University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (6)

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Floats (Parades) (3)
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1934 (3)
ca. 1933-1934 (3)

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[Participants swimming in the National Athletic Union outdoor title racing carnival held at the Century
1. [Participants swimming in the National Athletic Union outdoor title racing carnival held at the Century of Progress Lagoon.]
[The mosque float, which won first place at the Venetian Carnival, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at
2. [The mosque float, which won first place at the Venetian Carnival, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1934.]
[The swan float at the Venetian Carnival, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at A Century of Progress International
3. [The swan float at the Venetian Carnival, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1934.]
[The Venetian Carnival floating parade, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at A Century of Progress International
4. [The Venetian Carnival floating parade, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1934.]

"Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their
5. "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."
"Even the water carnival performers at the World's Fair Dutch Village have become 'fan-dance minded.'
6. "Even the water carnival performers at the World's Fair Dutch Village have become 'fan-dance minded.' Here is Jim Wilkinson in a burlesque number."
  

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