University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (8)
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[A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
1. [A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
[A large crowd awaits to hear Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano
2. [A large crowd awaits to hear Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, give an address before the Century of Progress Court of Honor, Hall of Science. Mrs. Roosevelt's speech that day was addressed to the women of the nation.]
"As a reward for their efforts in a citizenship contest conducted by the board of education and the city
3. "As a reward for their efforts in a citizenship contest conducted by the board of education and the city parks and playgrounds, these boys were assigned to executive positions at the World's Fair today (Thursday, August 23) as part of the North Side Day program at the Fair. The young executives, front row, left to right, are: Louis Miniscalco, 15, as secretary; Chester Andrezak, 17, chief of the events division; Floyd Jacobson, 15, director of exhibits; Herman Loper, 14, director of foreign and federal participation; Bernard Galivan, 15, director of promotion and publicity; and Carl Marziana, 17, assistant to the general manager. Back row, left to right, Lawrence Hatton, 17, director of concessions; Charles Felice, 15, chief of the protocol; Anthony Graziano, 17, legal counsel; LeGrand Malany, 16, assistant to the general manager, and John Maheras, 14, general manager. Don Schmidt, 16, was so busy carrying on as president of the Exposition, and Joseph Wirt, 16, chief of public protection, was so busy making arrangements to meet Ed Wynn, that neither had time to pose for the picture."
"Meet the various swimming and diving champions of the Chicago public parks and playgrounds who won titles
4. "Meet the various swimming and diving champions of the Chicago public parks and playgrounds who won titles in North Lagoon at [the] World's Fair yesterday (August 9th) in finals of city wide aquatic tournament."

"Nearly 200 of the most valued employees of the Public Service Company of Northern Illinois were entertained
5. "Nearly 200 of the most valued employees of the Public Service Company of Northern Illinois were entertained by the management of the company at a luncheon held in the Director's Room at the new Chicago World's Fair Wednesday, (July 18). After the luncheon, the group spent the remainder of the afternoon and evening viewing the wonders of the great expedition. They are shown assembled before the Administration building."
"Sarah Ann McCabe, pretty NBC radio star, waves at her public from the model of the 70 story-story RCA
6. "Sarah Ann McCabe, pretty NBC radio star, waves at her public from the model of the 70 story-story RCA building in Rockefeller Center, New York City, headquarters of the NBC. The model, located in the Hall of Social Science at the World's Fair, is lighted by an artificial sun when a visitor steps on the 'radio carpet' surrounding it."
"The grand-daddy of all Plymouth cars meets its latest descendant at the Chicago World's Fair test track
7. "The grand-daddy of all Plymouth cars meets its latest descendant at the Chicago World's Fair test track of the Chrysler corporation as Mrs. Ethel Miller of Turlock, California, turns in the first Plymouth ever built and in return receives title to the one millionth car from J.B. Wagstaff, director of advertising for the company. City and Fair officials welcomed Mrs. Miller at ceremony held yesterday (Saturday) at the Fair. Left to Right are Jeffrey A. O'Connor, Chicago commissioner of public service, Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress, Mrs. Miller, Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the Fair, George Kennedy, deputy commissioner, and J.B. Wagstaff."
"These five statuettes, exhibited on the upper floor of the Social Science Hall are the oldest ever found
8. "These five statuettes, exhibited on the upper floor of the Social Science Hall are the oldest ever found in Asia, dating from about 3,000 B.C. The Oriental Institute is exhibiting them to the public for the first time at the World's Fair; they were evacuated early this year at the site of ancient cities of Eshnunna and Opis. Above photograph shows Miss P. McLaughlin, Cincinnati artist, and L. Stienes, of Fairmont, Nebraska, viewing the primitive subjects."

"Unable to remain overnight to take part in the official celebration of Governors' Day at the Chicago
9. "Unable to remain overnight to take part in the official celebration of Governors' Day at the Chicago World's Fair, Governor and Mrs. Guy B. Parks of Missouri exhibit in the Court of States yesterday (Tuesday). The governor was en route to Mackinac Island where he will take part in the Governors' conference to he held there. He was regretful that public affairs prevented a more leisurely tour of the Exposition. The governor and Miss Parks are shown viewing the reproductions of cave deposits found in the limestone caves of the Ozarks."
   

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