University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[The preliminary winners at the Miss Century of Progress Contest. The women pictured here were local
101. [The preliminary winners at the Miss Century of Progress Contest. The women pictured here were local residents of Chicago who, by virtue of their ethnic identity, represented the nations of Scotland, England, Germany, Hungary, Wales, and Austria.]
[The Senn High School Band (from Chicago, IL) performs at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
102. [The Senn High School Band (from Chicago, IL) performs at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure
103. [The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure
104. [The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]

[The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure
105. [The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure
106. [The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[The Skyride view of the main entrance to the Hall of Science.]
107. [The Skyride view of the main entrance to the Hall of Science.]
[The South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
108. [The South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[The Sultan of Johore, right, dedicating Frank Buck's 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A
109. [The Sultan of Johore, right, dedicating Frank Buck's 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A Century of Progress International Exposition. Frank Buck is on the left.]
[The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left,
110. [The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left, and Mr. Frank Jakavicius, of Chicago, is to her right. The Opera contest was held at the Lagoon Theater, and the winners received a contract with the Opera company which opened in Chicago later that year.]
[Three individuals with the National Advisory Council for A Century of Progress.]
111. [Three individuals with the National Advisory Council for A Century of Progress.]
[View of the Carillon Tower at the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was
112. [View of the Carillon Tower at the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in February of 1932.]

[View of the Carillon Tower at the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was
113. [View of the Carillon Tower at the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in February of 1932.]
[View of the northern facade of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was
114. [View of the northern facade of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in February of 1932.]
[Zeta Newell, of Oak Park, IL., a winner of the Century of Progress Opera Contest, sings in front of
115. [Zeta Newell, of Oak Park, IL., a winner of the Century of Progress Opera Contest, sings in front of the microphone.]
'The grand champions of the square dance. Sylvia Riley, 16, 3342 Oketo Avenue and Steve Horvath, 18,
116. 'The grand champions of the square dance. Sylvia Riley, 16, 3342 Oketo Avenue and Steve Horvath, 18, 3311 Pontiac Avenue were adjudged the best team of two in the National Square Dance Contest finals at the Lagoon Theater at the Century of Progress, Sunday. Both, in addition to winning the individual prize, were members of the team of eight that captured second place in that division. The contest, which has been running for a week, was for $1500 in cash in merchandise prizes. It was sponsored by the Reliance Manufacturing Company."

"'Be a swell person -- Take an Orphan to the Fair' is the motto of the movement started by the Mandel
117. "'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."
"'Boy Howdy! This is our idea of a sandwich,' exclaims Audrey Hoesch and Glen Hillgartner as they bite
118. "'Boy Howdy! This is our idea of a sandwich,' exclaims Audrey Hoesch and Glen Hillgartner as they bite into the first portion of the world's largest ham sandwich today at the World's Fair, while Phillip R. Reed, treasurer of Armour & Company; Ed Graule, chef, and John R. Thompson, Jr., look on. This eight foot square sandwich on which more than 1,200 children feasted, weighed 325 pounds."
"'Have a World's Fair cane, boys," says Leon Mandel, general manager of Mandel Brothers, state street
119. "'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."
"'Like this?' Don McNeill, famous NBC announcer, takes the 'mike' and the control head phones at the
120. "'Like this?' Don McNeill, famous NBC announcer, takes the 'mike' and the control head phones at the World's Fair radio auditions contest and talks to himself. He doesn't seem to think much of his own efforts. McNeill, who takes over the position of master of ceremonies in the new Pontiac broadcast scheduled from WEAF, New York next month, was the guest star at the audition contest. He also acted as one of the judges and turned out to be one of the toughest critics that have yet acted in that capacity."
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