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 (4)
1934 (3)
1932 (1)

Subject
Amusement Rides (3)
Guests (2)
Exhibition Buildings (2)
Contests (1)
Exhibitions (1)
Figurines (1)
Awards (1)
Beauty Contestants (1)
Communication (1)
Construction (1)

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9.5x7.5 (2)
10.5x6.5 (1)
2.25x3.75 (1)
2.75x2 (1)
7.5x9.25 (1)
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[Construction of the Century of Progress Communication Hall and Water Gate. The view is from the west
1. [Construction of the Century of Progress Communication Hall and Water Gate. The view is from the west across the south lagoon.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science building from the west. The photo was taken while the exhibit was
2. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science building from the west. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in February of 1932.]
[Sculptor Wilbur Freece created this small statuette, known as "Jim of the Golden West," from beef suet
3. [Sculptor Wilbur Freece created this small statuette, known as "Jim of the Golden West," from beef suet and rinds.]
"Gloria Swanson is all smiles as she steps from the elevator of the west Skyride tower from the top of
4. "Gloria Swanson is all smiles as she steps from the elevator of the west Skyride tower from the top of which she previewed the 1934 World's Fair. Miss Swanson was the first 1934 Skyride visitor."

"If expressions mean anything, Gloria Swanson and her party seem rather pleased with what they saw when
5. "If expressions mean anything, Gloria Swanson and her party seem rather pleased with what they saw when they previewed the new World's Fair from the top of the west Sky-Ride tower. With Miss Swanson are Walter N. Greaza, leading man in the sketch in which she is now appearing at the Chicago Theater, and her secretary, Mrs. H.A. Richardson. The guard, resplendent in his new uniform, is J.F. Murphy."
"Marie Lubas, 18 years old, who presided as Ukrainian Queen during the impressive ceremonies which her
6. "Marie Lubas, 18 years old, who presided as Ukrainian Queen during the impressive ceremonies which her race observed on Ukrainian Day at the World's Fair. Miss Lubas, who lives at 2215 West Rice St., is the contestant for her nationality in the 'Miss Century of Progress' popularity contest which closes Monday at midnight."
"Sketch of the proposed Sky-Ride. View of the Sky-ride in perspective looking from the base of the west
7. "Sketch of the proposed Sky-Ride. View of the Sky-ride in perspective looking from the base of the west tower."
"West Tech high school, Cleveland, Ohio, won the Stowell cup for the second year, in the international
8. "West Tech high school, Cleveland, Ohio, won the Stowell cup for the second year, in the international commercial schools contest concluded at the Chicago World's Fair Thursday night (June 28th). Left to right Leon C. Stowell, donor of the cup, which is awarded to the school of the contestant having the highest dictating machine score; Ruth Homberg, who won the cup for her school, and Col. Robert Isham Randolph, assistant to the general manager of the Fair, who made the awards."

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