University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (2)

Date
1934 (1)
ca. 1933-1934 (1)

Format
9.25x7.25 (1)
9.5x7.5 (1)

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"John Jay high school, Cleveland, Ohio, was awarded the Century of Progress trophy given to the school
1. "John Jay high school, Cleveland, Ohio, was awarded the Century of Progress trophy given to the school which won the greatest number of individual awards in the International commercial schools contest concluded at the World's Fair Thursday night (June 28th). E.W. Harrison, teacher in the school received the award from Col. Robert Isham Randolph, assistant to the general manager of the Fair. To the right is Violet Molner, Cleveland, who won first place in the amateur shorthand event for high schools."
"Myrtice Crory, of the Firestone Tire exhibit at the World' Fair, a runner-up in the beauty contest finals
2. "Myrtice Crory, of the Firestone Tire exhibit at the World' Fair, a runner-up in the beauty contest finals staged last week to find the fairest employee of A Century of Progress, is enriched by $10 for her guess on the number of precious stones contained in the 18 articles in the Chinese Imperial Gold Collection in Streets of Shanghai at the World's Fair. She estimated the number at 7550. The correct count is 6307 according to Herbert J. Devine, the exhibitor, who is pictured here presenting Miss Corey with an envelope containing a $10 bill for her winning guess."
  

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