University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The
41. [Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. 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.]
[Indiana Day at the Court of States, Century of Progress International Exposition. This photo was taken
42. [Indiana Day at the Court of States, Century of Progress International Exposition. This photo was taken in 1933.]
[James Reed, former U.S. Senator from Missouri, giving a speech at the Century of Progress Court of States.
43. [James Reed, former U.S. Senator from Missouri, giving a speech at the Century of Progress Court of States. Reed, a Democratic Senator from 1911 to 1929, opposed probation and U.S. participation in the League of Nations.]
[James Reed, former U.S. Senator from Missouri, giving a speech at the Century of Progress Court of States.
44. [James Reed, former U.S. Senator from Missouri, giving a speech at the Century of Progress Court of States. Reed, a Democratic Senator from 1911 to 1929, opposed probation and U.S. participation in the League of Nations.]

[Participants at the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century
45. [Participants at the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century of Progress International Exposition in 1934.]
[Participants swimming in the National Athletic Union outdoor title racing carnival held at the Century
46. [Participants swimming in the National Athletic Union outdoor title racing carnival held at the Century of Progress Lagoon.]
[Portrait of Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-eighth President of the United States. To the left is a smaller
47. [Portrait of Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-eighth President of the United States. To the left is a smaller portrait of Harper's Weekly editor Colonel George Harvey, an early supporter of Wilson's candidacy for U.S. President. To the right is Colonel Henry Watterson, the renowned editor of the Louisville Courier Journal. The caption below notes that Colonel Watterson was outraged over Wilson's decision to politically distance his presidential campaign from Colonel Harvey and Harper's Weekly. Wilson believed that Colonel Harvey's Wall Street connections would turn off voters in the general election.]
[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
48. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]

[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
49. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]
[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
50. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]
[The South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
51. [The South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[The South Wing of the Court of States exhibit in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building
52. [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
53. [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.]
"A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host
54. "A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host Building. In this building, Illinois plays host to other states and dignitaries are entertained."
"A sprightly revue of singing, tumbling, and dancing of every type and description was presented last
55. "A sprightly revue of singing, tumbling, and dancing of every type and description was presented last night (Tuesday) in the Court of States at the World's Fair by the parks and playgrounds of Chicago. The above picture shows a part of the cast of the revue after their highly successful performance."
"Alexander Antonovitch Troyanovsky (right), ambassador of the U.S.S.R. to the United States, reviews
56. "Alexander Antonovitch Troyanovsky (right), ambassador of the U.S.S.R. to the United States, reviews the troops who greeted him at the World's Fair Friday (July 13) with Capt. James Brown (left) and Col. Morris Keck of Camp Roosevelt. The Soviet ambassador was the guest of Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Fair, at a luncheon given in the directors' room in the Federal building."

"An enthusiastic crowd greeted the first appearance of the Bruce Toy Symphony Orchestra of Kansas City
57. "An enthusiastic crowd greeted the first appearance of the Bruce Toy Symphony Orchestra of Kansas City today (Tuesday) at the Court of States when it opened a three-day engagement. This unusual group of 60 children ranging from four to eight years, plays classical selections on marimbas, xylophones, orchestra bells, celestas, and a full complement of percussion instruments."
"Barbara Lou and Lawrence Jeffers, of Jacksonville, Fla., the 'Sunshine Twins' of radio fame, looked
58. "Barbara Lou and Lawrence Jeffers, of Jacksonville, Fla., the 'Sunshine Twins' of radio fame, looked in on the exhibit of their native state when they visited the Worlds Fair as the result of carrying off first honors in a buck and wing dance competition staged at Benton Harbor, Mich., recently."
"Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their
59. "Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their favorite events on the program of the National A.A.U. outdoor title racing carnival in the World's Fair Lagoon, scheduled for July 6, 7, and 8. One of the greatest fields ever assembled will compete in the eleven titular events carded. Picture here, from top to bottom, are Leonard Spence, of the New York A.C., Ralph Flanagan, of the Greater Miami A.A., and Jack Medica, of the Washington A.C., Seattle. Leonard Spence is the National A.A.U. breastroke world's record holder at 220 yards and 440 yards champion in this style. Flanagan holds the American mark for one mile, 21 minutes, 12 1/5 seconds. Medica boasts the world's record, 10 minutes 15.4 seconds for 880 yards, free style."
"Commanding Officers of five branches of the United States Army from Fort Sheridan today (Thursday) reviewed
60. "Commanding Officers of five branches of the United States Army from Fort Sheridan today (Thursday) reviewed the troops of Camp Franklin D. Roosevelt at the World's Fair in Chicago. The reviewing officers, left to right (front row): Capt. James D. Brown, 61st Coast Artillery; Col. Charles B. Meyer, 61st Coast Artillery (Anti-Aircraft); Major Henry Chamberlain, 14th Cavalry; Col. M.M. Keck, commanding officer of Camp Roosevelt. Back row, left, Maj. Hamilton McGuire of the 3rd Field Artillery, and Major Glenn Hofford of the 22nd Infantry."
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