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. (7)

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ca. 1933-1934 (6)
1933 (1)

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[Bow of S-49 submarine looking aft. Off to the left is the Italian Building. Third from left in the front
1. [Bow of S-49 submarine looking aft. Off to the left is the Italian Building. Third from left in the front row is William "Doc" Keeney, co-owner of S-49; fourth from left is Francis J. "Frank" Chrestensen, the other co-owner. Photo was taken ca. June 1933 when the submarine arrived at A Century of Progress.]
"An ardent cyclist at home, Edwin Genge, 15, of Ottawa Canada, accompanied by Olive Brushey, housekeeper
2. "An ardent cyclist at home, Edwin Genge, 15, of Ottawa Canada, accompanied by Olive Brushey, housekeeper in his home, set out from Ottawa for A Century of Progress on July 3rd, where they arrived today (July20th). Traveling by bicycle, and stopping for visits along the way, the pair covered the 813 miles in nine days. Upon their arrival at the Fair, they were welcomed by Dorothy LeFold, exposition beauty finalist who was a Wilson and Co.s' entry in the contest."
"Approximately 5,000 Italian-Americans gathered about the Italian government building of the Chicago
3. "Approximately 5,000 Italian-Americans gathered about the Italian government building of the Chicago World's Fair for the unveiling of a memorial pillar to Italo Balbo, shown here, Sunday (July 15th). It was the highlight of Italian day at the Fair, with Mayor Edward J. Kelly; Marquis Rossi Longhi, Italian charge d'affairs; Rufus C. Dawes; Giuseppi Castruccio; consul-general; Lt. Gov. Thomas F. Donovan, and other officials present." [Italo Balbo was a fascist general and leader of the Italian Blackshirts and, at the time, a close ally of Benito Mussolini. Balbo arrived at the Century of Progress on a transatlantic flight from Rome, Italy. The City of Chicago subsequently staged a parade and renamed 7th Street 'Balbo Drive' in his honor.]
"Entertainers, just arrived from Spain, are received at the World's Fair by Col. Robert Isham Randolph,
4. "Entertainers, just arrived from Spain, are received at the World's Fair by Col. Robert Isham Randolph, assistant to the General Manager and Lenox R. Lohr, General Manager of A Century of Progress. They will appear throughout the season at the Spanish Village."

"Heber J. Grant, president of the Mormon Church, was a guest at the World's Fair today (Tuesday, September
5. "Heber J. Grant, president of the Mormon Church, was a guest at the World's Fair today (Tuesday, September 11). Left to right are Mrs. J. Reuben Clark, President Grant, Mrs. Grant, and J. Reuben Clark, second counselor to the president of the church and a former ambassador to Mexico, as they arrived at the Fair where they were greeted officially by Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Exposition."
"Pushing his invention, a one-pole tent, all the way from Milwaukee, Wis., Roy Lister arrived at the
6. "Pushing his invention, a one-pole tent, all the way from Milwaukee, Wis., Roy Lister arrived at the Chicago World's Fair today (Friday June 29th) after a four day trip. Lister's tent is convenient for single campers, as it requires only a single rope and pole."
"When 140 members of the Staten Island (New York) Chamber of Commerce arrived at the World's Fair recently,
7. "When 140 members of the Staten Island (New York) Chamber of Commerce arrived at the World's Fair recently, they were greeted by Rufus C. Dawes (center), President of A Century of Progress. The New York delegation was headed by L.W. Kaufman, chamber president."
 

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