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 (14)
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[Assembled guests and dignitaries gather around a bust of Robert Koch, the late German physician who
1. [Assembled guests and dignitaries gather around a bust of Robert Koch, the late German physician who won the Nobel Prize for discovering the bacteria that caused tuberculosis. The photo is undated.]
[Cars driving around track at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
2. [Cars driving around track at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Charles Stein demonstrates the use of a theremin musical instrument. The theremin was an early electronic
3. [Charles Stein demonstrates the use of a theremin musical instrument. The theremin was an early electronic musical device that was played by moving the performer's hands around the antennas without actually touching the instrument.]
[General view of the Century of Progress Greyhound tour buses transporting visitors around the fairgrounds.]
4. [General view of the Century of Progress Greyhound tour buses transporting visitors around the fairgrounds.]

[Humorous diorama depicting an old rickety village with dilapidated buildings and villagers and barnyard
5. [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.]
[The Century of Progress Greyhound tour bus, which carted over 20 million attendees around the fairgrounds.]
6. [The Century of Progress Greyhound tour bus, which carted over 20 million attendees around the fairgrounds.]
[The Century of Progress Greyhound tour bus, which carted over 20 million attendees around the fairgrounds.]
7. [The Century of Progress Greyhound tour bus, which carted over 20 million attendees around the fairgrounds.]
"As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world
8. "As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world in 1933. The presentation was made before thousands of World's Fair visitors in the Science Theater yesterday. (Friday, August 24th). Left to right are: Governor Horner of Illinois, L.P. Bonfouy, Post, Col. C.W. Kerwood, president of the League Internationale des aviateurs; Maj. James H. Doolittle, a former winner of the trophy; Col. Lafeton Whitney, president of the Chicago chapter, National Aeronautical Association, and Father James Organisciak, the 'Flying Priest,' who will represent the N.A.A. at the Gordon Bennett balloon races in Warsaw, Poland, next month."

"Barney Oldfield and his 'Hell Drivers' in their thrilling feats of driving skill and daring provided
9. "Barney Oldfield and his 'Hell Drivers' in their thrilling feats of driving skill and daring provided the big moment for thousands of Chicago's school children who attended A Century of Progress Thursday. Here is a section of the crowd that watched the veteran driver spin around the quarter-mile oval Chrysler Motors' track."
"C.H. Worcester, trustee of the Art Institute, points out one of its many valuable art treasures to Baron
10. "C.H. Worcester, trustee of the Art Institute, points out one of its many valuable art treasures to Baron Maurice Rothschild who is in Chicago visiting the World's Fair. The baron is a member of the French senate and is completing a round-the-world tour. After lunching with Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the World's Fair, the baron made a tour of the grounds and then visited Wings of a Century."
"Lübeck around 1450 was one of the centers of commerce. It's wealthy; merchants controlled the continent
11. "Lübeck around 1450 was one of the centers of commerce. It's wealthy; merchants controlled the continent and had connections all over the world. Our picture shows the market place. Big merchants were dealing here in wholesale, and in the booths the good housekeepers did their shopping. The lady wears the typical Lübeck costume with a blue hermine-trimmed coat."
"Spring weather brought these girls out to look over the Wilson and Co. exhibit at the new World's Fair
12. "Spring weather brought these girls out to look over the Wilson and Co. exhibit at the new World's Fair which opens May 28th. They are among 250 selected from 1,000 to work at the exhibit this summer. They are shown grouped around a model of the Wilson building."

"This display of radio sets, with a background symbolizing radio around the world, in the General Electric
13. "This display of radio sets, with a background symbolizing radio around the world, in the General Electric exhibit, is attracting much attention at the Century of Progress."
"When the sixteenth and last millionth visitor enters the World's Fair today (Wednesday) he or she will
14. "When the sixteenth and last millionth visitor enters the World's Fair today (Wednesday) he or she will be showered with gifts valued at several hundred dollars. A few of these gifts, donated by exhibitors of the Fair, are shown heaped around Miss Naomi Anderson. Even the rug on which she is sitting is a gift for the honored visitor."
"Your Autograph, Mr. Oldfield!" "That was the cry at the Chrysler Motors' World's Fair track Thursday
15. "Your Autograph, Mr. Oldfield!" "That was the cry at the Chrysler Motors' World's Fair track Thursday when thousands of school children swarmed around Barney Oldfield, famed race driver, and demanded autographs. Thousands of lucky youngsters got the coveted signature."
 

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