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 (9)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (7)

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Children (2)
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[Arthur J. Lamb and Alfred Solman's 1906 American musical, "We Parted as the Sun Went Down."]
1. [Arthur J. Lamb and Alfred Solman's 1906 American musical, "We Parted as the Sun Went Down."]
[Humorous diorama depicting an old rickety village with dilapidated buildings and villagers and barnyard
2. [Humorous diorama depicting an old rickety village with dilapidated buildings and villagers and barnyard animals standing around an unpaved town square. The sign at the top of the diorama reads, "We don't ask you to live like this!! Look over our listing.]
"'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."
"Apollo. Copy in silver of archaic marble statues; the copy is much better than any marble original we
4. "Apollo. Copy in silver of archaic marble statues; the copy is much better than any marble original we posses. The Greek inscription, one of the earliest known, tell us that 'Amphias Dedicated the Tithe to the Far Darter,' the title of Apollo as god who inflicted the plague. Athens, 6th century B.C."

"Be a Swell Person - Take an Orphan to the Fair. Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who
5. "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."
"Down at the extreme south end of the Fair grounds we see a little but of old Europe. This Ukraine building
6. "Down at the extreme south end of the Fair grounds we see a little but of old Europe. This Ukraine building is picturesque and the exhibits within are most interesting. Crafts and handiwork are shown in the profusion."
"Life-like in form and action, and with a look of evil intent, these prehistoric animals aren't good
7. "Life-like in form and action, and with a look of evil intent, these prehistoric animals aren't good for your eyesight unless you are in command of all your faculties! We should be glad we did not live during the age of these huge beasts…what a chance would mere man have…however, the Sinclair exhibit proved to be very clever."
"Smack! Together we make 15 million. That's enough for anybody. William McAvoy, (left) 10 years old thus
8. "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."

"This is Fred Allen but it isn't Fred Allen, if you get what we mean! It's a mechanical Fred Allen and
9. "This is Fred Allen but it isn't Fred Allen, if you get what we mean! It's a mechanical Fred Allen and it's the first robot to be made with actual human features. "Fred" is also the first comedian mechanical man for he wisecracks and grimaces very like the real Allen. He talks, moves his hand, shows his teeth, raises his eyebrows and chuckles, but not all at once. He will perform continuously at the new World's Fair in the Ipana exhibit of the Bristol-Myers Company. Jean Hendry and Lillian Harvey from the Midget Village are shown welcoming him to the Fair."
   

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