [Fashionably-dressed women pose for the Century of Progress "Fair on Parade."]

"Fay Wray, movie star, and Edward F. Dunne, United States commissioner to the World's Fair and former
573. "Fay Wray, movie star, and Edward F. Dunne, United States commissioner to the World's Fair and former governor of Illinois, look over the sights at A Century of Progress from the steps of the Federal Building. Miss Wray was a guest of the World's Fair while stopping in Chicago on her way to Hollywood."
"Federal Judge Edgar S. Vought, of Oklahoma City, who sentenced "Machine Gun" Kelly to life imprisonment
574. "Federal Judge Edgar S. Vought, of Oklahoma City, who sentenced "Machine Gun" Kelly to life imprisonment in the sensational Bailey kidnapping case at Oklahoma City, last summer, visits the new World's Fair in Chicago, and is here shown at lunch with Harry E. Snodgrass, managing director of Wilson and company, in the dining room of the Wilson exhibit."
[Female cashier, Miss Sonny Lundstrom, poses in uniform in front of a painted panorama of A Century of
575. [Female cashier, Miss Sonny Lundstrom, poses in uniform in front of a painted panorama of A Century of Progress.]
[Female employees of the South Park Company.]
576. [Female employees of the South Park Company.]

[Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
577. [Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. These figures are displaying costumes from Greece and Italy.]
[Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
578. [Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. These figures are displaying costumes from Belgium and Austria.]
[Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
579. [Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. These figures are displaying costumes from Sweden and Switzerland.]
[Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
580. [Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. These figures are displaying costumes from Germany.]
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