University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A large crowd awaits to hear Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano
1. [A large crowd awaits to hear Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, give an address before the Century of Progress Court of Honor, Hall of Science. Mrs. Roosevelt's speech that day was addressed to the women of the nation.]
"Chicago firefighters paraded the finest of their equipment in their portion of the ceremonies at the
2. "Chicago firefighters paraded the finest of their equipment in their portion of the ceremonies at the Fair Tuesday, Chicago Day. In addition to the equipment there was a battalion of men who marched in review before Mayor E.J. Kelly and other dignitaries of the city government and park commissions."
"Marie Martinez, Pueblo Indian woman, with a 1934 Council Fire medal presented to her last night (Friday,
3. "Marie Martinez, Pueblo Indian woman, with a 1934 Council Fire medal presented to her last night (Friday, September 7) during Indian day ceremonies at the World's Fair, for the 'outstanding achievement of an Indian.' She is considered the most artistic maker of Indian pottery."
"Part of the 400 policeman who took part in the Chicago Day parade at the World's Fair on Tuesday , October
4. "Part of the 400 policeman who took part in the Chicago Day parade at the World's Fair on Tuesday , October 9th. The police contingent was made up of 250 police and 50 from each of the three park forces. They were reviewed by Mayor E. J. Kelly and other city officials who were guests of honor at the Fair."

"The bespectacled youth on the right is Dennis O' Shea, pie-eating champion of the 1934 World's Fair.
5. "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."
"William P. Wilkerson (Cherokee), president of the Indian Council Fire, confers with Marie Martinez,
6. "William P. Wilkerson (Cherokee), president of the Indian Council Fire, confers with Marie Martinez, one of the outstanding pottery makers in the world, and Whirling Thunder seated at the left, and Clear Water (Ottawa) about the plans for American Indian Day at the World's Fair, which will be observed Friday, September 7th."
  

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