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 (6)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (5)

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Exhibition Buildings (2)
Luncheons (1)
Newspaper Carriers (1)
Parades & Processions (1)
Bridges (1)
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[Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
1. [Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The Century of Progress showcased the artistic, cultural, and scientific achievements of Czechoslovakia, then a newly independent country that had won its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the end of World War One. Anton Cermak, mayor of Chicago from 1931 until his assassination in 1933, just a few months prior to the Century of Progress grand opening, was a Czech immigrant from Bohemia.]
[Photo of general manager Lenox R. Lohr dining with other invited guests at a luncheon. Lohr is seated
2. [Photo of general manager Lenox R. Lohr dining with other invited guests at a luncheon. Lohr is seated at the far end of the table in the center.]
[The circular bridge across the south end of the lagoon.]
3. [The circular bridge across the south end of the lagoon.]
"Down at the extreme south end of the Fair grounds we see a little but of old Europe. This Ukraine building
4. "Down at the extreme south end of the Fair grounds we see a little but of old Europe. This Ukraine building is picturesque and the exhibits within are most interesting. Crafts and handiwork are shown in the profusion."

"Part of the 700 boys from Pittsburgh who swarmed through the 14th street gates at the new World's Fair
5. "Part of the 700 boys from Pittsburgh who swarmed through the 14th street gates at the new World's Fair today (June 22nd), ready to enjoy everything from the Midway to the Egg Laying contest at the south end of the exposition grounds. They were guests of the Pittsburgh Press, having won the trip through a competition in circulation efforts. Between 8,000 and 10,000 Pittsburgh newsboys are expected to visit the Fair in a similar way this summer, guests of three Pittsburgh newspapers."
The dairy building at the north end of Northerly Island.
6. The dairy building at the north end of Northerly Island.
  

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