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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Children (2)
Roses (1)
Exhibition Buildings (1)
Flower Arrangements (1)
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7.5x9.5 (2)
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10.5x6.5 (1)

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[A portrait of the six millionth visitor to the Century of Progress.]
1. [A portrait of the six millionth visitor to the Century of Progress.]
[Peggy Klein of Ottawa, IL, the six millionth visitor at Swift's bridge, and William McAvoy, of Rochester,
2. [Peggy Klein of Ottawa, IL, the six millionth visitor at Swift's bridge, and William McAvoy, of Rochester, NY, the nine millionth visitor to A Century of Progress, holding their prize gifts at a reception held in their honor at Swift's Restaurant.]
"Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year
3. "Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year on Enchanted Island at the World's Fair, the officials in charge of the display decided to move it to Travel and Transport building this season where it continues to hold the popularity of youngsters between the ages of six and sixty."
"Left to Right - Berenice Dodd, Hilda Wiegel and Marcella Dodd are shown inspecting a part of the elaborate
4. "Left to Right - Berenice Dodd, Hilda Wiegel and Marcella Dodd are shown inspecting a part of the elaborate rose exhibit in the Horticulture Building at the 1934 World's Fair. Twenty five of the leading florists of the United States are competing for honors in the show, which will last six days."

"Smack! Together we make 15 million. That's enough for anybody. William McAvoy, (left) 10 years old thus
5. "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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