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 (5)
1934 (1)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (3)

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Dinosaurs (1)
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[Women in colonial American military costumes drumming in Colonial Village.] [The drummers led the army
1. [Women in colonial American military costumes drumming in Colonial Village.] [The drummers led the army when they fought.] [Did women and men fight wars in colonial times?]
"Gloria Swanson, first Skyride visitor in 1934, wears a broad smile as she gets back to earth after previewing
2. "Gloria Swanson, first Skyride visitor in 1934, wears a broad smile as she gets back to earth after previewing the new World's Fair from the air, atop the 628-foot tower seen in the background. Whether the smile indicates the satisfaction at what she saw or relief at being back on solid ground again, Miss Swanson did not say."
"Life-like in form and action, and with a look of evil intent, these prehistoric animals aren't good
3. "Life-like in form and action, and with a look of evil intent, these prehistoric animals aren't good for your eyesight unless you are in command of all your faculties! We should be glad we did not live during the age of these huge beasts…what a chance would mere man have…however, the Sinclair exhibit proved to be very clever."
"Louise Schwartz, 16-year old winner of the beauty contest conducted by the American legion at Vincennes,
4. "Louise Schwartz, 16-year old winner of the beauty contest conducted by the American legion at Vincennes, Ind., meets Jane Fauntz, former Olympic Games girl's diving champion at Swift Bandshell at the World's Fair. By winning the contest from a field of 30 other contestants, Louise and her mother, Mrs. Gladys Schwartz, earned trips to the Century of Progress. Louise expressed a wish to see some of the famous swimmers in action. She did; moreover she met them and went into the water with the stars. In this picture you see Louise, left, with Miss Fauntz, featured on the diving springboard of the Streets of Paris."

"Lübeck around 1450 was one of the centers of commerce. It's wealthy; merchants controlled the continent
5. "Lübeck around 1450 was one of the centers of commerce. It's wealthy; merchants controlled the continent and had connections all over the world. Our picture shows the market place. Big merchants were dealing here in wholesale, and in the booths the good housekeepers did their shopping. The lady wears the typical Lübeck costume with a blue hermine-trimmed coat."
"Mirror. Since the ancients did not know how to make mirrors by placing quicksilver on the glass, mirrors
6. "Mirror. Since the ancients did not know how to make mirrors by placing quicksilver on the glass, mirrors must be made of bronze which was polished to give a fairly good reflection. The most interesting scenes on mirrors come from the Etruscans, a strange people in North Central Italy. Here Castor, one of the Heavenly twins, meets two nymphs." Italy. 5th Century B.C."
  

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