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 (6)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (4)

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9.5x7.5 (4)
7.5x9.5 (1)
9.25x7.25 (1)

Subject
Buses (2)
Exhibitions (2)
Tourists (2)
Children (1)
Elephants (1)
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[Neanderthal woman posing at the 'World A Million Years Ago' exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
1. [Neanderthal woman posing at the 'World A Million Years Ago' exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
[The Century of Progress Greyhound tour bus, which carted over 20 million attendees around the fairgrounds.]
2. [The Century of Progress Greyhound tour bus, which carted over 20 million attendees around the fairgrounds.]
[The Century of Progress Greyhound tour bus, which carted over 20 million attendees around the fairgrounds.]
3. [The Century of Progress Greyhound tour bus, which carted over 20 million attendees around the fairgrounds.]
"How would you like to go romping with a shovel-nosed elephant? It was quite the proper caper back in
4. "How would you like to go romping with a shovel-nosed elephant? It was quite the proper caper back in the stone age, according to Edyth Arlen, Neanderthal woman in the 'World A Million Years Ago' at the World's Fair. Edyth learned all about the shovel-noses in the legends handed down by her ancestors."

"Mrs. Helen Reid, of 808 East 42nd street, who was the sixteenth and last millionth visitor to the World's
5. "Mrs. Helen Reid, of 808 East 42nd street, who was the sixteenth and last millionth visitor to the World's Fair today (Wednesday), the last day of the great exposition. She was showered with several hundred dollars worth of gifts."
"Smack! Together we make 15 million. That's enough for anybody. William McAvoy, (left) 10 years old thus
6. "Smack! Together we make 15 million. That's enough for anybody. William McAvoy, (left) 10 years old thus greeted Peggy Klein, 8, as they met a reception at Swift's restaurant following the greeting of McAvoy as the nine millionth visitor to A Century of Progress - the Chicago World's Fair. He came through the gate at 10:35 a.m. on Wednesday. Miss Klein was the six millionth visitor at Swift's bridge. She lives at 510 Pearl street, Ottawa, Ill. and he lives at 371 Schofield Road, Rochester, New York. He is the son of Wicky McAvoy, formerly first string catcher for Connie Mack's Athletics and now the conductor of a bowling alley in Rochester."
  

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