University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (4)

Subject
Children (3)
Exhibitions (1)
Furniture (1)

Format
10.5x6.5 (2)
7.5x9.5 (1)
9.5x7.5 (1)

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"Politely stepping aside to let his sister enter the turnstiles of the World's Fair today (Wednesday,
1. "Politely stepping aside to let his sister enter the turnstiles of the World's Fair today (Wednesday, August 29th) won for William McAvoy, 10, of Rochester, N.Y., the distinction of being the nine millionth visitor to the Fair. William, who is the son of "Wicky" McAvoy, who was famous a few years ago as first string catcher for the Philadelphia Athletics, is shown here being greeted by Col. Robert Isham Randolph, assistant to the general manager of A Century of Progress. The honored youngster was presented with many gifts and was the guest of the Fair for the day."
"Roberta Nesbin, 7 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nesbin, Cleveland, who made her first airplane
2. "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."
"Smack! Together we make 15 million. That's enough for anybody. William McAvoy, (left) 10 years old thus
3. "Smack! Together we make 15 million. That's enough for anybody. William McAvoy, (left) 10 years old thus greeted Peggy Klein, 8, as they met a reception at Swift's restaurant following the greeting of McAvoy as the nine millionth visitor to A Century of Progress - the Chicago World's Fair. He came through the gate at 10:35 a.m. on Wednesday. Miss Klein was the six millionth visitor at Swift's bridge. She lives at 510 Pearl street, Ottawa, Ill. and he lives at 371 Schofield Road, Rochester, New York. He is the son of Wicky McAvoy, formerly first string catcher for Connie Mack's Athletics and now the conductor of a bowling alley in Rochester."
"When Mrs. Louisa Schmidt, 72, visited the World's Fair today (Monday) she wanted to see the furniture
4. "When Mrs. Louisa Schmidt, 72, visited the World's Fair today (Monday) she wanted to see the furniture exhibits in the General Exhibits building as they brought back memories of the days when she worked in a similar display at the Philadelphia Centennial in 1876. Mrs. Schmidt whose home is in Atlantic City brought her gate and employee pass of the 1876 Exposition with her."

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