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 (9)
1932 (1)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (7)

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Railroad Cars (4)
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[A photograph of an unidentified building next to a rail car with construction materials nearby.]
1. [A photograph of an unidentified building next to a rail car with construction materials nearby.]
[The Association of Manufacturers of Chilled Car Wheels assemble before the Century of Progress Administration
2. [The Association of Manufacturers of Chilled Car Wheels assemble before the Century of Progress Administration Building in October of 1932.]
[The Pullman train car exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
3. [The Pullman train car exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
"Henry Sheldon, Chicago policeman, breaks a bottle a bottle of sparkling Burgundy over 'A Century of
4. "Henry Sheldon, Chicago policeman, breaks a bottle a bottle of sparkling Burgundy over 'A Century of Progress Ranger' officially launching a Hudson Terraplane Coach on a ruggedness run, which will cover four states. The test will continue two weeks and the car is expected to roll up a year's mileage in that time. Sheldon, who resides at 5705 Seminole ave., was the winner of a contest in which the name of the car was selected."

"It's 'curtains' for those familiar, old, green Pullman curtains. They're out. This photo posed to show
5. "It's 'curtains' for those familiar, old, green Pullman curtains. They're out. This photo posed to show the new arrangement in the flashing, 110-miles-an-hour, all-aluminum streamlined Pullman Pacific train which is being exhibited at the World's Fair of 1934 in Chicago. Just close the aluminum door and presto, it's a nice private drawing room, convenient and homelike even if it was just a Pullman section during the daytime."
"Miss Gladys Farkes, 27 years old and 47 inches tall, is bossing the job while Victor Bump, 27 years
6. "Miss Gladys Farkes, 27 years old and 47 inches tall, is bossing the job while Victor Bump, 27 years old and 50 inches tall, works on the Chevrolet Assembly line in the General Motors Building at the World's Fair. Both of these small people are members of Midget City at the Century of Progress."
"Miss Gladys Farkes, 27 years old and 47 inches tall, thinks she would make a good radiator cap for the
7. "Miss Gladys Farkes, 27 years old and 47 inches tall, thinks she would make a good radiator cap for the 1934 Chevrolet. Miss Fawkes is one of the residents of Midget City at the World's Fair and was a visitor in the General Motors Building." [I can see a lady on the car. She can flip over when it stops.]
"National Railroad Fair exhibit of the Budd Company, which tells the story behind car manufacture. The
8. "National Railroad Fair exhibit of the Budd Company, which tells the story behind car manufacture. The exhibit features each week a different new all-stainless steel passenger car right off the production line."

"Something new in section appeal - in a Pullman car. Posed to show how much easier it is to 'get up and
9. "Something new in section appeal - in a Pullman car. Posed to show how much easier it is to 'get up and get down' in the ultra-modern berths shown this year for the first time anywhere in the new streamlined, 110-miles-an-hour, diesel-motored, all aluminum Union Pacific Pullman trains. They make their debut at the World's Fair of 1934 in Chicago."
"The grand-daddy of all Plymouth cars meets its latest descendant at the Chicago World's Fair test track
10. "The grand-daddy of all Plymouth cars meets its latest descendant at the Chicago World's Fair test track of the Chrysler corporation as Mrs. Ethel Miller of Turlock, California, turns in the first Plymouth ever built and in return receives title to the one millionth car from J.B. Wagstaff, director of advertising for the company. City and Fair officials welcomed Mrs. Miller at ceremony held yesterday (Saturday) at the Fair. Left to Right are Jeffrey A. O'Connor, Chicago commissioner of public service, Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress, Mrs. Miller, Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the Fair, George Kennedy, deputy commissioner, and J.B. Wagstaff."
  

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