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)
1934 (1)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (8)

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Fishing (3)
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[An archeological exhibit representing a cross-section of artifacts found in a typical city garbage dump.
1. [An archeological exhibit representing a cross-section of artifacts found in a typical city garbage dump. The exhibit explains how archeologists can "read" the past of a given society by sifting through its trash.]
[Diorama depicting a circular horse-drawn mill, which agricultural societies have used since antiquity
2. [Diorama depicting a circular horse-drawn mill, which agricultural societies have used since antiquity to grind grain or pump water. The setting of this diorama is presumably ancient Sumerian or Egyptian, given the hieroglyphic or cuneiform writing that adorns its edges.]
[Unknown photograph of a speech given before an audience at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
3. [Unknown photograph of a speech given before an audience at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
"Alexander Antonovitch Troyanovsky (right), ambassador of the U.S.S.R. to the United States, reviews
4. "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."

"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
5. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Three Abbott dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
6. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
7. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Ernest Buehler, vice president of the Chicago Board of Education, receives a sample of the kind of milk
8. "Ernest Buehler, vice president of the Chicago Board of Education, receives a sample of the kind of milk which will be given free to children who visit the World's Fair on the special Children's Day which has been arranged in conjunction with Fair officials and the Mayor's Keep Chicago Ahead committee. The free milk will be donated by the Chicago Milk Foundation, and Carl Dysenroth, executive secretary of the foundation, here completes arrangements concerning it."

"Facsimile of the souvenir ticket, in form of a certificate of last day attendance, which will be given
9. "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."
"John Jay high school, Cleveland, Ohio, was awarded the Century of Progress trophy given to the school
10. "John Jay high school, Cleveland, Ohio, was awarded the Century of Progress trophy given to the school which won the greatest number of individual awards in the International commercial schools contest concluded at the World's Fair Thursday night (June 28th). E.W. Harrison, teacher in the school received the award from Col. Robert Isham Randolph, assistant to the general manager of the Fair. To the right is Violet Molner, Cleveland, who won first place in the amateur shorthand event for high schools."
"Small units form the back wall and a few chairs for the audience make a small ampitheatre [sic] of General
11. "Small units form the back wall and a few chairs for the audience make a small ampitheatre [sic] of General Electric's Air Conditioning display at A Century of Progress in Chicago. Lectures on the fundamentals of air conditioning are given several times a day."
Farm folk attending the World's Fair this week are being given the opportunity of seeing their favorite
12. Farm folk attending the World's Fair this week are being given the opportunity of seeing their favorite radio entertainers from radio station WLS in the Court of States on Northerly Island. The above picture shows the crowd that attended Prairie Farmer's initial radio party last night."

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