University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"Ballyhoo that sparkles on the Century of Progress Midway was caught in all its brilliance by the camera
321. "Ballyhoo that sparkles on the Century of Progress Midway was caught in all its brilliance by the camera of Lou Fowler, 1819 North Park avenue, Chicago. This is one of the 49 unusual views of the fair hung in the Hall of Photography from 360 entries received in the recent contest sponsored by the Miniature Camera Club of Chicago."
"Barbara Lou and Lawrence Jeffers, of Jacksonville, Fla., the 'Sunshine Twins' of radio fame, looked
322. "Barbara Lou and Lawrence Jeffers, of Jacksonville, Fla., the 'Sunshine Twins' of radio fame, looked in on the exhibit of their native state when they visited the Worlds Fair as the result of carrying off first honors in a buck and wing dance competition staged at Benton Harbor, Mich., recently."
"Barney Oldfield and his 'Hell Drivers' in their thrilling feats of driving skill and daring provided
323. "Barney Oldfield and his 'Hell Drivers' in their thrilling feats of driving skill and daring provided the big moment for thousands of Chicago's school children who attended A Century of Progress Thursday. Here is a section of the crowd that watched the veteran driver spin around the quarter-mile oval Chrysler Motors' track."
"Be a Swell Person - Take an Orphan to the Fair. Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who
324. "Be a Swell Person - Take an Orphan to the Fair. Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who started the campaign doing his bit toward making it a success by taking a group of crippled children from the Martha Washington home for crippled children for an outing at the World's Fair. Mrs. Mandel is helping him entertain two of the children as they pose for photographers in the Court of Honor. The children are Alexander Pappas and Sylvia Cordinia."

"Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year
325. "Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year on Enchanted Island at the World's Fair, the officials in charge of the display decided to move it to Travel and Transport building this season where it continues to hold the popularity of youngsters between the ages of six and sixty."
"Bud Fisher who climbs the high flag poles on the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress, gives the
326. "Bud Fisher who climbs the high flag poles on the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress, gives the crowds there a real thrill when he poises as for a dive to the asphalt 90 feet below him, on the top rung of the Mack fire truck extension ladder. He performs thrilling feats on the ladder daily when not busy with the flags."
"Budy Mabry, age 11, of 106 North Edith Street, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has come to the fair all alone
327. "Budy Mabry, age 11, of 106 North Edith Street, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has come to the fair all alone to see the sights."
"C.H. Worcester, trustee of the Art Institute, points out one of its many valuable art treasures to Baron
328. "C.H. Worcester, trustee of the Art Institute, points out one of its many valuable art treasures to Baron Maurice Rothschild who is in Chicago visiting the World's Fair. The baron is a member of the French senate and is completing a round-the-world tour. After lunching with Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the World's Fair, the baron made a tour of the grounds and then visited Wings of a Century."

"Canoe tilting, which gives the unlucky loser a sudden ducking, is one of the many water sports provided
329. "Canoe tilting, which gives the unlucky loser a sudden ducking, is one of the many water sports provided for the amusement of visitors at the Swift's Bridge of the new Chicago World's Fair."
"Century of Progress Communications Hall"
330. "Century of Progress Communications Hall"
"Championship Fair-goer Gets Season Ticket No. 1 for 1934. Mrs. Ruby Phelps, 5301 Kimbark Avenue, Chicago,
331. "Championship Fair-goer Gets Season Ticket No. 1 for 1934. Mrs. Ruby Phelps, 5301 Kimbark Avenue, Chicago, shown buying ticket from Martin M. Tveter, Comptroller of A Century of Progress. She attended the Fair 147 times in 1933."
"Championship Fair-goer Gets Season Ticket No. 1 for 1934. Mrs. Ruby Phelps, 5301 Kimbark Avenue, Chicago,
332. "Championship Fair-goer Gets Season Ticket No. 1 for 1934. Mrs. Ruby Phelps, 5301 Kimbark Avenue, Chicago, shown buying ticket from Martin M. Tveter, Comptroller of A Century of Progress. She attended the Fair 147 times in 1933."

"Chicago firefighters paraded the finest of their equipment in their portion of the ceremonies at the
333. "Chicago firefighters paraded the finest of their equipment in their portion of the ceremonies at the Fair Tuesday, Chicago Day. In addition to the equipment there was a battalion of men who marched in review before Mayor E.J. Kelly and other dignitaries of the city government and park commissions."
"Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their
334. "Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their favorite events on the program of the National A.A.U. outdoor title racing carnival in the World's Fair Lagoon, scheduled for July 6, 7, and 8. One of the greatest fields ever assembled will compete in the eleven titular events carded. Picture here, from top to bottom, are Leonard Spence, of the New York A.C., Ralph Flanagan, of the Greater Miami A.A., and Jack Medica, of the Washington A.C., Seattle. Leonard Spence is the National A.A.U. breastroke world's record holder at 220 yards and 440 yards champion in this style. Flanagan holds the American mark for one mile, 21 minutes, 12 1/5 seconds. Medica boasts the world's record, 10 minutes 15.4 seconds for 880 yards, free style."
"Children play house at A Century of Progress. Little Miss Joan Leavens, seven years old, of Wenatchee,
335. "Children play house at A Century of Progress. Little Miss Joan Leavens, seven years old, of Wenatchee, Washington, is having lots of fun selling flowers to her sister, Margaret Leavens, nine years old, in the Puroil children's rest house in the General Electric Exhibits building at the World's Fair."
"Chrysler Motors - day."
336. "Chrysler Motors - day."

"Chrysler Motors building at night."
337. "Chrysler Motors building at night."
"Circuit breakers, new and unusual types of motors, control devices, welding equipment, and electron
338. "Circuit breakers, new and unusual types of motors, control devices, welding equipment, and electron tube control are some of the products of the apparatus section of the General Electric on exhibit at the Century of Progress. Models of large apparatus are also used extensively."
"Commanding Officers of five branches of the United States Army from Fort Sheridan today (Thursday) reviewed
339. "Commanding Officers of five branches of the United States Army from Fort Sheridan today (Thursday) reviewed the troops of Camp Franklin D. Roosevelt at the World's Fair in Chicago. The reviewing officers, left to right (front row): Capt. James D. Brown, 61st Coast Artillery; Col. Charles B. Meyer, 61st Coast Artillery (Anti-Aircraft); Major Henry Chamberlain, 14th Cavalry; Col. M.M. Keck, commanding officer of Camp Roosevelt. Back row, left, Maj. Hamilton McGuire of the 3rd Field Artillery, and Major Glenn Hofford of the 22nd Infantry."
"Complete air conditioning equipment for homes using any type of heating system is shown in this section
340. "Complete air conditioning equipment for homes using any type of heating system is shown in this section of the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress. The display includes central systems and single room units."
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