University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (7)
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[A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous
1. [A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous U.S. Civil War battle fought in 1861. The Battle of Bull Run was the first major battle of the Civil War. The two armies would face off again a year later in the Second Battle of Bull Run. The Union Army was defeated in both battles.]
"A Century of Progress Exposition closing ceremony, October 31, 1934 - Midnight. Taps and lowering of
2. "A Century of Progress Exposition closing ceremony, October 31, 1934 - Midnight. Taps and lowering of flag by Mr. Rufus C. Dawes, President, and Major Lenox R. Lohr, General Manager."
"Commanding Officers of five branches of the United States Army from Fort Sheridan today (Thursday) reviewed
3. "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."
"Congressman Richard J. Welsh, his wife and son, Richard, Jr., of California, sign the official register
4. "Congressman Richard J. Welsh, his wife and son, Richard, Jr., of California, sign the official register of the new World's Fair in the Sears Roebuck building, while Major Chester L. Fordney, of stratosphere flight fame, looks on. The congressman and his family are on their way to California from Washington. He expressed the opinion that the Fair this year is even more colorful and picturesque than A Century of Progress last year, having seen both, and declared it a sight which no one should miss."

"Ford's 'Drama of Transportation' in New World's Fair. This is a conception by Hugh Ferriss of what the
5. "Ford's 'Drama of Transportation' in New World's Fair. This is a conception by Hugh Ferriss of what the interior of the great Ford Building will look like when A Century of Progress opens in Chicago May 26. In this building, 900 feet long, the major portion of a $1,500,000 exhibit, will be dramatized the story of the contributions of science, industry and agriculture to the modern automobile. Opposite the structure will be a free park with seats for concert and entertainment programs."
"Sarah Haley Thomas, 19, of Little Rock, Ark., recently crowned 'Miss Arkansas,' reviewed the guides
6. "Sarah Haley Thomas, 19, of Little Rock, Ark., recently crowned 'Miss Arkansas,' reviewed the guides and the guide band today (Wednesday) in the Court of Honor at the World's Fair in Chicago. Miss Thomas (center) is pictured with Gertrude Bain, one of the finalists in the World's Fair beauty contest, Lt. O. Lundborg (left) and Major Chester L. Fordney, United States Marine representative at the Fair."
"World's Fair crowds today (Saturday) were entertained by the spirited band from the Soldiers and Sailors
7. "World's Fair crowds today (Saturday) were entertained by the spirited band from the Soldiers and Sailors Orphans Home at Normal, Ill., with Joe Kimball as drum major. They are shown in the Court of Honor before they marched down the Avenue of Flags. The director, second from left, is Prof. Merry who has drilled bands at the home."
Major Chester L. Fordney, United States Marine Reserve Corps, welcomes the Michigan Blossom queen and
8. Major Chester L. Fordney, United States Marine Reserve Corps, welcomes the Michigan Blossom queen and her court to the new World's Fair Tuesday (May 8). Fordney was one of the judges who selected the queen in Benton Harbor last week. 'It was a tougher job than ballooning into the stratosphere,' he said."

Model for Swift and Company's exhibit at the 1934 Century of Progress showing the water theater, "floating"
9. Model for Swift and Company's exhibit at the 1934 Century of Progress showing the water theater, "floating" stage, terraces, restaurants, and general details of the unique design. The major portion was to be built over the lagoon from the north side of the twenty-third street bridge, which would be dubbed the "Swift Bridge of Service."
   

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