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 (2)

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9.5x7.5 (2)

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Meetings (1)
Parole Officers (1)
Robots (1)
Comedians (1)
Dwarfs (1)

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"Parole authorities meet at A Century of Progress. William E. Padden, of Chicago, executive secretary
1. "Parole authorities meet at A Century of Progress. William E. Padden, of Chicago, executive secretary of the Central States Parole conference, is shown (left) welcoming Ed H. Whyte, of San Francisco, Cal., superintendent of the California Parole department, to a session of the conference at the Illinois Host House Wednesday, June 27th, at the new Chicago World's Fair. Mr. White delivered an address at the session."
"This is Fred Allen but it isn't Fred Allen, if you get what we mean! It's a mechanical Fred Allen and
2. "This is Fred Allen but it isn't Fred Allen, if you get what we mean! It's a mechanical Fred Allen and it's the first robot to be made with actual human features. "Fred" is also the first comedian mechanical man for he wisecracks and grimaces very like the real Allen. He talks, moves his hand, shows his teeth, raises his eyebrows and chuckles, but not all at once. He will perform continuously at the new World's Fair in the Ipana exhibit of the Bristol-Myers Company. Jean Hendry and Lillian Harvey from the Midget Village are shown welcoming him to the Fair."
  

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