University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Promotion of the 1913 American silent film, "The Battle of Gettysburg." The film is now presumed to
1. [Promotion of the 1913 American silent film, "The Battle of Gettysburg." The film is now presumed to be lost. Only a fraction of the silent films from the early 20th century have survived into the present day.]
"A conception by Hugh Ferriss, a noted New York artist, of how the Ford Exhibition building now being
2. "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."
"Georges N. Potie, former Ford star salesman in Antwerp, Belgium, now president of both the Belgian and
3. "Georges N. Potie, former Ford star salesman in Antwerp, Belgium, now president of both the Belgian and Swiss villages at A Century of Progress in Chicago, here is pictured about to start a wooden-show race between dancing girls of the Belgian Village on the reproduction of Aerschot, Belgium, exhibited in the Roads of the World, Ford Exposition, A Century of Progress, Chicago. All of the girls are from Antwerp [except two, one from Ghent, the other from Steendorp]."
"Miss Helen Heman admires original painting, "The birthplace of Our Nation's Flag," now hanging in the
4. "Miss Helen Heman admires original painting, "The birthplace of Our Nation's Flag," now hanging in the Colonial village of the Chicago's World's Fair. The painting was so big that part of the roof of the Betsy Ross house had to be removed to admit it."

"Smack! Together we make 15 million. That's enough for anybody. William McAvoy, (left) 10 years old thus
5. "Smack! Together we make 15 million. That's enough for anybody. William McAvoy, (left) 10 years old thus greeted Peggy Klein, 8, as they met a reception at Swift's restaurant following the greeting of McAvoy as the nine millionth visitor to A Century of Progress - the Chicago World's Fair. He came through the gate at 10:35 a.m. on Wednesday. Miss Klein was the six millionth visitor at Swift's bridge. She lives at 510 Pearl street, Ottawa, Ill. and he lives at 371 Schofield Road, Rochester, New York. He is the son of Wicky McAvoy, formerly first string catcher for Connie Mack's Athletics and now the conductor of a bowling alley in Rochester."
"Three stars of the Tipica Police Orchestra of Mexico City, now giving tow concerts daily in the Court
6. "Three stars of the Tipica Police Orchestra of Mexico City, now giving tow concerts daily in the Court of States at A Century of Progress. They are, left to right: Fortino Juarez, known as El Bajista, a virtuoso on the guitar and mandolin; Jose Rubio, tenor, who specializes in Mexican ballads and romantic songs; and Laura Rivas (Senora Zendejas), the stately contralto of the Tipicas. As a trio, they specialize in 'canciones rancheras,' or ranch songs."
  

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