University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
1. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's giant airplane design celebrated Italo Balbo's transatlantic flight to the Century of Progress in 1933. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and a minister in Benito Mussolini's government. The front of the building also resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. Seen here is the Italian State Tourist Information Office located in the Pavilion's auditorium room.]
"'Have a World's Fair cane, boys," says Leon Mandel, general manager of Mandel Brothers, state street
2. "'Have a World's Fair cane, boys," says Leon Mandel, general manager of Mandel Brothers, state street store, to these orphans from the Bohemian Orphan asylum, the Illinois Protestant Children's home and the Chicago Home for Jewish Children. He was host Wednesday (September 26th) to the first group to visit the exposition under the store's plan to assist charitable Chicagoans in taking underprivileged children on World's Fair outings. A special department, in charge of Mrs. Jennie Pervin, has been set up in the club women's bureau on the ninth floor, to help hosts organize their groups. For full information, citizens need only write, call in person, or telephone State 1500. Orphans will be admitted to the Fair in groups of three or more for five cents each."
"Miss Evelyn Ronnestad of Minneapolis, Minn., was overjoyed today (Tuesday) when her purse, containing
3. "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."
"This group of students from Purdue University are particularly interested in combustion engines, and
4. "This group of students from Purdue University are particularly interested in combustion engines, and came to the World's Fair for first-hand information concerning them, which they are receiving from Tom Britton in the Chevrolet division of the General Motors exhibit."

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