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 (10)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (9)

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[Sculptor Wilber Freece created this small statuette of George Washington from beef suet and rinds.]
1. [Sculptor Wilber Freece created this small statuette of George Washington from beef suet and rinds.]
[Sculptor Wilber Freece created this small statuette of George Washington from beef suet and rinds.]
2. [Sculptor Wilber Freece created this small statuette of George Washington from beef suet and rinds.]
"'Take an Orphan to the Fair.' Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who started the campaign
3. "'Take an Orphan to the Fair.' Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who started the campaign doing his bit toward making the campaign a success by taking a group of crippled children from the Martha Washington home for Crippled Children for an outing at the World's Fair. Mrs. Mandel is helping him entertain two of the children as they pose for photographers in the Court of Honor. The children are Alexander Pappas and Sylvia Cordinia."
"Be a Swell Person - Take an Orphan to the Fair. Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who
4. "Be a Swell Person - Take an Orphan to the Fair. Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who started the campaign doing his bit toward making it a success by taking a group of crippled children from the Martha Washington home for crippled children for an outing at the World's Fair. Mrs. Mandel is helping him entertain two of the children as they pose for photographers in the Court of Honor. The children are Alexander Pappas and Sylvia Cordinia."

"Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their
5. "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."
"Children play house at A Century of Progress. Little Miss Joan Leavens, seven years old, of Wenatchee,
6. "Children play house at A Century of Progress. Little Miss Joan Leavens, seven years old, of Wenatchee, Washington, is having lots of fun selling flowers to her sister, Margaret Leavens, nine years old, in the Puroil children's rest house in the General Electric Exhibits building at the World's Fair."
"Congressman Richard J. Welsh, his wife and son, Richard, Jr., of California, sign the official register
7. "Congressman Richard J. Welsh, his wife and son, Richard, Jr., of California, sign the official register of the new World's Fair in the Sears Roebuck building, while Major Chester L. Fordney, of stratosphere flight fame, looks on. The congressman and his family are on their way to California from Washington. He expressed the opinion that the Fair this year is even more colorful and picturesque than A Century of Progress last year, having seen both, and declared it a sight which no one should miss."
"Dr. Henry Balfour, director of the Pitts River Museum of Oxford University and noted ethnologist, paid
8. "Dr. Henry Balfour, director of the Pitts River Museum of Oxford University and noted ethnologist, paid a visit to the World's Fair yesterday (Friday, August 31). He left Chicago last for Washington, D.C."

"Marchese Alberto Rossi-Longhi, (center) charge d'affaires at the Italian Embassy in Washington who presented
9. "Marchese Alberto Rossi-Longhi, (center) charge d'affaires at the Italian Embassy in Washington who presented the Balbo shaft at the World's Fair to the city of Chicago yesterday (Sunday, July 15) on behalf of the Italian government, enjoys some real Italian wine at a reception in the World's Fair Italian village. Left to right are Guiseppe Castruccio, Italian consul-general in Chicago, Mrs. R. Townsend McKeever, the Marchese, Mrs. Joseph Bauer, and Judge John S. Sbarbaro."
"Planning a centennial celebration of their own in Texas in 1936, these Texas publishers, business men
10. "Planning a centennial celebration of their own in Texas in 1936, these Texas publishers, business men and legislators, more than 100 strong, looked over the new World's Fair for ideas Monday (April 16th). They are traveling on the Texas 'Full House' New Deal special train, bound for Washington to see President Roosevelt."
"This group of more than 100 Texas publishers, businessmen and legislators, on their way to see President
11. "This group of more than 100 Texas publishers, businessmen and legislators, on their way to see President Roosevelt in Washington, stopped to have lunch with Rufus C. Dawes, president of the World's Fair, in the Administration building April 16th. Planning for a centennial exposition of their own in 1936, they hoped to get a few ideas from A Century of Progress."
 

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