University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Women in colonial American military costumes on horseback.]
121. [Women in colonial American military costumes on horseback.]
"A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host
122. "A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host Building. In this building, Illinois plays host to other states and dignitaries are entertained."
"A display of the Industrial Electric Heat Applications shown as part of Electric Light and Power Industry's
123. "A display of the Industrial Electric Heat Applications shown as part of Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair."
"A talking kitchen which explains itself, a working kitchen where meals are prepared, and between them
124. "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."

"A view of the Lagoon theater, grandstand and the John R. Thompson twin restaurants as seen from the
125. "A view of the Lagoon theater, grandstand and the John R. Thompson twin restaurants as seen from the Hiram Walker 'Doodlebug' in the north lagoon at A Century of Progress. The theater has been roofed and a permanent stage built on spiles has replaced the roofless stands and floating stage of 1933. The changes were made because of the extreme popularity of the theater last year. At the left may be seen the completed unit of the Thompson restaurants, which began serving food today."
"Ahead of schedule, all exhibits of Ford and twenty-one co-exhibitors are en route for their new home
126. "Ahead of schedule, all exhibits of Ford and twenty-one co-exhibitors are en route for their new home in the Ford Exhibition Building at A Century of Progress, Ford officials announced Saturday. Above, a 15-ton rubber mill, to show the 'how' of rubber-making to an estimated attendance of 25,000,000 begins its last stage of the journey to the World Fair's summer home."
"An Electric Eye Size Sorter which automatically sorts ball bearings correctly according to size is one
127. "An Electric Eye Size Sorter which automatically sorts ball bearings correctly according to size is one of the 'wonders' on display at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"Approximately 5,000 Italian-Americans gathered about the Italian government building of the Chicago
128. "Approximately 5,000 Italian-Americans gathered about the Italian government building of the Chicago World's Fair for the unveiling of a memorial pillar to Italo Balbo, shown here, Sunday (July 15th). It was the highlight of Italian day at the Fair, with Mayor Edward J. Kelly; Marquis Rossi Longhi, Italian charge d'affairs; Rufus C. Dawes; Giuseppi Castruccio; consul-general; Lt. Gov. Thomas F. Donovan, and other officials present." [Italo Balbo was a fascist general and leader of the Italian Blackshirts and, at the time, a close ally of Benito Mussolini. Balbo arrived at the Century of Progress on a transatlantic flight from Rome, Italy. The City of Chicago subsequently staged a parade and renamed 7th Street 'Balbo Drive' in his honor.]

"Baby Ruth Special, an entry in the 'Blue Flame Race' of the All-American Soap Box Derby. Driven by Miss
129. "Baby Ruth Special, an entry in the 'Blue Flame Race' of the All-American Soap Box Derby. Driven by Miss De Etta Atchison, 15, of 3655 North Avers Avenue, Chicago."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
130. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
131. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Ballyhoo that sparkles on the Century of Progress Midway was caught in all its brilliance by the camera
132. "Ballyhoo that sparkles on the Century of Progress Midway was caught in all its brilliance by the camera of Lou Fowler, 1819 North Park avenue, Chicago. This is one of the 49 unusual views of the fair hung in the Hall of Photography from 360 entries received in the recent contest sponsored by the Miniature Camera Club of Chicago."

"Century of Progress Communications Hall"
133. "Century of Progress Communications Hall"
"Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their
134. "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."
"Circuit breakers, new and unusual types of motors, control devices, welding equipment, and electron
135. "Circuit breakers, new and unusual types of motors, control devices, welding equipment, and electron tube control are some of the products of the apparatus section of the General Electric on exhibit at the Century of Progress. Models of large apparatus are also used extensively."
"Congressman Richard J. Welsh, his wife and son, Richard, Jr., of California, sign the official register
136. "Congressman Richard J. Welsh, his wife and son, Richard, Jr., of California, sign the official register of the new World's Fair in the Sears Roebuck building, while Major Chester L. Fordney, of stratosphere flight fame, looks on. The congressman and his family are on their way to California from Washington. He expressed the opinion that the Fair this year is even more colorful and picturesque than A Century of Progress last year, having seen both, and declared it a sight which no one should miss."

"Electrical housekeeping is carried into the laundry in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of
137. "Electrical housekeeping is carried into the laundry in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress where the newest labor saving devices for the home laundry are demonstrated."
"Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving
138. "Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving platform for mannequins and many other innovations at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"Federal Judge Edgar S. Vought, of Oklahoma City, who sentenced "Machine Gun" Kelly to life imprisonment
139. "Federal Judge Edgar S. Vought, of Oklahoma City, who sentenced "Machine Gun" Kelly to life imprisonment in the sensational Bailey kidnapping case at Oklahoma City, last summer, visits the new World's Fair in Chicago, and is here shown at lunch with Harry E. Snodgrass, managing director of Wilson and company, in the dining room of the Wilson exhibit."
"From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity
140. "From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity in home and industry presents this impressive appearance."
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