University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"John Pane-Gasser, leading dramatic tenor with the Chicago Grand Opera Company, who has been chosen to
41. "John Pane-Gasser, leading dramatic tenor with the Chicago Grand Opera Company, who has been chosen to sing The Star Spangled Banner to inaugurate the opening ceremonies at A Century of Progress."
"Light and lighting present an interesting picture of progress in the incandescent lamp section of the
42. "Light and lighting present an interesting picture of progress in the incandescent lamp section of the General Electric Company exhibit at A Century of Progress."
"Miss Jayne C. Walker, pretty Lexington, Ky., World's Fair visitor, was the first to sign the guest register
43. "Miss Jayne C. Walker, pretty Lexington, Ky., World's Fair visitor, was the first to sign the guest register of the Wilson and company exhibit when the exhibit was dedicated Sunday (June 17) afternoon. Left to right: Thomas E. Wilson, chairman of the board of directors of Wilson and company; Miss Walker and Miss Jane Iredale, exhibit employee."
"More than 1200 children attending the World's Fair today (Thursday) feasted on the world's largest ham
44. "More than 1200 children attending the World's Fair today (Thursday) feasted on the world's largest ham sandwich prepared by the John R. Thompson Company. This eight foot square sandwich weighed 325 pounds, its ingredients consisting of 260 pounds of dough, 60 pounds of ham and 10 pounds of butter."

"National Railroad Fair exhibit of the Budd Company, which tells the story behind car manufacture. The
45. "National Railroad Fair exhibit of the Budd Company, which tells the story behind car manufacture. The exhibit features each week a different new all-stainless steel passenger car right off the production line."
"Nearly 200 of the most valued employees of the Public Service Company of Northern Illinois were entertained
46. "Nearly 200 of the most valued employees of the Public Service Company of Northern Illinois were entertained by the management of the company at a luncheon held in the Director's Room at the new Chicago World's Fair Wednesday, (July 18). After the luncheon, the group spent the remainder of the afternoon and evening viewing the wonders of the great expedition. They are shown assembled before the Administration building."
"Sidney Gorham, John R. Thompson, Jr., and Mrs. Lenox R. Lohr raise a flag to mark the dedication of
47. "Sidney Gorham, John R. Thompson, Jr., and Mrs. Lenox R. Lohr raise a flag to mark the dedication of the south unit of the John R. Thompson company building. John R. Thompson is president of the company."
"Sidney Gorham, John R. Thompson, Jr., and Mrs. Lenox R. Lohr raise a flag to mark the dedication of
48. "Sidney Gorham, John R. Thompson, Jr., and Mrs. Lenox R. Lohr raise a flag to mark the dedication of the south unit of the John R. Thompson company building. John R. Thompson is president of the company."

"Spring weather brought these girls out to look over the Wilson and Co. exhibit at the new World's Fair
49. "Spring weather brought these girls out to look over the Wilson and Co. exhibit at the new World's Fair which opens May 28th. They are among 250 selected from 1,000 to work at the exhibit this summer. They are shown grouped around a model of the Wilson building."
"The 'Ford World' in New World's Fair. This electrically driven globe will be one of the exhibits in
50. "The 'Ford World' in New World's Fair. This electrically driven globe will be one of the exhibits in the giant Ford Building in the Exposition which opens in Chicago May 26. The drawing is by Hugh Ferriss. In the exhibit building will be dramatized the complete story of the contributions of science, industry, and agriculture to the modern automobile."
"The grand-daddy of all Plymouth cars meets its latest descendant at the Chicago World's Fair test track
51. "The grand-daddy of all Plymouth cars meets its latest descendant at the Chicago World's Fair test track of the Chrysler corporation as Mrs. Ethel Miller of Turlock, California, turns in the first Plymouth ever built and in return receives title to the one millionth car from J.B. Wagstaff, director of advertising for the company. City and Fair officials welcomed Mrs. Miller at ceremony held yesterday (Saturday) at the Fair. Left to Right are Jeffrey A. O'Connor, Chicago commissioner of public service, Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress, Mrs. Miller, Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the Fair, George Kennedy, deputy commissioner, and J.B. Wagstaff."
"The new exhibit house to be shown at the Century of Progress Exposition this year by General Houses,
52. "The new exhibit house to be shown at the Century of Progress Exposition this year by General Houses, Inc., will rise just south of the Lincoln Group on the lake front. This attractive five-room dwelling with attached garage will be a 'house of steel,' for this material will be used on the interior walls and ceiling as well as for the outside walls. The interior of the house is to be furnished throughout in a manner consistent with modern style trends. Howard T. Fisher is president and chief architect of the company."

"This committee of music authorities selected the winners in the Midway Song contest. The critics shown
53. "This committee of music authorities selected the winners in the Midway Song contest. The critics shown above are, left to right - Joel Lay, director of musical activities at A Century of Progress; Fred Forster, president of the Forster Musical Company, and Henry Selinger, National Broadcasting executive. Herbert Johnson, staff pianist of A Century of Progress, is seated at the piano."
"This is Fred Allen but it isn't Fred Allen, if you get what we mean! It's a mechanical Fred Allen and
54. "This is Fred Allen but it isn't Fred Allen, if you get what we mean! It's a mechanical Fred Allen and it's the first robot to be made with actual human features. "Fred" is also the first comedian mechanical man for he wisecracks and grimaces very like the real Allen. He talks, moves his hand, shows his teeth, raises his eyebrows and chuckles, but not all at once. He will perform continuously at the new World's Fair in the Ipana exhibit of the Bristol-Myers Company. Jean Hendry and Lillian Harvey from the Midget Village are shown welcoming him to the Fair."
"This is the way it looks from behind. Warren Ashe, Miss Gladys Griswold and John Kane of the Milky Way
55. "This is the way it looks from behind. Warren Ashe, Miss Gladys Griswold and John Kane of the Milky Way Company at the Court theater inspecting the television apparatus at the Television Exhibition showing at the second floor of the Electrical Building, Northerly Island, A Century of Progress."
"This Studebaker 'year ahead model' got a good start yesterday (June 26) when Miss South Bend broke a
56. "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."

"Thomas E. Wilson (left), chairman of the board of directors of Wilson and company, shown presenting
57. "Thomas E. Wilson (left), chairman of the board of directors of Wilson and company, shown presenting the Wilson exhibit building to the World's Fair administration, represented by Albert N. Gonsior. One of the features of the exhibit is a bacon slicing and packing plant in operation."
"Vapor lamps and lighting schemes they make possible form the theme of the General Electric Vapor Lamp
58. "Vapor lamps and lighting schemes they make possible form the theme of the General Electric Vapor Lamp Company exhibit at the Electrical Building at the Century of Progress."
"Victor Clement, of the Dutch Village and Miss Daisy Fisher of 1360 ½ Estes Avenue, two of the entrants
59. "Victor Clement, of the Dutch Village and Miss Daisy Fisher of 1360 ½ Estes Avenue, two of the entrants in the Grand Opera Contest, who appeared last night in the first preliminary held at the Lagoon Theater. Preliminaries will be held every night this week and the finals on Saturday night. A Contract with the Grand opera Company will be awarded to the winning man and woman."
"W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over
60. "W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over a grid-glow tube caused the lights of the Electrical Group of Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition -- to burst forth in brilliant radiance. This operation was one of the features of the official dedication of this group on October 12. From left to right: Dr. Louis L. Mann, who gave the invocation, President Rufus C. Dawes of A Century of Progress Exposition, B.E. Sunny, a trustee of the Exposition and former chairman of the board of the Illinois Bell Telephone Company who delivered the address of dedication, and Mr. Batchelder who presided at the ceremony."
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