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. (9)

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ca. 1933-1934 (9)

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Villages (3)
Exhibitions (2)
Foreign Visitors (1)
Goats (1)
Homing Pigeons (1)
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[A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
1. [A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
[Dancers in costume at the Century of Progress Swiss Village.]
2. [Dancers in costume at the Century of Progress Swiss Village.]
[Patrons walk through the Swiss Village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition. Three
3. [Patrons walk through the Swiss Village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition. Three nuns are waking to the left.] ["The statue is in the middle of town where people come to shop on the weekend."]
[Revelers in alpine costume at the Century of Progress Swiss Village or the Black Forest Village exhibit.]
4. [Revelers in alpine costume at the Century of Progress Swiss Village or the Black Forest Village exhibit.]

"After 50 years of remaining in St. Louis, Louis Aubuchon, 94, is busy making up for his lack of travel
5. "After 50 years of remaining in St. Louis, Louis Aubuchon, 94, is busy making up for his lack of travel by visiting the Chicago World's Fair. He is shown here at the Swiss Village with Dorothy Benson attempting to feed one of the mountain goats."
"Georges N. Potie, former Ford star salesman in Antwerp, Belgium, now president of both the Belgian and
6. "Georges N. Potie, former Ford star salesman in Antwerp, Belgium, now president of both the Belgian and Swiss villages at A Century of Progress in Chicago, here is pictured about to start a wooden-show race between dancing girls of the Belgian Village on the reproduction of Aerschot, Belgium, exhibited in the Roads of the World, Ford Exposition, A Century of Progress, Chicago. All of the girls are from Antwerp [except two, one from Ghent, the other from Steendorp]."
"Gertrude Fonlshausre and Clara Wenger, two Swiss entertainers at the Swiss Village at the new World's
7. "Gertrude Fonlshausre and Clara Wenger, two Swiss entertainers at the Swiss Village at the new World's Fair in Chicago, are seen cutting off a piece of real imported Swiss cheese to tempt the appetites of visitors at the village."
"Louise Grau of the Swiss village is shown with one of the homing pigeons that competed in a special
8. "Louise Grau of the Swiss village is shown with one of the homing pigeons that competed in a special race to its Continental neighbor, the Belgian Village, at the World's Fair in Chicago."

"Three visitors from Switzerland admiring the faithful reproduction of one of their own villages at the
9. "Three visitors from Switzerland admiring the faithful reproduction of one of their own villages at the Swiss Village at the new World's Fair. Left to right: V. Beusch, Swiss consul, Dr. J. Brummer, Swiss representative, and Geo. M. Potie, president of the Swiss village."
   

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