University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (2)

Subject
Contests (1)
Guests (1)
Purses (1)
Beauty Contestants (1)

Format
7.5x9.5 (1)
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"Miss Evelyn Ronnestad of Minneapolis, Minn., was overjoyed today (Tuesday) when her purse, containing
1. "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."
"Myrtice Crory, of the Firestone Tire exhibit at the World' Fair, a runner-up in the beauty contest finals
2. "Myrtice Crory, of the Firestone Tire exhibit at the World' Fair, a runner-up in the beauty contest finals staged last week to find the fairest employee of A Century of Progress, is enriched by $10 for her guess on the number of precious stones contained in the 18 articles in the Chinese Imperial Gold Collection in Streets of Shanghai at the World's Fair. She estimated the number at 7550. The correct count is 6307 according to Herbert J. Devine, the exhibitor, who is pictured here presenting Miss Corey with an envelope containing a $10 bill for her winning guess."
  

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