University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left,
1. [The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left, and Mr. Frank Jakavicius, of Chicago, is to her right. The Opera contest was held at the Lagoon Theater, and the winners received a contract with the Opera company which opened in Chicago later that year.]
"A Century of Progress Exposition closing ceremony, October 31, 1934 - Midnight. Taps and lowering of
2. "A Century of Progress Exposition closing ceremony, October 31, 1934 - Midnight. Taps and lowering of flag by Mr. Rufus C. Dawes, President, and Major Lenox R. Lohr, General Manager."
"After approving a $22,500,000 loan for the payment of back salaries to Chicago school teachers, Jesse
3. "After approving a $22,500,000 loan for the payment of back salaries to Chicago school teachers, Jesse H. Jones, chairman of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, and Mrs. Jones visited the World's Fair, accompanied by Mrs. Woodrow Wilson. The picture taken at the Country Club shows, left to right, Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Walter J. Cummings, Mr. Jones, and Mrs. Wilson."
"Farmer is Rewarded For Being Seven Millionth Visitor to Fair - Henry J. Salmon, Milford, Ill., farmer,
4. "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."

"Left to right - Mrs. Chester McCall, Mr. McCall, assistant secretary of commerce; Mrs. Daniel C. Roper,
5. "Left to right - Mrs. Chester McCall, Mr. McCall, assistant secretary of commerce; Mrs. Daniel C. Roper, Secretary of Commerce Roper, Robert Sevey, Chicago manager of the Department of Commerce, and Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress viewing the 1934 World's Fair from the veranda of the Trustees' lounge in the Hall of Science today when Mr. Roper and his party paid the fair an informal visit."
"Miss Evelyn Ronnestad of Minneapolis, Minn., was overjoyed today (Tuesday) when her purse, containing
6. "Miss Evelyn Ronnestad of Minneapolis, Minn., was overjoyed today (Tuesday) when her purse, containing $25 of oil and gas money for the trip home for her and her party, was found and returned after being lost in the Sears building of A Century of Progress. The purse, which was missing for several hours, was found by Mr. and Mrs. Norman Maxwell of Titusville, Pa. The picture shows Miss Ronnestad (left) receiving her purse back from Miss Florence E. Johnson of the Sears information desk."
"Parole authorities meet at A Century of Progress. William E. Padden, of Chicago, executive secretary
7. "Parole authorities meet at A Century of Progress. William E. Padden, of Chicago, executive secretary of the Central States Parole conference, is shown (left) welcoming Ed H. Whyte, of San Francisco, Cal., superintendent of the California Parole department, to a session of the conference at the Illinois Host House Wednesday, June 27th, at the new Chicago World's Fair. Mr. White delivered an address at the session."
"Residents of South Dakota visit their state exhibit in the Court of States at the World's Fair, and
8. "Residents of South Dakota visit their state exhibit in the Court of States at the World's Fair, and admire the outlines of the Mt. Rushmore as they are shown in the diorama in the display. From left to right in back: Chief Red Feather of Pine Ridge; Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Owen, Hot Springs; Mr. and Mrs. G.H. Ryan of Deadwood. Katherine, Mary, John and Larry Ryan are in the foreground."

"Roberta Nesbin, 7 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nesbin, Cleveland, who made her first airplane
9. "Roberta Nesbin, 7 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nesbin, Cleveland, who made her first airplane trip when she was 14 months of age, flew to the World's Fair from Cleveland yesterday (Tuesday, August 7th). She is shown here holding a beer stein her grandfather, the late Lawrence Mullen of Philadelphia, bought when he attended the Columbian Exposition here in 1893."
"The latest tragedy at Niagra Falls where Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge Stanton of Toronto, Canada, and Burrell
10. "The latest tragedy at Niagra Falls where Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge Stanton of Toronto, Canada, and Burrell Heacock aged 17 of Cleveland, OH, were drowned by the breaking up of ice."
"W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over
11. "W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over a grid-glow tube caused the lights of the Electrical Group of Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition -- to burst forth in brilliant radiance. This operation was one of the features of the official dedication of this group on October 12. From left to right: Dr. Louis L. Mann, who gave the invocation, President Rufus C. Dawes of A Century of Progress Exposition, B.E. Sunny, a trustee of the Exposition and former chairman of the board of the Illinois Bell Telephone Company who delivered the address of dedication, and Mr. Batchelder who presided at the ceremony."
"Your Autograph, Mr. Oldfield!" "That was the cry at the Chrysler Motors' World's Fair track Thursday
12. "Your Autograph, Mr. Oldfield!" "That was the cry at the Chrysler Motors' World's Fair track Thursday when thousands of school children swarmed around Barney Oldfield, famed race driver, and demanded autographs. Thousands of lucky youngsters got the coveted signature."

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