University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Exhibition Buildings (42)
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"Baby Ruth Special, an entry in the 'Blue Flame Race' of the All-American Soap Box Derby. Driven by Miss
141. "Baby Ruth Special, an entry in the 'Blue Flame Race' of the All-American Soap Box Derby. Driven by Miss De Etta Atchison, 15, of 3655 North Avers Avenue, Chicago."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
142. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
143. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Ballyhoo that sparkles on the Century of Progress Midway was caught in all its brilliance by the camera
144. "Ballyhoo that sparkles on the Century of Progress Midway was caught in all its brilliance by the camera of Lou Fowler, 1819 North Park avenue, Chicago. This is one of the 49 unusual views of the fair hung in the Hall of Photography from 360 entries received in the recent contest sponsored by the Miniature Camera Club of Chicago."

"Barbara Lou and Lawrence Jeffers, of Jacksonville, Fla., the 'Sunshine Twins' of radio fame, looked
145. "Barbara Lou and Lawrence Jeffers, of Jacksonville, Fla., the 'Sunshine Twins' of radio fame, looked in on the exhibit of their native state when they visited the Worlds Fair as the result of carrying off first honors in a buck and wing dance competition staged at Benton Harbor, Mich., recently."
"Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year
146. "Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year on Enchanted Island at the World's Fair, the officials in charge of the display decided to move it to Travel and Transport building this season where it continues to hold the popularity of youngsters between the ages of six and sixty."
"Bud Fisher who climbs the high flag poles on the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress, gives the
147. "Bud Fisher who climbs the high flag poles on the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress, gives the crowds there a real thrill when he poises as for a dive to the asphalt 90 feet below him, on the top rung of the Mack fire truck extension ladder. He performs thrilling feats on the ladder daily when not busy with the flags."
"Budy Mabry, age 11, of 106 North Edith Street, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has come to the fair all alone
148. "Budy Mabry, age 11, of 106 North Edith Street, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has come to the fair all alone to see the sights."

"C.H. Worcester, trustee of the Art Institute, points out one of its many valuable art treasures to Baron
149. "C.H. Worcester, trustee of the Art Institute, points out one of its many valuable art treasures to Baron Maurice Rothschild who is in Chicago visiting the World's Fair. The baron is a member of the French senate and is completing a round-the-world tour. After lunching with Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the World's Fair, the baron made a tour of the grounds and then visited Wings of a Century."
"Canoe tilting, which gives the unlucky loser a sudden ducking, is one of the many water sports provided
150. "Canoe tilting, which gives the unlucky loser a sudden ducking, is one of the many water sports provided for the amusement of visitors at the Swift's Bridge of the new Chicago World's Fair."
"Championship Fair-goer Gets Season Ticket No. 1 for 1934. Mrs. Ruby Phelps, 5301 Kimbark Avenue, Chicago,
151. "Championship Fair-goer Gets Season Ticket No. 1 for 1934. Mrs. Ruby Phelps, 5301 Kimbark Avenue, Chicago, shown buying ticket from Martin M. Tveter, Comptroller of A Century of Progress. She attended the Fair 147 times in 1933."
"Championship Fair-goer Gets Season Ticket No. 1 for 1934. Mrs. Ruby Phelps, 5301 Kimbark Avenue, Chicago,
152. "Championship Fair-goer Gets Season Ticket No. 1 for 1934. Mrs. Ruby Phelps, 5301 Kimbark Avenue, Chicago, shown buying ticket from Martin M. Tveter, Comptroller of A Century of Progress. She attended the Fair 147 times in 1933."

"Chicago firefighters paraded the finest of their equipment in their portion of the ceremonies at the
153. "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."
"Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their
154. "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."
"Children play house at A Century of Progress. Little Miss Joan Leavens, seven years old, of Wenatchee,
155. "Children play house at A Century of Progress. Little Miss Joan Leavens, seven years old, of Wenatchee, Washington, is having lots of fun selling flowers to her sister, Margaret Leavens, nine years old, in the Puroil children's rest house in the General Electric Exhibits building at the World's Fair."
"Commanding Officers of five branches of the United States Army from Fort Sheridan today (Thursday) reviewed
156. "Commanding Officers of five branches of the United States Army from Fort Sheridan today (Thursday) reviewed the troops of Camp Franklin D. Roosevelt at the World's Fair in Chicago. The reviewing officers, left to right (front row): Capt. James D. Brown, 61st Coast Artillery; Col. Charles B. Meyer, 61st Coast Artillery (Anti-Aircraft); Major Henry Chamberlain, 14th Cavalry; Col. M.M. Keck, commanding officer of Camp Roosevelt. Back row, left, Maj. Hamilton McGuire of the 3rd Field Artillery, and Major Glenn Hofford of the 22nd Infantry."

"Dan Seidenberg, first cellist, whose home run blast to deep center field at Grant Park shattered a deadlocked
157. "Dan Seidenberg, first cellist, whose home run blast to deep center field at Grant Park shattered a deadlocked softball game between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in the seventh inning today (Monday, July 23), boosted the Chicago concert masters to a sensational 18 to 17 victory today. The Chicago symphony Orchestra plays twice daily at Swift bandshell at the World's Fair while the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is filling a long engagement at Ford Gardens, also at the great exhibition. The games was to determine the softball championship between these two outstanding musical organizations."
"Dancers from the Mexican village at A Century of Progress are shown here going through a series of dances
158. "Dancers from the Mexican village at A Century of Progress are shown here going through a series of dances on the stage of the auditorium of the Swift bridge to the delight of the large gathering of members of the National Retail Grocers association who were attending the World's Fair."
"Divine powers may open jail doors but not the Chicago World's Fair gates, according to Prophet Jonas
159. "Divine powers may open jail doors but not the Chicago World's Fair gates, according to Prophet Jonas Israel - never known by his worldly name of John B. Nash - a visitor to the Fair today (Friday). The prophet has spent a good deal of time in jails and walked out of many of them through the aid of divine power, he says. He paid 50 cents to get into the Fair."
"Eighty feet long, 39 feet high, with 12-foot wheels, this is the 'World's Largest Automobile.' It has
160. "Eighty feet long, 39 feet high, with 12-foot wheels, this is the 'World's Largest Automobile.' It has been built for the Studebaker exhibit at the World's Fair of 1934 in Chicago. Inside is a complete motion picture theatre seating 80 people where the story of the automobile is told, especially the story of the Studebaker automobile."
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