University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Visits of State (3)
Sultans (2)
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"Congressman Richard J. Welsh, his wife and son, Richard, Jr., of California, sign the official register
1. "Congressman Richard J. Welsh, his wife and son, Richard, Jr., of California, sign the official register of the new World's Fair in the Sears Roebuck building, while Major Chester L. Fordney, of stratosphere flight fame, looks on. The congressman and his family are on their way to California from Washington. He expressed the opinion that the Fair this year is even more colorful and picturesque than A Century of Progress last year, having seen both, and declared it a sight which no one should miss."
"The bespectacled youth on the right is Dennis O' Shea, pie-eating champion of the 1934 World's Fair.
2. "The bespectacled youth on the right is Dennis O' Shea, pie-eating champion of the 1934 World's Fair. Dennis inhaled a six-inch blueberry pie in one minute and thirteen seconds to win a contest staged at the Armour Building on Children's Day. At the left is Edward Jackson, who took third place in the contest, and Bob Callow, winner of the second prize, is in the middle. Callow might have won but he overlooked a bit of the filling which dropped off onto his plate and a vigilant judge made him clean it up."
"The Sultan and Sultana of Johore, first royal visitors to the 1934 World's Fair, take their first view
3. "The Sultan and Sultana of Johore, first royal visitors to the 1934 World's Fair, take their first view of the Exposition from the Court of Honor as Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Fair, and Col. Morris Keck, commander of the troops at Camp F.D. Roosevelt, greet the royal Fair-goers. The Sultan came to the Chicago expressly to see the Fair. He is an independent ruler in the Malay states."
"The Sultan of Johore takes advantage of his visit to the new World's Fair where he was honored today
4. "The Sultan of Johore takes advantage of his visit to the new World's Fair where he was honored today (Thursday) to dedicate Frank Buck's 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway. Buck and Sultan have long been personal friends. His Highness is on the right."

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