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. (6)

Date
ca. 1933-1934 (6)

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Beauty Contestants (4)
Beauty Contests (2)
Contests (2)
Potatoes (1)
Swimmers (1)
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10.5x6.5 (2)
10.25x6.5 (1)
6.5x9.5 (1)
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9.5x7.5 (1)

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"A potato queen and the winner of a 4H Club canning contest view the Fair as their prize for their victories.
1. "A potato queen and the winner of a 4H Club canning contest view the Fair as their prize for their victories. Frances Krause, 21 years old, Lapeer Michigan, is Michigan's first Potato Queen, a title which she won at the Lapeer County Fair on September 27th from a field of 90 contestants. Merle Ruah, 14 years old, is the winner of the canning contest at the same Fair."
"Louise Schwartz, 16-year old winner of the beauty contest conducted by the American legion at Vincennes,
2. "Louise Schwartz, 16-year old winner of the beauty contest conducted by the American legion at Vincennes, Ind., is a bathing suit queen in every sense of the word. While on her first visit to the World's Fair, in Chicago on July 21st, as a guest of the Vincennes Post, Louise said she'd dearly love to see some of the famous swimmers. She was forthwith introduced to several who were appearing in the springboard exhibition dives at Swift pool. Here you see Eddie Alvarez, champion diver of the Hawaiian islands on the left, Queen Louise, herself, in the center, and on the right Marshall Wayne, of Miami, Fla., National A.A.U highboard diving champion."
"Marie Lubas, 18 years old, who presided as Ukrainian Queen during the impressive ceremonies which her
3. "Marie Lubas, 18 years old, who presided as Ukrainian Queen during the impressive ceremonies which her race observed on Ukrainian Day at the World's Fair. Miss Lubas, who lives at 2215 West Rice St., is the contestant for her nationality in the 'Miss Century of Progress' popularity contest which closes Monday at midnight."
"Miss Marian Rybarcyk, popularity queen of Calumet City, Ill., receiving the certificate of her popularity
4. "Miss Marian Rybarcyk, popularity queen of Calumet City, Ill., receiving the certificate of her popularity from Col. Robert Isham Randolph, assistant to the general manager of the World's Fair. The ceremony was the highlight of a colorful program celebrating St. Andrew's Day at the Chicago World's Fair Court of States, Sunday (July 18)."

"Patricia Marquam, Fair beauty queen, and Phil Baker, Armour's star jester on the radio, see and hear
5. "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."
Major Chester L. Fordney, United States Marine Reserve Corps, welcomes the Michigan Blossom queen and
6. 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."
  

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