University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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1933 (32)
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[The central stairway to the Century of Progress Federal Building on Northerly Island. The Federal Building
41. [The central stairway to the Century of Progress Federal Building on Northerly Island. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.]
[The South Wing of the Court of States exhibit in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building
42. [The South Wing of the Court of States exhibit in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]
[The South Wing of the Court of States exhibit in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building
43. [The South Wing of the Court of States exhibit in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]
"Fannie Brice, Ziegfeld Follies star, looks in by way of television on three contestants for the title
44. "Fannie Brice, Ziegfeld Follies star, looks in by way of television on three contestants for the title of 'Miss Chicago' who are shown in a large airliner at the World's Fair. The likeness of the Follies star shown in the portable television originated at the Television exhibit on Northerly Island of the Fair. A contract with the Follies awaits the winner of the beauty contest."

"From left to right: Wallace Sample, Cyril Hill, Mrs. W.B. Wilson, Mrs. W.T. Hall, Mrs. D. Q. Wilson
45. "From left to right: Wallace Sample, Cyril Hill, Mrs. W.B. Wilson, Mrs. W.T. Hall, Mrs. D. Q. Wilson and D. Q. Wilson are shown in the exhibit of the Oriental Institute in the Hall of Social Science on Northerly Island at A Century of Progress. They are inspecting a mummy which is believed to date from the 7th century B.C. Portions of the mummy's wrappings have been cut away so that visitors to this popular exhibit may see the method used by the ancients in wrapping the mummies. The specimen is loaned by the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago."
"Humans may like pie eating contests but monkeys prefer bananas in the raw if you don't mind, as you
46. "Humans may like pie eating contests but monkeys prefer bananas in the raw if you don't mind, as you may readily see by this picture, which was snapped yesterday during the height of the World's Fair Monkey Banana Pie Eating Contest staged at the Frank Buck show on Northerly Island. A real monkey riot was precipitated shortly after this picture was taken by a gentleman who came to the show with a dozen real bananas."
"Patricia Marquam, Fair beauty queen, and Phil Baker, Armour's star jester on the radio, see and hear
47. "Patricia Marquam, Fair beauty queen, and Phil Baker, Armour's star jester on the radio, see and hear each other over the very latest in two-way telephone-television at the Television theater in the Electrical building at the new World's Fair in Chicago. This picture shows the manner in which the phone booths are equipped and the image each saw. Patricia has just interrupted one of Phil's jokes with a merry quip of her own which, as can be seen, beings a broad grin to Phil's face."
"This is the way it looks from behind. Warren Ashe, Miss Gladys Griswold and John Kane of the Milky Way
48. "This is the way it looks from behind. Warren Ashe, Miss Gladys Griswold and John Kane of the Milky Way Company at the Court theater inspecting the television apparatus at the Television Exhibition showing at the second floor of the Electrical Building, Northerly Island, A Century of Progress."

Farm folk attending the World's Fair this week are being given the opportunity of seeing their favorite
49. Farm folk attending the World's Fair this week are being given the opportunity of seeing their favorite radio entertainers from radio station WLS in the Court of States on Northerly Island. The above picture shows the crowd that attended Prairie Farmer's initial radio party last night."
The dairy building at the north end of Northerly Island.
50. The dairy building at the north end of Northerly Island.
This 1932 artist's rendition shows the Century of Progress Exposition from the 12th Place to 39th Street.
51. This 1932 artist's rendition shows the Century of Progress Exposition from the 12th Place to 39th Street. Buildings are depicted occupying the shore line and Northerly Island, which parallel the mainland sire from 12th Street to 23rd Street.
 

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