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 (11)

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[A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths,
1. [A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths, immigration, and emigration is calculated. The map estimated a net gain of one person every 37 seconds, with a U.S. population reaching just over 125,550,000 people.]
[Diorama depicting a village in Sumatra, Indonesia. The inscription at top reads "Nature's abundance
2. [Diorama depicting a village in Sumatra, Indonesia. The inscription at top reads "Nature's abundance on Every Hand."]
"A sprightly revue of singing, tumbling, and dancing of every type and description was presented last
3. "A sprightly revue of singing, tumbling, and dancing of every type and description was presented last night (Tuesday) in the Court of States at the World's Fair by the parks and playgrounds of Chicago. The above picture shows a part of the cast of the revue after their highly successful performance."
"All the faithful Mohammedans turn their faces toward Mecca, every day at 4 p.m. as the mullah sounds
4. "All the faithful Mohammedans turn their faces toward Mecca, every day at 4 p.m. as the mullah sounds the muezzin call in the Tunisian village at the new World's Fair. The faithful Bedouin kneel on their prayer rugs and bow obeisance to Allah."

"Facsimile of the souvenir ticket, in form of a certificate of last day attendance, which will be given
5. "Facsimile of the souvenir ticket, in form of a certificate of last day attendance, which will be given to every person who goes through the turnstiles at A Century of Progress on the final day, Wednesday, October 31. The certificate will be handed out, not at the ticket windows but at the turnstiles, and will be available from the opening hour until midnight. It bears the signatures of Rufus C. Dawes, president, and L.R. Lohr, general manager of the Exposition."
"Here are shown the two ten ton Frigidaire condensing units which provide a change of air every two minutes
6. "Here are shown the two ten ton Frigidaire condensing units which provide a change of air every two minutes in the Electric Light and Power Industry's puppet theater on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair. The complete process of the air-cooling unit in operation is also on display at the exhibit."
"Louise Schwartz, 16-year old winner of the beauty contest conducted by the American legion at Vincennes,
7. "Louise Schwartz, 16-year old winner of the beauty contest conducted by the American legion at Vincennes, Ind., is a bathing suit queen in every sense of the word. While on her first visit to the World's Fair, in Chicago on July 21st, as a guest of the Vincennes Post, Louise said she'd dearly love to see some of the famous swimmers. She was forthwith introduced to several who were appearing in the springboard exhibition dives at Swift pool. Here you see Eddie Alvarez, champion diver of the Hawaiian islands on the left, Queen Louise, herself, in the center, and on the right Marshall Wayne, of Miami, Fla., National A.A.U highboard diving champion."
"The House of Magic was crowded at every demonstration last Sunday at the Century of Progress. A complete
8. "The House of Magic was crowded at every demonstration last Sunday at the Century of Progress. A complete program is presented every half hour."

"The night is pierced with light - of every hue - waterfalls, lacy sprays, and light that shoots off
9. "The night is pierced with light - of every hue - waterfalls, lacy sprays, and light that shoots off high into the heavens! This display may be seen in the court of the Electrical Building."
"Victor Clement, of the Dutch Village and Miss Daisy Fisher of 1360 ½ Estes Avenue, two of the entrants
10. "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."
"With streams of water pouring on it from every direction, this motor and control equipment in the General
11. "With streams of water pouring on it from every direction, this motor and control equipment in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress demonstrates its suitability for use in many types of plants where water or other liquids are used."
 

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