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 (10)
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Visits of State (4)
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[A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from
1. [A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from Jean Baptise Point DuSable, the first non-native settler in Chicago, in the 1780s and began a trading business with nearby Potawatomi Indians. Kinzie's wife, Eleanor, grew up among the Seneca as a captive.]
[Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
2. [Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
[Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
3. [Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
[Employees from the Treasury division of the Century of Progress Comptroller's Department pose for a
4. [Employees from the Treasury division of the Century of Progress Comptroller's Department pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]

[Officials from the Illinois Manufacturers Association assembled for a luncheon at A Century of Progress
5. [Officials from the Illinois Manufacturers Association assembled for a luncheon at A Century of Progress in 1933.]
[Photo of an architectural drawing of Frank Buck's Animal Show exhibit at A Century of Progress International
6. [Photo of an architectural drawing of Frank Buck's Animal Show exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exhibit. The architectural firm that produced the drawing was Loebl, Schlossman & Demuth, a Chicago-based business that went on to design the Water Tower Place (1976) and the Prudential Plaza (1990).]
[Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured
7. [Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured a model of Mt. Kilallua volcano The architectural firm that produced the drawing was Loebl, Schlossman & Demuth, a Chicago-based business that went on to design the Water Tower Place (1976) and the Prudential Plaza (1990).]
[The Hupmobile exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. The exhibit
8. [The Hupmobile exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. The exhibit here displays the interior of the vehicle, allowing patrons to see the frame and engine clearly. The Hupmobile was manufactured by the Hupp Motor Company of Detroit, founded by Craig and Louis Hupp in 1908. Hupp Motors manufactured automobiles from 1909 to 1940, when the company went out of business.]

"Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., son of the President, is an interested visitor at the International Business
9. "Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., son of the President, is an interested visitor at the International Business machines exhibit at the new World's Fair. He is shown here inspecting a report by the International Alphabetic Accounting machine. Left to Right: Donald E. Jackson, of Providence, R.I., Roosevelt's companion, F.L. Wesson, IBM representative, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., and P.J. McMahon, assistant manager of the exhibit."
"Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., son of the President, pays a visit to the International World Clock at the
10. "Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., son of the President, pays a visit to the International World Clock at the New World's Fair. Left to right: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr.; F.L. Wessen, International Business Machines representative, in which exhibit the clock is located; Donald E. Jackson of Providence R.I., companion of Franklin; and C.W. Hope, in charge of the exhibit."
"Planning a centennial celebration of their own in Texas in 1936, these Texas publishers, business men
11. "Planning a centennial celebration of their own in Texas in 1936, these Texas publishers, business men and legislators, more than 100 strong, looked over the new World's Fair for ideas Monday (April 16th). They are traveling on the Texas 'Full House' New Deal special train, bound for Washington to see President Roosevelt."
"This group of more than 100 Texas publishers, businessmen and legislators, on their way to see President
12. "This group of more than 100 Texas publishers, businessmen and legislators, on their way to see President Roosevelt in Washington, stopped to have lunch with Rufus C. Dawes, president of the World's Fair, in the Administration building April 16th. Planning for a centennial exposition of their own in 1936, they hoped to get a few ideas from A Century of Progress."

"Winner in the International Schools contest concluded at the Chicago World's Fair Thursday night (June
13. "Winner in the International Schools contest concluded at the Chicago World's Fair Thursday night (June 28th). Arnie Wilson, Lake College, Waukegan, Ill., first place amateur bookkeeping for business colleges."
"Winners in the International Commercial Schools contest concluded at the Chicago World's Fair Thursday
14. "Winners in the International Commercial Schools contest concluded at the Chicago World's Fair Thursday night (June 28th). Left, Clifton Lux, Waukegan, Ill., first place in bookkeeping for business college novices; and right, Dorotha Basket, Harrisburg, Ill., first place novice bookkeeping for high schools."
  

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