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,
201. [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.]
[Three individuals with the National Advisory Council for A Century of Progress.]
202. [Three individuals with the National Advisory Council for A Century of Progress.]
[Two women viewing the Century of Progress from the observation deck of the Skyride.]
203. [Two women viewing the Century of Progress from the observation deck of the Skyride.]
[Unidentified men, possibly officials of the Century of Progress, signing document on desk.]
204. [Unidentified men, possibly officials of the Century of Progress, signing document on desk.]

[Unknown foreign dignitary visiting the Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
205. [Unknown foreign dignitary visiting the Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[Unknown foreign dignitary visiting the Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
206. [Unknown foreign dignitary visiting the Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[Unknown foreign dignitary visiting the Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
207. [Unknown foreign dignitary visiting the Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[Unknown photograph of two women having tea at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
208. [Unknown photograph of two women having tea at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]

[View of Electrical Building from Lake Michigan. A fountain can be seen in the courtyard.]
209. [View of Electrical Building from Lake Michigan. A fountain can be seen in the courtyard.]
[View of one of the facades to the Electrical Group building.]
210. [View of one of the facades to the Electrical Group building.]
[View of the Electrical Group exhibition building from the courtyard fountain. "Light," the bas relief
211. [View of the Electrical Group exhibition building from the courtyard fountain. "Light," the bas relief sculpture behind the fountain, adorns the facade of the building's Electric Light and Power Industry exhibit.]
[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
212. [View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair. Enchanted Island was built between the lagoon and Lake Michigan, and included a mountainside slide, a fairy castle, a mechanical zoo, a miniature railroad, and a theater, among other exhibits. This photo was taken in January of 1933.]

[View of the Hall of Science at night. In the foreground is a reflecting pool.]
213. [View of the Hall of Science at night. In the foreground is a reflecting pool.]
[Western-styled female dancers performing in front of actors dressed as cowboys at the Century of Progress
214. [Western-styled female dancers performing in front of actors dressed as cowboys at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Horse-drawn Conestoga Wagons are parked to the right.]
[Women constructing an adobe wall at the Century of Progress Mexican Village.]
215. [Women constructing an adobe wall at the Century of Progress Mexican Village.]
[Women in colonial American military costumes on horseback.]
216. [Women in colonial American military costumes on horseback.]

[Zeta Newell, of Oak Park, IL., a winner of the Century of Progress Opera Contest, sings in front of
217. [Zeta Newell, of Oak Park, IL., a winner of the Century of Progress Opera Contest, sings in front of the microphone.]
'The grand champions of the square dance. Sylvia Riley, 16, 3342 Oketo Avenue and Steve Horvath, 18,
218. 'The grand champions of the square dance. Sylvia Riley, 16, 3342 Oketo Avenue and Steve Horvath, 18, 3311 Pontiac Avenue were adjudged the best team of two in the National Square Dance Contest finals at the Lagoon Theater at the Century of Progress, Sunday. Both, in addition to winning the individual prize, were members of the team of eight that captured second place in that division. The contest, which has been running for a week, was for $1500 in cash in merchandise prizes. It was sponsored by the Reliance Manufacturing Company."
"'Be a swell person -- Take an Orphan to the Fair' is the motto of the movement started by the Mandel
219. "'Be a swell person -- Take an Orphan to the Fair' is the motto of the movement started by the Mandel Brothers, State street department store, to help charitable Chicagoans take under-privileged children on World's Fair outings. Shown here is Leon Mandel, general manager, with the first of the groups to visit the exposition, composed of boys from the Bohemian Orphan asylum, the Illinois Protestant Children's home, and the Chicago Home for Jewish children. A special department, under the management of Mrs. Jennie Pervin, has been organized in the club women's bureau on the ninth floor of the store, to assist persons planning orphan parties; such persons may write, call in person, or telephone State 1500. Orphans, in groups of three or more, will be admitted to the Fair grounds for five cents each."
"'Boy Howdy! This is our idea of a sandwich,' exclaims Audrey Hoesch and Glen Hillgartner as they bite
220. "'Boy Howdy! This is our idea of a sandwich,' exclaims Audrey Hoesch and Glen Hillgartner as they bite into the first portion of the world's largest ham sandwich today at the World's Fair, while Phillip R. Reed, treasurer of Armour & Company; Ed Graule, chef, and John R. Thompson, Jr., look on. This eight foot square sandwich on which more than 1,200 children feasted, weighed 325 pounds."
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