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 (7)

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Orchestras (6)
Bandstands (4)
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Softball (2)
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[A night view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of Progress
1. [A night view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[An audience view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of
2. [An audience view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[An orchestra performing in the Century of Progress bandshell near Lake Michigan.]
3. [An orchestra performing in the Century of Progress bandshell near Lake Michigan.]
[An orchestra performing in the Century of Progress bandshell near Lake Michigan.]
4. [An orchestra performing in the Century of Progress bandshell near Lake Michigan.]

"'Murderers Row' of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, which today defeated the Detroit Symphony Orchestra,
5. "'Murderers Row' of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, which today defeated the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, 18 to 17, in a fiercely fought softball game of seven inning duration in Grant Park adjoining the World's Fair, boasts a group of real sluggers. This quartet, reading left to fight; Bill Fantozzi (violin); Joe Mourek (trumpet); Sam Dolnik (violin) and Dan Seidenberg (first cellist), fired a volley of homers, triples and doubles, to score the triumph. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra appears twice daily in concerts at Swift Bandshell at the World's Fair, while the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is playing at Ford Gardens, also at A Century of Progress."
"Dan Seidenberg, first cellist, whose home run blast to deep center field at Grant Park shattered a deadlocked
6. "Dan Seidenberg, first cellist, whose home run blast to deep center field at Grant Park shattered a deadlocked softball game between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in the seventh inning today (Monday, July 23), boosted the Chicago concert masters to a sensational 18 to 17 victory today. The Chicago symphony Orchestra plays twice daily at Swift bandshell at the World's Fair while the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is filling a long engagement at Ford Gardens, also at the great exhibition. The games was to determine the softball championship between these two outstanding musical organizations."
"Louise Schwartz, 16-year old winner of the beauty contest conducted by the American legion at Vincennes,
7. "Louise Schwartz, 16-year old winner of the beauty contest conducted by the American legion at Vincennes, Ind., meets Jane Fauntz, former Olympic Games girl's diving champion at Swift Bandshell at the World's Fair. By winning the contest from a field of 30 other contestants, Louise and her mother, Mrs. Gladys Schwartz, earned trips to the Century of Progress. Louise expressed a wish to see some of the famous swimmers in action. She did; moreover she met them and went into the water with the stars. In this picture you see Louise, left, with Miss Fauntz, featured on the diving springboard of the Streets of Paris."
 

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