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 (7)

Subject
Exhibitions (4)
Figurines (4)
Costumes (4)
Contests (1)
Glassware (1)
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Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (3)

Format
7.5x9.75 (3)
6.75x9.5 (1)
7.5x9.5 (1)
9.5x7.25 (1)
9.5x7.5 (1)

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[Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
1. [Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. These figures are displaying costumes from Belgium and Austria.]
[Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
2. [Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. These figures are displaying costumes from Germany.]
[Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
3. [Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. These figures are displaying costumes from Greece and Italy.]
[Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
4. [Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. These figures are displaying costumes from Sweden and Switzerland.]

[Photo of collection of newspaper clippings demonstrating the extent of press coverage of A Century of
5. [Photo of collection of newspaper clippings demonstrating the extent of press coverage of A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
"Myrtice Crory, of the Firestone Tire exhibit at the World' Fair, a runner-up in the beauty contest finals
6. "Myrtice Crory, of the Firestone Tire exhibit at the World' Fair, a runner-up in the beauty contest finals staged last week to find the fairest employee of A Century of Progress, is enriched by $10 for her guess on the number of precious stones contained in the 18 articles in the Chinese Imperial Gold Collection in Streets of Shanghai at the World's Fair. She estimated the number at 7550. The correct count is 6307 according to Herbert J. Devine, the exhibitor, who is pictured here presenting Miss Corey with an envelope containing a $10 bill for her winning guess."
"These girls are studying first hand the bottle and glassmaking art of the ancients as shown by the world's
7. "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."
 

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