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. (9)

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ca. 1933-1934 (9)
1932 (1)
1934 (1)

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Contests (3)
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[A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous
1. [A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous U.S. Civil War battle fought in 1861. The Battle of Bull Run was the first major battle of the Civil War. The two armies would face off again a year later in the Second Battle of Bull Run. The Union Army was defeated in both battles.]
[Photograph of a batter playing in softball game between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit
2. [Photograph of a batter playing in softball game between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra won the game 18-17 when Dan Seidenberg, a cellist with the CSO, hit a tie-breaking home run in the seventh inning. Both orchestras performed at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Southeast view of the front courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the
3. [Southeast view of the front courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair, 1932. Both "Stellar Energy" (left) and "Atomic Energy" (right) by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen can be seen flanking the building's main entrance in the center.]
[The engine to the right is a Corliss steam engine, built ca.1884. The smaller engine on the left is
4. [The engine to the right is a Corliss steam engine, built ca.1884. The smaller engine on the left is a model of a turbine engine built by Swedish engineer Gustaf Patrik de Laval in 1884. Both the turbine and steam engine pictured here could generate approximately 75 HP of power.]

'The grand champions of the square dance. Sylvia Riley, 16, 3342 Oketo Avenue and Steve Horvath, 18,
5. 'The grand champions of the square dance. Sylvia Riley, 16, 3342 Oketo Avenue and Steve Horvath, 18, 3311 Pontiac Avenue were adjudged the best team of two in the National Square Dance Contest finals at the Lagoon Theater at the Century of Progress, Sunday. Both, in addition to winning the individual prize, were members of the team of eight that captured second place in that division. The contest, which has been running for a week, was for $1500 in cash in merchandise prizes. It was sponsored by the Reliance Manufacturing Company."
"Congressman Richard J. Welsh, his wife and son, Richard, Jr., of California, sign the official register
6. "Congressman Richard J. Welsh, his wife and son, Richard, Jr., of California, sign the official register of the new World's Fair in the Sears Roebuck building, while Major Chester L. Fordney, of stratosphere flight fame, looks on. The congressman and his family are on their way to California from Washington. He expressed the opinion that the Fair this year is even more colorful and picturesque than A Century of Progress last year, having seen both, and declared it a sight which no one should miss."
"Georges N. Potie, former Ford star salesman in Antwerp, Belgium, now president of both the Belgian and
7. "Georges N. Potie, former Ford star salesman in Antwerp, Belgium, now president of both the Belgian and Swiss villages at A Century of Progress in Chicago, here is pictured about to start a wooden-show race between dancing girls of the Belgian Village on the reproduction of Aerschot, Belgium, exhibited in the Roads of the World, Ford Exposition, A Century of Progress, Chicago. All of the girls are from Antwerp [except two, one from Ghent, the other from Steendorp]."
"Miss Gladys Farkes, 27 years old and 47 inches tall, is bossing the job while Victor Bump, 27 years
8. "Miss Gladys Farkes, 27 years old and 47 inches tall, is bossing the job while Victor Bump, 27 years old and 50 inches tall, works on the Chevrolet Assembly line in the General Motors Building at the World's Fair. Both of these small people are members of Midget City at the Century of Progress."

"Sarita Valiente, 10 year old visitor from Havana, Cuba, with both hands clutching nickels, is well prepared
9. "Sarita Valiente, 10 year old visitor from Havana, Cuba, with both hands clutching nickels, is well prepared for her Children's Day visit to the Chicago World's Fair. A nickel is all it takes for anyone under 12 to pass practically any ticket office on the grounds that day. She is shown here in front of the Puerto Rican exhibit in the Court of States to which she paid a neighborly visit. Little Sarita is a niece of Guillermo Valiente, recently appointed Cuban vice-consul to Chicago."
"Winners in the Grand Opera Contest which was held at the Lagoon Theater at a Century of Progress, being
10. "Winners in the Grand Opera Contest which was held at the Lagoon Theater at a Century of Progress, being congratulated by the judges of the contest. Left to right: Karlton Hackett, judge, Margery Maxwell, judge, Paul Longore, judge, Mrs. Zita Newell, Oak Park, winner in the woman's class and Frank Jakavicius, Chicago, winner in the men's class. Both of the winners will receive contracts with the opera."
"Youth and beauty both trying for an opportunity to win a contract with the opera in the Grand Opera
11. "Youth and beauty both trying for an opportunity to win a contract with the opera in the Grand Opera contest that is being held at the Lagoon Theater at the Century of Progress. The finals will be held tomorrow night and the winning man and woman will receive a contract with the opera. Left is Wilbert Liebling, 13, 1313 South Kedzie Ave., and Margaret Terrell Whiteman, 401 Fullerton Parkway."
 

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