University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Edward H. Whyte, of San Francisco, CA, superintendent of the California Parole Department, at the Central
1. [Edward H. Whyte, of San Francisco, CA, superintendent of the California Parole Department, at the Central States Parole conference which was convened at Illinois Host House at the Century of Progress International Exposition in 1934.]
[Employees from the Concessions Department pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
2. [Employees from the Concessions Department pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
[Employees from the Concessions Department pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
3. [Employees from the Concessions Department pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
[Employees from the Treasury division of the Century of Progress Comptroller's Department pose for a
4. [Employees from the Treasury division of the Century of Progress Comptroller's Department pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]

[Exterior view of the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate
5. [Exterior view of the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate Marshall Field, the Field Museum was first incorporated as the "Columbian Museum of Chicago" shortly after the close of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.]
[General Electric House of Magic Exhibit.]
6. [General Electric House of Magic Exhibit.]
[The Century of Progress Pass Department assembles for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
7. [The Century of Progress Pass Department assembles for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
[The Century of Progress Promotion Department assembles for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
8. [The Century of Progress Promotion Department assembles for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]

[The Century of Progress Promotion Department assembles for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
9. [The Century of Progress Promotion Department assembles for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
"8 of the 14 huge pillars covered with murals depicting the story of the electrical industry. These pillars
10. "8 of the 14 huge pillars covered with murals depicting the story of the electrical industry. These pillars are located above the General Electric 'House of Magic' (at lower left), and extend along the entire length of the balcony over the exhibit. At a Century of Progress Exhibition, Chicago, Ill."
"'Be a swell person -- Take an Orphan to the Fair' is the motto of the movement started by the Mandel
11. "'Be a swell person -- Take an Orphan to the Fair' is the motto of the movement started by the Mandel Brothers, State street department store, to help charitable Chicagoans take under-privileged children on World's Fair outings. Shown here is Leon Mandel, general manager, with the first of the groups to visit the exposition, composed of boys from the Bohemian Orphan asylum, the Illinois Protestant Children's home, and the Chicago Home for Jewish children. A special department, under the management of Mrs. Jennie Pervin, has been organized in the club women's bureau on the ninth floor of the store, to assist persons planning orphan parties; such persons may write, call in person, or telephone State 1500. Orphans, in groups of three or more, will be admitted to the Fair grounds for five cents each."
"'Have a World's Fair cane, boys," says Leon Mandel, general manager of Mandel Brothers, state street
12. "'Have a World's Fair cane, boys," says Leon Mandel, general manager of Mandel Brothers, state street store, to these orphans from the Bohemian Orphan asylum, the Illinois Protestant Children's home and the Chicago Home for Jewish Children. He was host Wednesday (September 26th) to the first group to visit the exposition under the store's plan to assist charitable Chicagoans in taking underprivileged children on World's Fair outings. A special department, in charge of Mrs. Jennie Pervin, has been set up in the club women's bureau on the ninth floor, to help hosts organize their groups. For full information, citizens need only write, call in person, or telephone State 1500. Orphans will be admitted to the Fair in groups of three or more for five cents each."

"Chicago firefighters paraded the finest of their equipment in their portion of the ceremonies at the
13. "Chicago firefighters paraded the finest of their equipment in their portion of the ceremonies at the Fair Tuesday, Chicago Day. In addition to the equipment there was a battalion of men who marched in review before Mayor E.J. Kelly and other dignitaries of the city government and park commissions."
"Department Store of 1890. The lady at the counter is buying a corset for her child, and the bust shows,
14. "Department Store of 1890. The lady at the counter is buying a corset for her child, and the bust shows, what was than considered a beautiful figure. Tennis was the fashion, but our champions would probably object playing it in the dress the young girl is wearing."
"Left to right - Mrs. Chester McCall, Mr. McCall, assistant secretary of commerce; Mrs. Daniel C. Roper,
15. "Left to right - Mrs. Chester McCall, Mr. McCall, assistant secretary of commerce; Mrs. Daniel C. Roper, Secretary of Commerce Roper, Robert Sevey, Chicago manager of the Department of Commerce, and Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress viewing the 1934 World's Fair from the veranda of the Trustees' lounge in the Hall of Science today when Mr. Roper and his party paid the fair an informal visit."
"One milligram of protactinium, the total supply of element 9, rarer than radium from whose wastes it
16. "One milligram of protactinium, the total supply of element 9, rarer than radium from whose wastes it was extracted, was placed on exhibit in the Hall of Science of the World's Fair today (Thursday, September 27th). LaDonne Patier is shown here with the rare exhibit which was isolated and placed in the periodic table of elements by Dr. Aristid von Grosse of the University of Chicago department of chemistry. Dr. von Grosse extracted the element from 15,000 milligrams of radium waste obtained form Czechoslovakia."

"Parole authorities meet at A Century of Progress. William E. Padden, of Chicago, executive secretary
17. "Parole authorities meet at A Century of Progress. William E. Padden, of Chicago, executive secretary of the Central States Parole conference, is shown (left) welcoming Ed H. Whyte, of San Francisco, Cal., superintendent of the California Parole department, to a session of the conference at the Illinois Host House Wednesday, June 27th, at the new Chicago World's Fair. Mr. White delivered an address at the session."
"Past national commander Edwin J. Foster, 88, and Fred H. Bishop, 85, commander of the Department of
18. "Past national commander Edwin J. Foster, 88, and Fred H. Bishop, 85, commander of the Department of Massachusetts, Grand Army of the Republic, visit Chicago's World's Fair. They are being shown some of the exhibits by Capt. John W. Gorby."
"These boys, from Lawrence hall, 4833 North Armitage avenue, saw the World's Fair (Oct. 12) as the guests
19. "These boys, from Lawrence hall, 4833 North Armitage avenue, saw the World's Fair (Oct. 12) as the guests of Leon Mandel, general manager of Mandel Brothers State street department store, in the store's 'Be a Swell Person' campaign to make it possible for under-privileged children to see the exposition. A special department has been set up on the ninth floor to assist big-hearted citizens in planning outings for groups of three or more."
 
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