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 (14)
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[A Crowd gathers in May of 1933 to watch parades and marching bands perform at Soldier Field.]
1. [A Crowd gathers in May of 1933 to watch parades and marching bands perform at Soldier Field.]
[A large crowd gathers at Soldier Field to listen to a marching band.]
2. [A large crowd gathers at Soldier Field to listen to a marching band.]
[A view of Chicago's Soldier Field from the stands.]
3. [A view of Chicago's Soldier Field from the stands.]
[Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large
4. [Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large white building in the background is the Field Museum.]

[Exterior view of the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate
5. [Exterior view of the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate Marshall Field, the Field Museum was first incorporated as the "Columbian Museum of Chicago" shortly after the close of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.]
[Oblique view of the Field Museum of Natural History along Chicago's lakefront near downtown.]
6. [Oblique view of the Field Museum of Natural History along Chicago's lakefront near downtown.]
[Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of
7. [Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of the World Columbian Exposition in Hyde Park. The museum moved to its current location on park district space along the lakefront near downtown in 1921, and by 1930, it was joined by the addition of the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium nearby. Although technically not part of the Century of Progress, the three lakefront museums were located immediately north of the Fairgrounds and thus attracted many visitors from the Chicago World's Fair.]
[Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of
8. [Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of the World Columbian Exposition in Hyde Park. The museum moved to its current location on park district space along the lakefront near downtown in 1921, and by 1930, it was joined by the addition of the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium nearby. Although technically not part of the Century of Progress, the three lakefront museums were located immediately north of the Fairgrounds and thus attracted many visitors from the Chicago World's Fair.]

[Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]
9. [Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]
[Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]
10. [Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]
[Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]
11. [Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]
[Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]
12. [Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]

[The Army-Navy football game at Soldier's Field.]
13. [The Army-Navy football game at Soldier's Field.]
[U.S. Army marching band assembled in front of the Pantheon building at A Century of Progress. The building
14. [U.S. Army marching band assembled in front of the Pantheon building at A Century of Progress. The building housed the famed "Pantheon de la Guerre," a giant panorama of World War I painted on a canvas 45 feet high and over the length of one football field. Over 130 French artists worked on the Pantheon in Paris during the First World War. The painting depicted a procession of political and military leaders from over 20 Allied nations.]
[Unidentified painting of a rural road and trees in a field.]
15. [Unidentified painting of a rural road and trees in a field.]
"A happy group of visitors after their first day at the new World's Fair from York and York County Pennsylvania.
16. "A happy group of visitors after their first day at the new World's Fair from York and York County Pennsylvania. The party, under the chaperonage of Glenn E. Bailey and J.W. Barwick, numbers 153, and is composed of 75 school children and 60 teachers. They already have visited all exhibit buildings, the Field Museum, Colonial Village, the Lama Temple and Fort Dearborn. They leave Friday for home, and are staying at Judson Court, University of Chicago."

"A potato queen and the winner of a 4H Club canning contest view the Fair as their prize for their victories.
17. "A potato queen and the winner of a 4H Club canning contest view the Fair as their prize for their victories. Frances Krause, 21 years old, Lapeer Michigan, is Michigan's first Potato Queen, a title which she won at the Lapeer County Fair on September 27th from a field of 90 contestants. Merle Ruah, 14 years old, is the winner of the canning contest at the same Fair."
"Commanding Officers of five branches of the United States Army from Fort Sheridan today (Thursday) reviewed
18. "Commanding Officers of five branches of the United States Army from Fort Sheridan today (Thursday) reviewed the troops of Camp Franklin D. Roosevelt at the World's Fair in Chicago. The reviewing officers, left to right (front row): Capt. James D. Brown, 61st Coast Artillery; Col. Charles B. Meyer, 61st Coast Artillery (Anti-Aircraft); Major Henry Chamberlain, 14th Cavalry; Col. M.M. Keck, commanding officer of Camp Roosevelt. Back row, left, Maj. Hamilton McGuire of the 3rd Field Artillery, and Major Glenn Hofford of the 22nd Infantry."
"Dan Seidenberg, first cellist, whose home run blast to deep center field at Grant Park shattered a deadlocked
19. "Dan Seidenberg, first cellist, whose home run blast to deep center field at Grant Park shattered a deadlocked softball game between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in the seventh inning today (Monday, July 23), boosted the Chicago concert masters to a sensational 18 to 17 victory today. The Chicago symphony Orchestra plays twice daily at Swift bandshell at the World's Fair while the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is filling a long engagement at Ford Gardens, also at the great exhibition. The games was to determine the softball championship between these two outstanding musical organizations."
"Louise Schwartz, 16-year old winner of the beauty contest conducted by the American legion at Vincennes,
20. "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."
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