University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"After 50 years of remaining in St. Louis, Louis Aubuchon, 94, is busy making up for his lack of travel
81. "After 50 years of remaining in St. Louis, Louis Aubuchon, 94, is busy making up for his lack of travel by visiting the Chicago World's Fair. He is shown here at the Swiss Village with Dorothy Benson attempting to feed one of the mountain goats."
"After winning the tenth annual pushmobile race sponsored by the Board of Education which was held at
82. "After winning the tenth annual pushmobile race sponsored by the Board of Education which was held at the Chicago World's Fair yesterday (Friday), the victorious Orr playground team is presented with Chrysler Motors medals by Ernst Buehler, vice president of the Chicago Board of Education."
"An Electric Eye Size Sorter which automatically sorts ball bearings correctly according to size is one
83. "An Electric Eye Size Sorter which automatically sorts ball bearings correctly according to size is one of the 'wonders' on display at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"Apollo. Copy in silver of archaic marble statues; the copy is much better than any marble original we
84. "Apollo. Copy in silver of archaic marble statues; the copy is much better than any marble original we posses. The Greek inscription, one of the earliest known, tell us that 'Amphias Dedicated the Tithe to the Far Darter,' the title of Apollo as god who inflicted the plague. Athens, 6th century B.C."

"Artistic lighting effects are used on this statue which is on display at the exhibit of the Electric
85. "Artistic lighting effects are used on this statue which is on display at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair." [The statue is large, white, and beautiful.]
"At Enchanted Island, the center of children's activities of A Century of Progress Exposition 1934, Chicago
86. "At Enchanted Island, the center of children's activities of A Century of Progress Exposition 1934, Chicago -- 'The Fireman's Fountain.' This fountain is the source of the pool within the tropical garden. The electrical display inside stimulates fire."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
87. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Three Abbott dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
88. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."

"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
89. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Ballyhoo that sparkles on the Century of Progress Midway was caught in all its brilliance by the camera
90. "Ballyhoo that sparkles on the Century of Progress Midway was caught in all its brilliance by the camera of Lou Fowler, 1819 North Park avenue, Chicago. This is one of the 49 unusual views of the fair hung in the Hall of Photography from 360 entries received in the recent contest sponsored by the Miniature Camera Club of Chicago."
"Barney Oldfield and his 'Hell Drivers' in their thrilling feats of driving skill and daring provided
91. "Barney Oldfield and his 'Hell Drivers' in their thrilling feats of driving skill and daring provided the big moment for thousands of Chicago's school children who attended A Century of Progress Thursday. Here is a section of the crowd that watched the veteran driver spin around the quarter-mile oval Chrysler Motors' track."
"Be a Swell Person - Take an Orphan to the Fair. Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who
92. "Be a Swell Person - Take an Orphan to the Fair. Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who started the campaign doing his bit toward making it a success by taking a group of crippled children from the Martha Washington home for crippled children for an outing at the World's Fair. Mrs. Mandel is helping him entertain two of the children as they pose for photographers in the Court of Honor. The children are Alexander Pappas and Sylvia Cordinia."

"Before they leave the factory, Mazda lamps are put through eleven exacting tests. Miss Gladys Armstrong
93. "Before they leave the factory, Mazda lamps are put through eleven exacting tests. Miss Gladys Armstrong demonstrates how it is done in the General Electric Exhibit."
"Built to demonstrate the use of light as an architectural element in the appearance of buildings, this
94. "Built to demonstrate the use of light as an architectural element in the appearance of buildings, this model city in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress is complete to the stalled automobile being towed to a nearby garage."
"C.H. Worcester, trustee of the Art Institute, points out one of its many valuable art treasures to Baron
95. "C.H. Worcester, trustee of the Art Institute, points out one of its many valuable art treasures to Baron Maurice Rothschild who is in Chicago visiting the World's Fair. The baron is a member of the French senate and is completing a round-the-world tour. After lunching with Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the World's Fair, the baron made a tour of the grounds and then visited Wings of a Century."
"Canoe tilting, which gives the unlucky loser a sudden ducking, is one of the many water sports provided
96. "Canoe tilting, which gives the unlucky loser a sudden ducking, is one of the many water sports provided for the amusement of visitors at the Swift's Bridge of the new Chicago World's Fair."

"Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their
97. "Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their favorite events on the program of the National A.A.U. outdoor title racing carnival in the World's Fair Lagoon, scheduled for July 6, 7, and 8. One of the greatest fields ever assembled will compete in the eleven titular events carded. Picture here, from top to bottom, are Leonard Spence, of the New York A.C., Ralph Flanagan, of the Greater Miami A.A., and Jack Medica, of the Washington A.C., Seattle. Leonard Spence is the National A.A.U. breastroke world's record holder at 220 yards and 440 yards champion in this style. Flanagan holds the American mark for one mile, 21 minutes, 12 1/5 seconds. Medica boasts the world's record, 10 minutes 15.4 seconds for 880 yards, free style."
"Children play house at A Century of Progress. Little Miss Joan Leavens, seven years old, of Wenatchee,
98. "Children play house at A Century of Progress. Little Miss Joan Leavens, seven years old, of Wenatchee, Washington, is having lots of fun selling flowers to her sister, Margaret Leavens, nine years old, in the Puroil children's rest house in the General Electric Exhibits building at the World's Fair."
"Complete air conditioning equipment for homes using any type of heating system is shown in this section
99. "Complete air conditioning equipment for homes using any type of heating system is shown in this section of the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress. The display includes central systems and single room units."
"Dan Seidenberg, first cellist, whose home run blast to deep center field at Grant Park shattered a deadlocked
100. "Dan Seidenberg, first cellist, whose home run blast to deep center field at Grant Park shattered a deadlocked softball game between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in the seventh inning today (Monday, July 23), boosted the Chicago concert masters to a sensational 18 to 17 victory today. The Chicago symphony Orchestra plays twice daily at Swift bandshell at the World's Fair while the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is filling a long engagement at Ford Gardens, also at the great exhibition. The games was to determine the softball championship between these two outstanding musical organizations."
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