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 (11)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (5)

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[A Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers
1. [A Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers and farmers. The soldiers are holding swords and wearing plumed hats, while the two farmers off to the right are carrying staffs and wearing bulkier clothing.]
[A graphic display featuring prehistoric tools used by Neolithic-age societies.]
2. [A graphic display featuring prehistoric tools used by Neolithic-age societies.]
[Drawing from a Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving
3. [Drawing from a Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers and farmers. The soldiers are holding swords and wearing plumed hats, while the two farmers off to the right are carrying staffs and wearing bulkier clothing.]
[Drawing of an elaborate carving from a Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper drawing depicts three
4. [Drawing of an elaborate carving from a Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper drawing depicts three bulls being lead led into an athletic arena for a bull leaping ceremony. The lower drawing depicts pairs of boxers entering the ring equipped with headgear and gloves.]

[Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper carving depicts three bulls being lead led into an athletic
5. [Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper carving depicts three bulls being lead led into an athletic arena for a bull leaping ceremony. The lower carving depicts pairs of boxers entering the ring equipped with headgear and gloves.]
"Budy Mabry, age 11, of 106 North Edith Street, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has come to the fair all alone
6. "Budy Mabry, age 11, of 106 North Edith Street, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has come to the fair all alone to see the sights."
"Gold Minoan seal ring of a king of the dynasty of Minos. Scene: The goddess of vegetation with two hand
7. "Gold Minoan seal ring of a king of the dynasty of Minos. Scene: The goddess of vegetation with two hand maidens, invoking the gods for rain. 1650 B.C."
"How would you like to go romping with a shovel-nosed elephant? It was quite the proper caper back in
8. "How would you like to go romping with a shovel-nosed elephant? It was quite the proper caper back in the stone age, according to Edyth Arlen, Neanderthal woman in the 'World A Million Years Ago' at the World's Fair. Edyth learned all about the shovel-noses in the legends handed down by her ancestors."

"Life-like in form and action, and with a look of evil intent, these prehistoric animals aren't good
9. "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."
"Roberta Nesbin, 7 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nesbin, Cleveland, who made her first airplane
10. "Roberta Nesbin, 7 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nesbin, Cleveland, who made her first airplane trip when she was 14 months of age, flew to the World's Fair from Cleveland yesterday (Tuesday, August 7th). She is shown here holding a beer stein her grandfather, the late Lawrence Mullen of Philadelphia, bought when he attended the Columbian Exposition here in 1893."
"The smallest man in the world, Capt. Werner Ritter (age 21, height 18 inches, weight 19-3/4 pounds)
11. "The smallest man in the world, Capt. Werner Ritter (age 21, height 18 inches, weight 19-3/4 pounds) visits the smallest distillery bottling line in the world at the Hiram Walker Exhibit, a new attraction at A Century of Progress. As the picture was snapped Capt. Ritter was being kidded out of a miniature rage which developed when one of the 22 co-eds who attend the bottling line, tried to cuddle him like a baby. 'Das ist nicht gut,' asserted the midget (he speaks only German). The reason for his anger was revealed when he asked permission to keep the miniature souvenir bottle, held in his left hand, as a present to his pint-sized sweetheart in the Midget Village."
 

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