University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Humorous diorama depicting an old rickety village with dilapidated buildings and villagers and barnyard
1. [Humorous diorama depicting an old rickety village with dilapidated buildings and villagers and barnyard animals standing around an unpaved town square. The sign at the top of the diorama reads, "We don't ask you to live like this!! Look over our listing.]
[One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured
2. [One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured Islamic art and architecture.] [There are four towers that look like they are part of a church. There are a lot of people that look like they just left the church in front of the towers.]
"'Boy Howdy! This is our idea of a sandwich,' exclaims Audrey Hoesch and Glen Hillgartner as they bite
3. "'Boy Howdy! This is our idea of a sandwich,' exclaims Audrey Hoesch and Glen Hillgartner as they bite into the first portion of the world's largest ham sandwich today at the World's Fair, while Phillip R. Reed, treasurer of Armour & Company; Ed Graule, chef, and John R. Thompson, Jr., look on. This eight foot square sandwich on which more than 1,200 children feasted, weighed 325 pounds."
"A conception by Hugh Ferriss, a noted New York artist, of how the Ford Exhibition building now being
4. "A conception by Hugh Ferriss, a noted New York artist, of how the Ford Exhibition building now being erected at the Chicago World's Fair will look at night in its blaze of light. The building is nine hundred feet long and ten stories in height at its center. It faces upon a five acre park fronting Lake Michigan. Albert Kahn of Detroit is the architect, and Walter Dorwin Teague of New York, the industrial designer, is in charge of the interior display."

"Fay Wray, movie star, and Edward F. Dunne, United States commissioner to the World's Fair and former
5. "Fay Wray, movie star, and Edward F. Dunne, United States commissioner to the World's Fair and former governor of Illinois, look over the sights at A Century of Progress from the steps of the Federal Building. Miss Wray was a guest of the World's Fair while stopping in Chicago on her way to Hollywood."
"Ford's 'Drama of Transportation' in New World's Fair. This is a conception by Hugh Ferriss of what the
6. "Ford's 'Drama of Transportation' in New World's Fair. This is a conception by Hugh Ferriss of what the interior of the great Ford Building will look like when A Century of Progress opens in Chicago May 26. In this building, 900 feet long, the major portion of a $1,500,000 exhibit, will be dramatized the story of the contributions of science, industry and agriculture to the modern automobile. Opposite the structure will be a free park with seats for concert and entertainment programs."
"Life-like in form and action, and with a look of evil intent, these prehistoric animals aren't good
7. "Life-like in form and action, and with a look of evil intent, these prehistoric animals aren't good for your eyesight unless you are in command of all your faculties! We should be glad we did not live during the age of these huge beasts…what a chance would mere man have…however, the Sinclair exhibit proved to be very clever."
 

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