University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Beauty Contestants (2)
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Smiling (2)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (2)

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ca. 1933-1934 (2)
1932 (1)

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[Owney the Postal Dog began his mail delivery career when he strayed into the Albany post office in 1888.
1. [Owney the Postal Dog began his mail delivery career when he strayed into the Albany post office in 1888. The mail clerks considered Owney to be a good luck charm and adopted him. Shortly afterwards, Owney began traveling with the Railway Mail Service train across the country. This photo of Owney was probably part of the postal exhibit in the Federal Building at A Century of Progress.]
"Photographers are literally pouring in to the dental charm committee of the Chicago World's Fair which
2. "Photographers are literally pouring in to the dental charm committee of the Chicago World's Fair which has undertaken a search for the Most Irresistible Smile in America. Frances Ingram, beauty authority (right), one of the judges, is checking over the photos of candidates with Nancy Frazer, chairman of the committee. Photos of more than 10,000 'smile' candidates have already been submitted. Three winners will be guests of the committee at the Century of Progress Exposition this summer. The judges are Miss Ingram, McClelland Barclay, the artist, and Margery Wilson, charm expert."
"This old colonial stock failed to deprive Miss Georgie Berry, Richmond, Va., of her charming smile,
3. "This old colonial stock failed to deprive Miss Georgie Berry, Richmond, Va., of her charming smile, even with the ridicule afforded by Miss Mildred Smith, left, of Wilbur, Wash., and Miss Betty Bort, Long Beach, Calif. The smile trio, finals in a national charm smile contest, visited A Century of Progress yesterday (Tuesday, July 24) and were luncheon guests at the Colonial Village where this picture was snapped by a Fair photographer."
 

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