University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"Within the great court of the Hall of Science, where the wonders of scientific progress are revealed
241. "Within the great court of the Hall of Science, where the wonders of scientific progress are revealed at A Century of Progress, Chicago's 1933 World's Fair. At the extreme left is shown the rostrum from which speakers address multitudes gathered for gala occasions. In the background appear the tops of the twelve pylons which, arranged in a semi-circle, from the north facade of this structure."
"WLS radio entertainers stage a royal reception for the seventh millionth visitor to the World's Fair,
242. "WLS radio entertainers stage a royal reception for the seventh millionth visitor to the World's Fair, 12-year old Elizabeth Carroll, (third from left), 3145 Union street, Chicago. Elizabeth, a dark-haired Irish miss who came to the Fair with her father and little sister for the celebration of Irish Day, was presented with a number of valuable gifts which are being tendered by the radio entertainers in behalf of Fair concessions."
"World's Fair crowds today (Saturday) were entertained by the spirited band from the Soldiers and Sailors
243. "World's Fair crowds today (Saturday) were entertained by the spirited band from the Soldiers and Sailors Orphans Home at Normal, Ill., with Joe Kimball as drum major. They are shown in the Court of Honor before they marched down the Avenue of Flags. The director, second from left, is Prof. Merry who has drilled bands at the home."
"World's Fair visitors chose Elinor Huesman, 17, of 1102 Loyola Avenue, as the most beautiful of the
244. "World's Fair visitors chose Elinor Huesman, 17, of 1102 Loyola Avenue, as the most beautiful of the beauties representing 30 nationalities, for the title of 'Miss Century of Progress.' She was 'Miss Germany' in the contest which was conducted on the Fair grounds, the selection being made by popular vote. In addition to being a senior at Sullivan High School, Miss Huesman is a dance instructor."

"Your Autograph, Mr. Oldfield!" "That was the cry at the Chrysler Motors' World's Fair track Thursday
245. "Your Autograph, Mr. Oldfield!" "That was the cry at the Chrysler Motors' World's Fair track Thursday when thousands of school children swarmed around Barney Oldfield, famed race driver, and demanded autographs. Thousands of lucky youngsters got the coveted signature."
Farm folk attending the World's Fair this week are being given the opportunity of seeing their favorite
246. Farm folk attending the World's Fair this week are being given the opportunity of seeing their favorite radio entertainers from radio station WLS in the Court of States on Northerly Island. The above picture shows the crowd that attended Prairie Farmer's initial radio party last night."
Major Chester L. Fordney, United States Marine Reserve Corps, welcomes the Michigan Blossom queen and
247. Major Chester L. Fordney, United States Marine Reserve Corps, welcomes the Michigan Blossom queen and her court to the new World's Fair Tuesday (May 8). Fordney was one of the judges who selected the queen in Benton Harbor last week. 'It was a tougher job than ballooning into the stratosphere,' he said."
 

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