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)
1933 (1)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (6)

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7.25x9.5 (3)
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4.25x3 (1)
4.25x9.125 (1)
4.5x8.25 (1)
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Contests (2)
Horses (2)
Villages (2)
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[A drawing of the S.S. Columbus, a German-built passenger ocean liner built in 1919. The Columbus was
1. [A drawing of the S.S. Columbus, a German-built passenger ocean liner built in 1919. The Columbus was eventually scuttled by captain and crew in 1939 after having been spotted by the British destroyer HMS Hyperion.]
[Dog and pony show at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
2. [Dog and pony show at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[In this design by Wilbur Freece, known as "6 in Hand," the wagon is made of wood, the harness from leather,
3. [In this design by Wilbur Freece, known as "6 in Hand," the wagon is made of wood, the harness from leather, and the horses from plaster.]
[The main entrance gate to the Century of Progress "Streets of Shanghai" exhibit, seen in this photograph
4. [The main entrance gate to the Century of Progress "Streets of Shanghai" exhibit, seen in this photograph as the sun was setting in the late afternoon.] [China!!! I see two huge towers]

[The Monforte Sisters (the four women playing the instruments standing towards the rear left) perform
5. [The Monforte Sisters (the four women playing the instruments standing towards the rear left) perform at the Century of Progress Italian Village.]
"At Enchanted Island, the center of children's activities of A Century of Progress Exposition 1934, Chicago
6. "At Enchanted Island, the center of children's activities of A Century of Progress Exposition 1934, Chicago -- 'Trestle Mike' and 'Skyscraper Sally' guarding the entrance to the playground area and picnic ground east of the theater."
"Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their
7. "Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their favorite events on the program of the National A.A.U. outdoor title racing carnival in the World's Fair Lagoon, scheduled for July 6, 7, and 8. One of the greatest fields ever assembled will compete in the eleven titular events carded. Picture here, from top to bottom, are Leonard Spence, of the New York A.C., Ralph Flanagan, of the Greater Miami A.A., and Jack Medica, of the Washington A.C., Seattle. Leonard Spence is the National A.A.U. breastroke world's record holder at 220 yards and 440 yards champion in this style. Flanagan holds the American mark for one mile, 21 minutes, 12 1/5 seconds. Medica boasts the world's record, 10 minutes 15.4 seconds for 880 yards, free style."
"Mary Lou Turner, Abilene, Texas, Texas High School Typewriting Champion, 1933."
8. "Mary Lou Turner, Abilene, Texas, Texas High School Typewriting Champion, 1933."

Aerial view of The Century of Progress.
9. Aerial view of The Century of Progress.
   

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