University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Date
ca. 1933-1934 (5)

Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (4)

Subject
Glassware (2)
Automobiles (2)
Bottles (2)
Contests (1)
Dedications (1)
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7.5x9.5 (1)
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9.25x7.25 (1)
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"Glass Bottle. A prize for the Gymnasium or Games, as shown by the columns and the Garlands of Victory.
1. "Glass Bottle. A prize for the Gymnasium or Games, as shown by the columns and the Garlands of Victory. Syria. 1st or 2nd century A.D."
"Henry Sheldon, Chicago policeman, breaks a bottle a bottle of sparkling Burgundy over 'A Century of
2. "Henry Sheldon, Chicago policeman, breaks a bottle a bottle of sparkling Burgundy over 'A Century of Progress Ranger' officially launching a Hudson Terraplane Coach on a ruggedness run, which will cover four states. The test will continue two weeks and the car is expected to roll up a year's mileage in that time. Sheldon, who resides at 5705 Seminole ave., was the winner of a contest in which the name of the car was selected."
"The smallest man in the world, Capt. Werner Ritter (age 21, height 18 inches, weight 19-3/4 pounds)
3. "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."
"These girls are studying first hand the bottle and glassmaking art of the ancients as shown by the world's
4. "These girls are studying first hand the bottle and glassmaking art of the ancients as shown by the world's oldest collection of antique glass containers on exhibition in the Owens Illinois glass-block building at the World's Fair in Chicago. Some of the bottles in the collection, which belongs to the Toledo Museum of Art, are nearly 3,000 years old and valued at thousands of dollars. Here the girls are seen examining a Venetian urn several centuries old. The girls are, left to right, Marie Kraemer, Betty Daily, and Rosemary Day."

"This Studebaker 'year ahead model' got a good start yesterday (June 26) when Miss South Bend broke a
5. "This Studebaker 'year ahead model' got a good start yesterday (June 26) when Miss South Bend broke a bottle of champagne over its motor as part of the dedicatory ceremonies of the company's exhibit in the Travel and Transport building at the new World's Fair. Left to right, Miss South Bend (Henrietta Swedenberg), Colonel Robert Isham Randolph assistant to the general manager of the Fair, and Paul Hoffmann, president of the Studebaker company."
   

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