University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
1. [Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The Century of Progress showcased the artistic, cultural, and scientific achievements of Czechoslovakia, then a newly independent country that had won its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the end of World War One. Anton Cermak, mayor of Chicago from 1931 until his assassination in 1933, just a few months prior to the Century of Progress grand opening, was a Czech immigrant from Bohemia.]
"Facsimile of the souvenir ticket, in form of a certificate of last day attendance, which will be given
2. "Facsimile of the souvenir ticket, in form of a certificate of last day attendance, which will be given to every person who goes through the turnstiles at A Century of Progress on the final day, Wednesday, October 31. The certificate will be handed out, not at the ticket windows but at the turnstiles, and will be available from the opening hour until midnight. It bears the signatures of Rufus C. Dawes, president, and L.R. Lohr, general manager of the Exposition."
"John Pane-Gasser, leading dramatic tenor with the Chicago Grand Opera Company, who has been chosen to
3. "John Pane-Gasser, leading dramatic tenor with the Chicago Grand Opera Company, who has been chosen to sing The Star Spangled Banner to inaugurate the opening ceremonies at A Century of Progress."
"Students from Tilden High school awaiting the opening of the Microvivarium exhibit in the Hall of Science
4. "Students from Tilden High school awaiting the opening of the Microvivarium exhibit in the Hall of Science today. This exhibit has attracted throngs of school student tours at the World's Fair and is considered such a valuable aid to education that the Chicago Biological Round Table, composed of all biology teachers in the city, is seeking some proper means to make a permanent exhibit."

"Two hundred homing pigeons, released from the stage of the Lagoon Theater, were an effective part of
5. "Two hundred homing pigeons, released from the stage of the Lagoon Theater, were an effective part of the opening day ceremonies at the new World's Fair in Chicago, Saturday, May 26th. Fifty flew in each of the four directions, carrying the message of A Century of Progress to the world."
   

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