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 (8)
1932 (2)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (7)
William Burton Larsen (1)

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[Chicago Women's Club on the steps of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
1. [Chicago Women's Club on the steps of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
[Group photo of the Federation of Women's Club.]
2. [Group photo of the Federation of Women's Club.]
[Photo of the Century of Progress Midway taken by William Burton Larsen. This photo was part of the Century
3. [Photo of the Century of Progress Midway taken by William Burton Larsen. This photo was part of the Century of Progress camera contest at the Hall of Photography.]
"'Be a swell person -- Take an Orphan to the Fair' is the motto of the movement started by the Mandel
4. "'Be a swell person -- Take an Orphan to the Fair' is the motto of the movement started by the Mandel Brothers, State street department store, to help charitable Chicagoans take under-privileged children on World's Fair outings. Shown here is Leon Mandel, general manager, with the first of the groups to visit the exposition, composed of boys from the Bohemian Orphan asylum, the Illinois Protestant Children's home, and the Chicago Home for Jewish children. A special department, under the management of Mrs. Jennie Pervin, has been organized in the club women's bureau on the ninth floor of the store, to assist persons planning orphan parties; such persons may write, call in person, or telephone State 1500. Orphans, in groups of three or more, will be admitted to the Fair grounds for five cents each."

"'Have a World's Fair cane, boys," says Leon Mandel, general manager of Mandel Brothers, state street
5. "'Have a World's Fair cane, boys," says Leon Mandel, general manager of Mandel Brothers, state street store, to these orphans from the Bohemian Orphan asylum, the Illinois Protestant Children's home and the Chicago Home for Jewish Children. He was host Wednesday (September 26th) to the first group to visit the exposition under the store's plan to assist charitable Chicagoans in taking underprivileged children on World's Fair outings. A special department, in charge of Mrs. Jennie Pervin, has been set up in the club women's bureau on the ninth floor, to help hosts organize their groups. For full information, citizens need only write, call in person, or telephone State 1500. Orphans will be admitted to the Fair in groups of three or more for five cents each."
"A potato queen and the winner of a 4H Club canning contest view the Fair as their prize for their victories.
6. "A potato queen and the winner of a 4H Club canning contest view the Fair as their prize for their victories. Frances Krause, 21 years old, Lapeer Michigan, is Michigan's first Potato Queen, a title which she won at the Lapeer County Fair on September 27th from a field of 90 contestants. Merle Ruah, 14 years old, is the winner of the canning contest at the same Fair."
"After approving a $22,500,000 loan for the payment of back salaries to Chicago school teachers, Jesse
7. "After approving a $22,500,000 loan for the payment of back salaries to Chicago school teachers, Jesse H. Jones, chairman of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, and Mrs. Jones visited the World's Fair, accompanied by Mrs. Woodrow Wilson. The picture taken at the Country Club shows, left to right, Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Walter J. Cummings, Mr. Jones, and Mrs. Wilson."
"Ballyhoo that sparkles on the Century of Progress Midway was caught in all its brilliance by the camera
8. "Ballyhoo that sparkles on the Century of Progress Midway was caught in all its brilliance by the camera of Lou Fowler, 1819 North Park avenue, Chicago. This is one of the 49 unusual views of the fair hung in the Hall of Photography from 360 entries received in the recent contest sponsored by the Miniature Camera Club of Chicago."

"Press Club Banquet."
9. "Press Club Banquet."
"Striking in color and architecture and with an attractive Sky Ride studded background, the Italian building
10. "Striking in color and architecture and with an attractive Sky Ride studded background, the Italian building at A Century of Progress was the subject for this interesting miniature camera study by William Burton Larsen, 7208 Ridge Boulevard, Chicago. This is one of the 49 beautiful pictures hung out of the 360 entries in the recent contest sponsored at the Hall of Photography by the Miniature Camera Club of Chicago."
  

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