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 (10)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (9)

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Orphans (2)
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[A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas
1. [A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas of model villages from Spain, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Mexico, Tunisia, and Morocco, among others. Each village was staffed by employees in costumes native to the country being represented. The model villages also featured entertainment, an arts and crafts demonstration, and indoor and outdoor dining.]
[Two historical reenactors, dressed respectively as an American Indian and a U.S. soldier, greet each
2. [Two historical reenactors, dressed respectively as an American Indian and a U.S. soldier, greet each at the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
"'Be a swell person -- Take an Orphan to the Fair' is the motto of the movement started by the Mandel
3. "'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
4. "'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."

"National Railroad Fair exhibit of the Budd Company, which tells the story behind car manufacture. The
5. "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."
"Part of the 400 policeman who took part in the Chicago Day parade at the World's Fair on Tuesday , October
6. "Part of the 400 policeman who took part in the Chicago Day parade at the World's Fair on Tuesday , October 9th. The police contingent was made up of 250 police and 50 from each of the three park forces. They were reviewed by Mayor E. J. Kelly and other city officials who were guests of honor at the Fair."
"Patricia Marquam, Fair beauty queen, and Phil Baker, Armour's star jester on the radio, see and hear
7. "Patricia Marquam, Fair beauty queen, and Phil Baker, Armour's star jester on the radio, see and hear each other over the very latest in two-way telephone-television at the Television theater in the Electrical building at the new World's Fair in Chicago. This picture shows the manner in which the phone booths are equipped and the image each saw. Patricia has just interrupted one of Phil's jokes with a merry quip of her own which, as can be seen, beings a broad grin to Phil's face."
"Reunion in Chicago! The Chicago World's Fair was the meeting place yesterday (Sunday) for a brother
8. "Reunion in Chicago! The Chicago World's Fair was the meeting place yesterday (Sunday) for a brother and sister who had not seen each other for more than forty years. Mrs. Amelia Scott of Long Beach, California who left her home in Kerlsruhe, Baden, Germany, to make her home in the United States for the dual purpose of seeing the World's Fair and her brother Eugene Oeschler, a Chicago salesman. The pair had not met since Mrs. Scott left Germany, although Oeschler came from Germany in 1923."

"Reunion in Chicago! The Chicago World's Fair was the meeting place yesterday (Sunday) for a brother
9. "Reunion in Chicago! The Chicago World's Fair was the meeting place yesterday (Sunday) for a brother and sister who had not seen each other for more than forty years. Mrs. Amelia Scott of Long Beach, California, who left her home in Kerlsruhe, Baden, Germany in 1892 to make her home in the United States for the dual purpose of seeing the World's Fair and her brother Eugene Oeschler, a Chicago salesman. The pair has not met since Mrs. Scott left Germany, although Oeschler cam from Germany in 1923."
"Twin brothers, Bill and Bob Evans, each 6 feet tall and weighing 165 pounds, residents of Centerville,
10. "Twin brothers, Bill and Bob Evans, each 6 feet tall and weighing 165 pounds, residents of Centerville, Iowa, and football stars, likewise high-grade students at Grinnell College, join the army of employed at the World's Fair. They're chauffeurs of a double roller chair. In this picture Bill is shown on the left, rear, with Bob on the right. Their fascinated fares, left to right, are Anita Novicky, of Melrose Park, Ill., a Northwestern University co-ed, and Sadie Roiland, of Westby, Wis., a visiting teacher."
"Two hundred homing pigeons, released from the stage of the Lagoon Theater, were an effective part of
11. "Two hundred homing pigeons, released from the stage of the Lagoon Theater, were an effective part of the opening day ceremonies at the new World's Fair in Chicago, Saturday, May 26th. Fifty flew in each of the four directions, carrying the message of A Century of Progress to the world."
Architect's study of façade of portal in proposed Hall of States at Chicago's 1933 Century of Progress
12. Architect's study of façade of portal in proposed Hall of States at Chicago's 1933 Century of Progress Exposition. Each state and territory was to be represented by its own portal that led to its own particular exhibit.

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