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. (4)

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ca. 1933-1934 (4)
1934 (1)

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Visits of State (2)
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[One of the first steam locomotives to run on rails, built by inventor Colonel John Stevens, on display
1. [One of the first steam locomotives to run on rails, built by inventor Colonel John Stevens, on display at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The prototype locomotive on display here contained a boiler steam propulsion system attached to a wagon.]
[Portrait of Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-eighth President of the United States. To the left is a smaller
2. [Portrait of Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-eighth President of the United States. To the left is a smaller portrait of Harper's Weekly editor Colonel George Harvey, an early supporter of Wilson's candidacy for U.S. President. To the right is Colonel Henry Watterson, the renowned editor of the Louisville Courier Journal. The caption below notes that Colonel Watterson was outraged over Wilson's decision to politically distance his presidential campaign from Colonel Harvey and Harper's Weekly. Wilson believed that Colonel Harvey's Wall Street connections would turn off voters in the general election.]
"Alexander Antonovitch Troyanovsky (right), ambassador of the U.S.S.R. to the United States, reviews
3. "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."
"The Sultan and Sultana of Johore, first royal visitors to the 1934 World's Fair, take their first view
4. "The Sultan and Sultana of Johore, first royal visitors to the 1934 World's Fair, take their first view of the Exposition from the Court of Honor as Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Fair, and Col. Morris Keck, commander of the troops at Camp F.D. Roosevelt, greet the royal Fair-goers. The Sultan came to the Chicago expressly to see the Fair. He is an independent ruler in the Malay states."

"This Studebaker 'year ahead model' got a good start yesterday (June 26) when Miss South Bend broke a
5. "This Studebaker 'year ahead model' got a good start yesterday (June 26) when Miss South Bend broke a bottle of champagne over its motor as part of the dedicatory ceremonies of the company's exhibit in the Travel and Transport building at the new World's Fair. Left to right, Miss South Bend (Henrietta Swedenberg), Colonel Robert Isham Randolph assistant to the general manager of the Fair, and Paul Hoffmann, president of the Studebaker company."
   

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