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 (43)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (31)

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[A Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers
1. [A Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers and farmers. The soldiers are holding swords and wearing plumed hats, while the two farmers off to the right are carrying staffs and wearing bulkier clothing.]
[Century of Progress President Rufus C. Dawes signing papers with famed jazz musician Hal Kemp. The photo
2. [Century of Progress President Rufus C. Dawes signing papers with famed jazz musician Hal Kemp. The photo is undated.]
[Century of Progress Rufus C. Dawes (left), and RCA executive Owen D. Young standing in front of a painting
3. [Century of Progress Rufus C. Dawes (left), and RCA executive Owen D. Young standing in front of a painting of the Hall of Science exhibition.]
[Drawing from a Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving
4. [Drawing from a Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers and farmers. The soldiers are holding swords and wearing plumed hats, while the two farmers off to the right are carrying staffs and wearing bulkier clothing.]

[Drawing of an elaborate carving from a Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper drawing depicts three
5. [Drawing of an elaborate carving from a Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper drawing depicts three bulls being lead led into an athletic arena for a bull leaping ceremony. The lower drawing depicts pairs of boxers entering the ring equipped with headgear and gloves.]
[Fair dignitaries posing with Frank Buck and the Sultan of Johore at the dedication of the 'Bring 'Em
6. [Fair dignitaries posing with Frank Buck and the Sultan of Johore at the dedication of the 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A Century of Progress International Exposition. Second from left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of A Century of Progress. The Sultan of Johore is standing on the right, with Buck third from right.]
[Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper carving depicts three bulls being lead led into an athletic
7. [Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper carving depicts three bulls being lead led into an athletic arena for a bull leaping ceremony. The lower carving depicts pairs of boxers entering the ring equipped with headgear and gloves.]
[Rufus C. Dawes (center) seated alongside other Fair dignitaries.]
8. [Rufus C. Dawes (center) seated alongside other Fair dignitaries.]

[Rufus C. Dawes (right), president of the Century of Progress, in front of the Chicago, St. Paul & Milwaukee
9. [Rufus C. Dawes (right), president of the Century of Progress, in front of the Chicago, St. Paul & Milwaukee locomotive.]
[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
10. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]
[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
11. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]
[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
12. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]

"A Century of Progress Exposition closing ceremony, October 31, 1934 - Midnight. Taps and lowering of
13. "A Century of Progress Exposition closing ceremony, October 31, 1934 - Midnight. Taps and lowering of flag by Mr. Rufus C. Dawes, President, and Major Lenox R. Lohr, General Manager."
"A special parking permit near the World's Fair grounds was the reward received by four New Orleans boys
14. "A special parking permit near the World's Fair grounds was the reward received by four New Orleans boys who drove this artistically bedecked auto from their home town to the Fair to witness Chicago week at the Exposition beginning today (Monday, August 6th). Left to right are: Michael S. Silvestri, Office L.C. Segele, Gasper A. Silvestri, Gasper J. Silvestri, and Charles A. Dupaquier."
"Alexander Antonovitch Troyanovsky (right), ambassador of the U.S.S.R. to the United States, reviews
15. "Alexander Antonovitch Troyanovsky (right), ambassador of the U.S.S.R. to the United States, reviews the troops who greeted him at the World's Fair Friday (July 13) with Capt. James Brown (left) and Col. Morris Keck of Camp Roosevelt. The Soviet ambassador was the guest of Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Fair, at a luncheon given in the directors' room in the Federal building."
"Apollo. Copy in silver of archaic marble statues; the copy is much better than any marble original we
16. "Apollo. Copy in silver of archaic marble statues; the copy is much better than any marble original we posses. The Greek inscription, one of the earliest known, tell us that 'Amphias Dedicated the Tithe to the Far Darter,' the title of Apollo as god who inflicted the plague. Athens, 6th century B.C."

"Apollo. The god of music playing his lyre. In the archaic period he was still represented with a beard.
17. "Apollo. The god of music playing his lyre. In the archaic period he was still represented with a beard. Athens. 6th century B.C."
"Approximately 5,000 Italian-Americans gathered about the Italian government building of the Chicago
18. "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.]
"As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world
19. "As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world in 1933. The presentation was made before thousands of World's Fair visitors in the Science Theater yesterday. (Friday, August 24th). Left to right are: Governor Horner of Illinois, L.P. Bonfouy, Post, Col. C.W. Kerwood, president of the League Internationale des aviateurs; Maj. James H. Doolittle, a former winner of the trophy; Col. Lafeton Whitney, president of the Chicago chapter, National Aeronautical Association, and Father James Organisciak, the 'Flying Priest,' who will represent the N.A.A. at the Gordon Bennett balloon races in Warsaw, Poland, next month."
"Athena, the patron goddess of Athens, copied from the marble statues dedicated to her in the older temple.
20. "Athena, the patron goddess of Athens, copied from the marble statues dedicated to her in the older temple. Note the colored drapery and the 'archaic grin.' Athens, Sixth Century B.C."
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