University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist
81. [The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist to discover the bacteria that caused tuberculosis in 1882, an achievement that won him the Nobel Prize. The photo is undated.]
[The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist
82. [The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist to discover the bacteria that caused tuberculosis in 1882, an achievement that won him the Nobel Prize. The photo is undated.]
[The Sultan of Johore, right, dedicating Frank Buck's 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A
83. [The Sultan of Johore, right, dedicating Frank Buck's 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A Century of Progress International Exposition. Frank Buck is on the left.]
[The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left,
84. [The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left, and Mr. Frank Jakavicius, of Chicago, is to her right. The Opera contest was held at the Lagoon Theater, and the winners received a contract with the Opera company which opened in Chicago later that year.]

[This figurine by Wilbur Freece, known as "the Single Jacker," is made of butter.]
85. [This figurine by Wilbur Freece, known as "the Single Jacker," is made of butter.]
[This miniature horse-drawn carriage by artist Wilbur Freece, known as "The Tandem," is made from beef
86. [This miniature horse-drawn carriage by artist Wilbur Freece, known as "The Tandem," is made from beef suet.]
[This miniature statuette by artist Wilbur Freece is made of butter. This figurine, depicting a man in
87. [This miniature statuette by artist Wilbur Freece is made of butter. This figurine, depicting a man in overalls on a horse, is entitled "Stockman's Pride."]
[This miniature statuette by artist Wilbur Freece is made of butter. This figurine, depicting a Native
88. [This miniature statuette by artist Wilbur Freece is made of butter. This figurine, depicting a Native American hunting a buffalo, is entitled "Pride of the Past."]

[This miniature statuette of a Native American on horseback by artist Wilbur Freece is made of beef suet.
89. [This miniature statuette of a Native American on horseback by artist Wilbur Freece is made of beef suet. This figurine is entitled "Indian Squaw."]
[This replica of a western-styled horse-drawn wagon, designed by sculptor Wilbur Freece, is made of beef
90. [This replica of a western-styled horse-drawn wagon, designed by sculptor Wilbur Freece, is made of beef suet.]
[Veteran commanders of the Grand Army of the Republic take a guided tour of A Century of Progress. The
91. [Veteran commanders of the Grand Army of the Republic take a guided tour of A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
[Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic tour A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
92. [Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic tour A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]

[Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic touring A Century of Progress assemble for a group photo.
93. [Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic touring A Century of Progress assemble for a group photo. The photo is undated.]
[View of the Hall of Science at night. In the foreground is a reflecting pool.]
94. [View of the Hall of Science at night. In the foreground is a reflecting pool.]
"'Be a swell person -- Take an Orphan to the Fair' is the motto of the movement started by the Mandel
95. "'Be a swell person -- Take an Orphan to the Fair' is the motto of the movement started by the Mandel Brothers, State street department store, to help charitable Chicagoans take under-privileged children on World's Fair outings. Shown here is Leon Mandel, general manager, with the first of the groups to visit the exposition, composed of boys from the Bohemian Orphan asylum, the Illinois Protestant Children's home, and the Chicago Home for Jewish children. A special department, under the management of Mrs. Jennie Pervin, has been organized in the club women's bureau on the ninth floor of the store, to assist persons planning orphan parties; such persons may write, call in person, or telephone State 1500. Orphans, in groups of three or more, will be admitted to the Fair grounds for five cents each."
"'Boy Howdy! This is our idea of a sandwich,' exclaims Audrey Hoesch and Glen Hillgartner as they bite
96. "'Boy Howdy! This is our idea of a sandwich,' exclaims Audrey Hoesch and Glen Hillgartner as they bite into the first portion of the world's largest ham sandwich today at the World's Fair, while Phillip R. Reed, treasurer of Armour & Company; Ed Graule, chef, and John R. Thompson, Jr., look on. This eight foot square sandwich on which more than 1,200 children feasted, weighed 325 pounds."

"'Murderers Row' of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, which today defeated the Detroit Symphony Orchestra,
97. "'Murderers Row' of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, which today defeated the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, 18 to 17, in a fiercely fought softball game of seven inning duration in Grant Park adjoining the World's Fair, boasts a group of real sluggers. This quartet, reading left to fight; Bill Fantozzi (violin); Joe Mourek (trumpet); Sam Dolnik (violin) and Dan Seidenberg (first cellist), fired a volley of homers, triples and doubles, to score the triumph. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra appears twice daily in concerts at Swift Bandshell at the World's Fair, while the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is playing at Ford Gardens, also at A Century of Progress."
"'Take an Orphan to the Fair.' Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who started the campaign
98. "'Take an Orphan to the Fair.' Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who started the campaign doing his bit toward making the campaign a success by taking a group of crippled children from the Martha Washington home for Crippled Children for an outing at the World's Fair. Mrs. Mandel is helping him entertain two of the children as they pose for photographers in the Court of Honor. The children are Alexander Pappas and Sylvia Cordinia."
"A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host
99. "A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host Building. In this building, Illinois plays host to other states and dignitaries are entertained."
"A complete air conditioning system for a home of moderate size is shown in this sectional setting in
100. "A complete air conditioning system for a home of moderate size is shown in this sectional setting in the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress in Chicago."
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