University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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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."
"Edward H. Sniffen, Asst. Vice-President of Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, signing
2. "Edward H. Sniffen, Asst. Vice-President of Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, signing contract for renewal of the company's exhibit at the 1934 World's Fair. Shown with Mr. Sniffen are (left) Rufus C. Dawes, President of the Exposition, and Lenox R. Lohr, General Manager. The exhibit will occupy the same space in the Electrical Building as last year, with many new features introduced."
"Eighty feet long, 39 feet high, with 12-foot wheels, this is the 'World's Largest Automobile.' It has
3. "Eighty feet long, 39 feet high, with 12-foot wheels, this is the 'World's Largest Automobile.' It has been built for the Studebaker exhibit at the World's Fair of 1934 in Chicago. Inside is a complete motion picture theatre seating 80 people where the story of the automobile is told, especially the story of the Studebaker automobile."
"Fair officials and officers of Wilson and company dedicated the packing firm's exhibit at the Chicago
4. "Fair officials and officers of Wilson and company dedicated the packing firm's exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair Sunday (June 17) afternoon. Miss Jane Iredale, exhibit employee, is shown here pinning a flower on Thomas E. Wilson, chairman of the board of directors, while Edward Foss Wilson, his son and president of the company, looks on."

"J.F. Sullivan, diamond export from Kimberley, South Africa, points out a diamond that has become stuck
5. "J.F. Sullivan, diamond export from Kimberley, South Africa, points out a diamond that has become stuck on the "grease table" of the Diamond Recovery Plant in the Diamond Mine exhibit in the General Exhibits Building at the 1934 World's Fair. Miss Dorothea Ross of Chicago is the interested visitor, and L.S. Root, another Kimberley diamond engineer, is the pensive gentleman at the right."
"Mrs. N.A. Ourngs, Miss Helen Dawes, Mary Pickford, Lenox R. Lohr and Black Horse Troop in front of the
6. "Mrs. N.A. Ourngs, Miss Helen Dawes, Mary Pickford, Lenox R. Lohr and Black Horse Troop in front of the Administration building, July 14, 1934."
"Spring weather brought these girls out to look over the Wilson and Co. exhibit at the new World's Fair
7. "Spring weather brought these girls out to look over the Wilson and Co. exhibit at the new World's Fair which opens May 28th. They are among 250 selected from 1,000 to work at the exhibit this summer. They are shown grouped around a model of the Wilson building."
"The bespectacled youth on the right is Dennis O' Shea, pie-eating champion of the 1934 World's Fair.
8. "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."

"Thomas E. Wilson (left), chairman of the board of directors of Wilson and company, shown presenting
9. "Thomas E. Wilson (left), chairman of the board of directors of Wilson and company, shown presenting the Wilson exhibit building to the World's Fair administration, represented by Albert N. Gonsior. One of the features of the exhibit is a bacon slicing and packing plant in operation."
Model for Swift and Company's exhibit at the 1934 Century of Progress showing the water theater, "floating"
10. Model for Swift and Company's exhibit at the 1934 Century of Progress showing the water theater, "floating" stage, terraces, restaurants, and general details of the unique design. The major portion was to be built over the lagoon from the north side of the twenty-third street bridge, which would be dubbed the "Swift Bridge of Service."
  

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