University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (5)

Date
ca. 1933-1934 (5)

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9.5x7.5 (4)
9.5x7.25 (1)

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Racing (3)
Runners (2)
Relay Racing (2)
Parades & Processions (1)
Swimmers (1)
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[Members of the Coca-Cola team celebrate after winning of the Century of Progress rickshaw race. They
1. [Members of the Coca-Cola team celebrate after winning of the Century of Progress rickshaw race. They are, from left to right: Bob Milow, George Nelson, and Jane Fite.]
"George Blagden, husky long distance swimmer, who represented the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Memphis,
2. "George Blagden, husky long distance swimmer, who represented the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Memphis, Tenn., in the 15 mile marathon grind at A Century of Progress in 1933, finishing second to Marvin Nelson, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, is out to capture the championship event when it is again staged on Sunday, July 22nd, at the World's Fair in Chicago. Nelson set a new American record of 7 hours, 22 minutes and 24 3-5 seconds to lead Blagden across the finishing line. Blagden is reported in great trim for the grueling battle. The race is sponsored by William Randolph Hearst, who has posted a purse of $10,000, the winner to receive $5,000.The race will start at the Seventy-ninth Street beach on Chicago's south side, with the course laid along the shore line of Lake Michigan and the last seven miles to be swum in the World's Fair Lagoon."
"The reward of victory! Jane Fite, fair passenger of Bob Milow in the 1,500 meter relay rickshaw race
3. "The reward of victory! Jane Fite, fair passenger of Bob Milow in the 1,500 meter relay rickshaw race held Friday, July 13th, at the Chicago World's Fair, wipes the fevered brow of the victorious runner. Milow and his partner, George Nelson, track captain of the Armour Tech team, when he is not working, ran the distance in 4:19.4 for their employers, the Coca-Cola exhibit."
"Tom Nelson of Point City, S.D., a 1904-05 and 1905-06 University of Nebraska football star visiting
4. "Tom Nelson of Point City, S.D., a 1904-05 and 1905-06 University of Nebraska football star visiting the Century of Progress."

"Two of the contestants who entered in the 'Parade of the Masques' contest held on the Boardwalk of the
5. "Two of the contestants who entered in the 'Parade of the Masques' contest held on the Boardwalk of the Midway at the new World's Fair last night (August 8th). Dressed in Zula costume are Adelaide Fisher and Arthur Fisher, 1652 Nelson Street."
   

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