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 (4)
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"Baby Ruth Special, an entry in the 'Blue Flame Race' of the All-American Soap Box Derby. Driven by Miss
1. "Baby Ruth Special, an entry in the 'Blue Flame Race' of the All-American Soap Box Derby. Driven by Miss De Etta Atchison, 15, of 3655 North Avers Avenue, Chicago."
"Grace Moore, star of opera, screen, and radio, sounding her 'ah' for Ruth Gordon, actress of fame, on
2. "Grace Moore, star of opera, screen, and radio, sounding her 'ah' for Ruth Gordon, actress of fame, on stage of the Globe Theater in Merrie England, while they were visiting the World's Fair [on] Labor Day. Miss Moore [is] on her way from Los Angeles to New York to give a performance."
"One of this group of five Norwegian beauties will be chosen as 'Miss Norway' in the semi-finals of the
3. "One of this group of five Norwegian beauties will be chosen as 'Miss Norway' in the semi-finals of the World's Fair 'Miss Century of Progress' contest Saturday night (September 29th). These girls were selected in preliminary judging staged at the Fair last night (Wednesday). They are, front row, left to right, Dorothy Sullivan, 1630 Parkside Avenue and Marjorie Hungness. Back row, left to right, Ruth Thorson, 3625 Armitage Avenue; Astrid Erickson, 2716 Montclare Avenue, and Violet Thorson, 3625 Armitage Avenue."
"Three new musical instruments, an electrical violin, a clavier, and an electrical guitar, attract much
4. "Three new musical instruments, an electrical violin, a clavier, and an electrical guitar, attract much comment from spectators at the outdoor science theater in the court of the Hall of Science at the World's Fair. The instruments are the invention of Lloyd Loar, lecturer on the physics of music at Northwestern University, who is seated at the clavier. The other musicians are Charles Stein (left) and Ruth Brenner (right). The instruments produce an electrical current which is amplified and converted into sound by the loudspeaker shown in the picture."

"West Tech high school, Cleveland, Ohio, won the Stowell cup for the second year, in the international
5. "West Tech high school, Cleveland, Ohio, won the Stowell cup for the second year, in the international commercial schools contest concluded at the Chicago World's Fair Thursday night (June 28th). Left to right Leon C. Stowell, donor of the cup, which is awarded to the school of the contestant having the highest dictating machine score; Ruth Homberg, who won the cup for her school, and Col. Robert Isham Randolph, assistant to the general manager of the Fair, who made the awards."
   

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