University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August
1. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August
2. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August
3. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August
4. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]

[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August
5. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August
6. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August
7. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
"A special parking permit near the World's Fair grounds was the reward received by four New Orleans boys
8. "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."

"As a reward for their efforts in a citizenship contest conducted by the board of education and the city
9. "As a reward for their efforts in a citizenship contest conducted by the board of education and the city parks and playgrounds, these boys were assigned to executive positions at the World's Fair today (Thursday, August 23) as part of the North Side Day program at the Fair. The young executives, front row, left to right, are: Louis Miniscalco, 15, as secretary; Chester Andrezak, 17, chief of the events division; Floyd Jacobson, 15, director of exhibits; Herman Loper, 14, director of foreign and federal participation; Bernard Galivan, 15, director of promotion and publicity; and Carl Marziana, 17, assistant to the general manager. Back row, left to right, Lawrence Hatton, 17, director of concessions; Charles Felice, 15, chief of the protocol; Anthony Graziano, 17, legal counsel; LeGrand Malany, 16, assistant to the general manager, and John Maheras, 14, general manager. Don Schmidt, 16, was so busy carrying on as president of the Exposition, and Joseph Wirt, 16, chief of public protection, was so busy making arrangements to meet Ed Wynn, that neither had time to pose for the picture."
"As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world
10. "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."
"Dr. Henry Balfour, director of the Pitts River Museum of Oxford University and noted ethnologist, paid
11. "Dr. Henry Balfour, director of the Pitts River Museum of Oxford University and noted ethnologist, paid a visit to the World's Fair yesterday (Friday, August 31). He left Chicago last for Washington, D.C."
"Farmer is Rewarded For Being Seven Millionth Visitor to Fair - Henry J. Salmon, Milford, Ill., farmer,
12. "Farmer is Rewarded For Being Seven Millionth Visitor to Fair - Henry J. Salmon, Milford, Ill., farmer, as World's Fair Cashier presents him with a bronze copy of official World's Fair medal, a full set of World's Fair Wonder Books, and new World's Fair auto stickers. Mr. Salmon was the seven millionth person to visit the Century of Progress. He is one of the vanguard of the thousands of farmers who will visit the Fair during Farm Week, August 13 to 19."

"Meet the various swimming and diving champions of the Chicago public parks and playgrounds who won titles
13. "Meet the various swimming and diving champions of the Chicago public parks and playgrounds who won titles in North Lagoon at [the] World's Fair yesterday (August 9th) in finals of city wide aquatic tournament."
"Politely stepping aside to let his sister enter the turnstiles of the World's Fair today (Wednesday,
14. "Politely stepping aside to let his sister enter the turnstiles of the World's Fair today (Wednesday, August 29th) won for William McAvoy, 10, of Rochester, N.Y., the distinction of being the nine millionth visitor to the Fair. William, who is the son of "Wicky" McAvoy, who was famous a few years ago as first string catcher for the Philadelphia Athletics, is shown here being greeted by Col. Robert Isham Randolph, assistant to the general manager of A Century of Progress. The honored youngster was presented with many gifts and was the guest of the Fair for the day."
"Roberta Nesbin, 7 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nesbin, Cleveland, who made her first airplane
15. "Roberta Nesbin, 7 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nesbin, Cleveland, who made her first airplane trip when she was 14 months of age, flew to the World's Fair from Cleveland yesterday (Tuesday, August 7th). She is shown here holding a beer stein her grandfather, the late Lawrence Mullen of Philadelphia, bought when he attended the Columbian Exposition here in 1893."
"The little Dutch Boy and the Dutch girl, two of the contestants in the 'Parade of the Masques' held
16. "The little Dutch Boy and the Dutch girl, two of the contestants in the 'Parade of the Masques' held on the Boardwalk of the Midway at the New World's Fair, last night (August 8th). Left to right, Martha Nomdem and Fritz Das from the Dutch Village."

"The Right Reverend Leo Witmanski, Catholic suffragen bishop of Plock, Poland, was a guest of A Century
17. "The Right Reverend Leo Witmanski, Catholic suffragen bishop of Plock, Poland, was a guest of A Century of Progress today (Thursday, July 26th) at a luncheon in the trustees' room. The bishop will sail for Poland August 1st, after a visit in the East."
"These veterans of the Spanish American war took part in the Philippine Veterans Day celebration in the
18. "These veterans of the Spanish American war took part in the Philippine Veterans Day celebration in the Court of States at the World's Fair yesterday (Monday, August 13)."
"Two of the contestants who entered in the 'Parade of the Masques' contest held on the Boardwalk of the
19. "Two of the contestants who entered in the 'Parade of the Masques' contest held on the Boardwalk of the Midway at the new World's Fair last night (August 8th). Dressed in Zula costume are Adelaide Fisher and Arthur Fisher, 1652 Nelson Street."
 
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