University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"George Blagden, husky long distance swimmer, who represented the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Memphis,
1. "George Blagden, husky long distance swimmer, who represented the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Memphis, Tenn., in the 15 mile marathon grind at A Century of Progress in 1933, finishing second to Marvin Nelson, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, is out to capture the championship event when it is again staged on Sunday, July 22nd, at the World's Fair in Chicago. Nelson set a new American record of 7 hours, 22 minutes and 24 3-5 seconds to lead Blagden across the finishing line. Blagden is reported in great trim for the grueling battle. The race is sponsored by William Randolph Hearst, who has posted a purse of $10,000, the winner to receive $5,000.The race will start at the Seventy-ninth Street beach on Chicago's south side, with the course laid along the shore line of Lake Michigan and the last seven miles to be swum in the World's Fair Lagoon."
"Left to right - Mrs. Chester McCall, Mr. McCall, assistant secretary of commerce; Mrs. Daniel C. Roper,
2. "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."
"Lübeck around 1450 was one of the centers of commerce. It's wealthy; merchants controlled the continent
3. "Lübeck around 1450 was one of the centers of commerce. It's wealthy; merchants controlled the continent and had connections all over the world. Our picture shows the market place. Big merchants were dealing here in wholesale, and in the booths the good housekeepers did their shopping. The lady wears the typical Lübeck costume with a blue hermine-trimmed coat."
"When 140 members of the Staten Island (New York) Chamber of Commerce arrived at the World's Fair recently,
4. "When 140 members of the Staten Island (New York) Chamber of Commerce arrived at the World's Fair recently, they were greeted by Rufus C. Dawes (center), President of A Century of Progress. The New York delegation was headed by L.W. Kaufman, chamber president."

"When 140 members of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce visited the World's Fair recently they presented
5. "When 140 members of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce visited the World's Fair recently they presented Rufus. C. Dawes (left) a half keg of specially brewed beer from one of the New York breweries. L.W. Kaufman, president of the Staten Island organization is shown making the presentation to President Dawes while C. Meyer of the brewery looks on."
   

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