University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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1933 (33)
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[Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island from the Century of Progress lagoon. The Federal
41. [Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island from the Century of Progress lagoon. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.]
[Fireworks display at night. The outline of the Century of Progress Skyride tower and cableway can be
42. [Fireworks display at night. The outline of the Century of Progress Skyride tower and cableway can be seen to the right of the fireworks. The Federal Building complex at Northerly Island is also seen here at the lower left of the photograph.]
[Lakeside view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
43. [Lakeside view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Lakeside view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
44. [Lakeside view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Nightime view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
45. [Nightime view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Owney the Postal Dog began his mail delivery career when he strayed into the Albany post office in 1888.
46. [Owney the Postal Dog began his mail delivery career when he strayed into the Albany post office in 1888. The mail clerks considered Owney to be a good luck charm and adopted him. Shortly afterwards, Owney began traveling with the Railway Mail Service train across the country. This photo of Owney was probably part of the postal exhibit in the Federal Building at A Century of Progress.]
[Street view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
47. [Street view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Street view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
48. [Street view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[The central stairway to the Century of Progress Federal Building on Northerly Island. The Federal Building
49. [The central stairway to the Century of Progress Federal Building on Northerly Island. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.]
[The South Wing of the Court of States exhibit in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building
50. [The South Wing of the Court of States exhibit in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]
[The South Wing of the Court of States exhibit in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building
51. [The South Wing of the Court of States exhibit in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]
"Alexander Antonovitch Troyanovsky (right), ambassador of the U.S.S.R. to the United States, reviews
52. "Alexander Antonovitch Troyanovsky (right), ambassador of the U.S.S.R. to the United States, reviews the troops who greeted him at the World's Fair Friday (July 13) with Capt. James Brown (left) and Col. Morris Keck of Camp Roosevelt. The Soviet ambassador was the guest of Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Fair, at a luncheon given in the directors' room in the Federal building."

"As a reward for their efforts in a citizenship contest conducted by the board of education and the city
53. "As a reward for their efforts in a citizenship contest conducted by the board of education and the city parks and playgrounds, these boys were assigned to executive positions at the World's Fair today (Thursday, August 23) as part of the North Side Day program at the Fair. The young executives, front row, left to right, are: Louis Miniscalco, 15, as secretary; Chester Andrezak, 17, chief of the events division; Floyd Jacobson, 15, director of exhibits; Herman Loper, 14, director of foreign and federal participation; Bernard Galivan, 15, director of promotion and publicity; and Carl Marziana, 17, assistant to the general manager. Back row, left to right, Lawrence Hatton, 17, director of concessions; Charles Felice, 15, chief of the protocol; Anthony Graziano, 17, legal counsel; LeGrand Malany, 16, assistant to the general manager, and John Maheras, 14, general manager. Don Schmidt, 16, was so busy carrying on as president of the Exposition, and Joseph Wirt, 16, chief of public protection, was so busy making arrangements to meet Ed Wynn, that neither had time to pose for the picture."
"Fay Wray, movie star, and Edward F. Dunne, United States commissioner to the World's Fair and former
54. "Fay Wray, movie star, and Edward F. Dunne, United States commissioner to the World's Fair and former governor of Illinois, look over the sights at A Century of Progress from the steps of the Federal Building. Miss Wray was a guest of the World's Fair while stopping in Chicago on her way to Hollywood."
"Federal Judge Edgar S. Vought, of Oklahoma City, who sentenced "Machine Gun" Kelly to life imprisonment
55. "Federal Judge Edgar S. Vought, of Oklahoma City, who sentenced "Machine Gun" Kelly to life imprisonment in the sensational Bailey kidnapping case at Oklahoma City, last summer, visits the new World's Fair in Chicago, and is here shown at lunch with Harry E. Snodgrass, managing director of Wilson and company, in the dining room of the Wilson exhibit."
 

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