University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A participant in the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century
1. [A participant in the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century of Progress International Exposition in 1934.]
[A replica of the United States Fort Dearborn, which was built on the banks of the Chicago River in 1803.]
2. [A replica of the United States Fort Dearborn, which was built on the banks of the Chicago River in 1803.]
[Diorama depicting a circular horse-drawn mill, which agricultural societies have used since antiquity
3. [Diorama depicting a circular horse-drawn mill, which agricultural societies have used since antiquity to grind grain or pump water. The setting of this diorama is presumably ancient Sumerian or Egyptian, given the hieroglyphic or cuneiform writing that adorns its edges.]
[Exterior view of the Chinese Lama Temple, which was a replica of the Buddhist temple at Jehol, China.]
4. [Exterior view of the Chinese Lama Temple, which was a replica of the Buddhist temple at Jehol, China.]

[Participants at the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century
5. [Participants at the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century of Progress International Exposition in 1934.]
[Participants in the 'Parade of the Masques,' which was held on the Boardwalk of the Midway.]
6. [Participants in the 'Parade of the Masques,' which was held on the Boardwalk of the Midway.]
[Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured
7. [Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured a model of Mt. Kilallua volcano The architectural firm that produced the drawing was Loebl, Schlossman & Demuth, a Chicago-based business that went on to design the Water Tower Place (1976) and the Prudential Plaza (1990).]
[The Century of Progress Greyhound tour bus, which carted over 20 million attendees around the fairgrounds.]
8. [The Century of Progress Greyhound tour bus, which carted over 20 million attendees around the fairgrounds.]

[The Century of Progress Greyhound tour bus, which carted over 20 million attendees around the fairgrounds.]
9. [The Century of Progress Greyhound tour bus, which carted over 20 million attendees around the fairgrounds.]
[The International Harvester exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The
10. [The International Harvester exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The exhibit pictured here is a model binder twine machine, which was used to tie the top of a shock of wheat together for easier handling and transport. The International Harvester exhibit was located in the Travel and Transport building.]
[The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left,
11. [The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left, and Mr. Frank Jakavicius, of Chicago, is to her right. The Opera contest was held at the Lagoon Theater, and the winners received a contract with the Opera company which opened in Chicago later that year.]
'The grand champions of the square dance. Sylvia Riley, 16, 3342 Oketo Avenue and Steve Horvath, 18,
12. 'The grand champions of the square dance. Sylvia Riley, 16, 3342 Oketo Avenue and Steve Horvath, 18, 3311 Pontiac Avenue were adjudged the best team of two in the National Square Dance Contest finals at the Lagoon Theater at the Century of Progress, Sunday. Both, in addition to winning the individual prize, were members of the team of eight that captured second place in that division. The contest, which has been running for a week, was for $1500 in cash in merchandise prizes. It was sponsored by the Reliance Manufacturing Company."

"'Boy Howdy! This is our idea of a sandwich,' exclaims Audrey Hoesch and Glen Hillgartner as they bite
13. "'Boy Howdy! This is our idea of a sandwich,' exclaims Audrey Hoesch and Glen Hillgartner as they bite into the first portion of the world's largest ham sandwich today at the World's Fair, while Phillip R. Reed, treasurer of Armour & Company; Ed Graule, chef, and John R. Thompson, Jr., look on. This eight foot square sandwich on which more than 1,200 children feasted, weighed 325 pounds."
"'Murderers Row' of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, which today defeated the Detroit Symphony Orchestra,
14. "'Murderers Row' of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, which today defeated the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, 18 to 17, in a fiercely fought softball game of seven inning duration in Grant Park adjoining the World's Fair, boasts a group of real sluggers. This quartet, reading left to fight; Bill Fantozzi (violin); Joe Mourek (trumpet); Sam Dolnik (violin) and Dan Seidenberg (first cellist), fired a volley of homers, triples and doubles, to score the triumph. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra appears twice daily in concerts at Swift Bandshell at the World's Fair, while the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is playing at Ford Gardens, also at A Century of Progress."
"A display of small apparatus which includes some new developments, such as the Thyratron speed control
15. "A display of small apparatus which includes some new developments, such as the Thyratron speed control for motors, quiet operating motor on sound isolating base, and gear motors, supplemented by models of large equipment represents the apparatus section of the General Electric Company in its exhibit at the Century of Progress."
"A Model Dress Shop with mannequins posing upon revolving stages and curtains which open and close automatically
16. "A Model Dress Shop with mannequins posing upon revolving stages and curtains which open and close automatically is one of a series of model shops displayed in miniature at the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the Chicago World's Fair."

"A potato queen and the winner of a 4H Club canning contest view the Fair as their prize for their victories.
17. "A potato queen and the winner of a 4H Club canning contest view the Fair as their prize for their victories. Frances Krause, 21 years old, Lapeer Michigan, is Michigan's first Potato Queen, a title which she won at the Lapeer County Fair on September 27th from a field of 90 contestants. Merle Ruah, 14 years old, is the winner of the canning contest at the same Fair."
"A talking kitchen which explains itself, a working kitchen where meals are prepared, and between them
18. "A talking kitchen which explains itself, a working kitchen where meals are prepared, and between them a planning room where modern electric kitchens are designed represent the General Electric Kitchen Institute in the company's exhibit at A Century of Progress."
"Above the 'House of Magic,' in which General Electric presents demonstrations of spectacular research
19. "Above the 'House of Magic,' in which General Electric presents demonstrations of spectacular research laboratory developments, and extending along the entire length of a balcony over the exhibit space is a series of thirteen huge pillars covered with murals which depict the story of the electrical industry. A lounge is located on the roof of the House of Magic."
"After winning the tenth annual pushmobile race sponsored by the Board of Education which was held at
20. "After winning the tenth annual pushmobile race sponsored by the Board of Education which was held at the Chicago World's Fair yesterday (Friday), the victorious Orr playground team is presented with Chrysler Motors medals by Ernst Buehler, vice president of the Chicago Board of Education."
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