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 (3)
1932 (2)

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Guests (2)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (2)

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[A delegation of Yugoslavians visits the Century of Progress and meets with fair officials in 1932.]
1. [A delegation of Yugoslavians visits the Century of Progress and meets with fair officials in 1932.]
[The Guild House Party Tour visits the Century of Progress and meets with fair officials in 1932.]
2. [The Guild House Party Tour visits the Century of Progress and meets with fair officials in 1932.]
"Louise Schwartz, 16-year old winner of the beauty contest conducted by the American legion at Vincennes,
3. "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."
"Mirror. Since the ancients did not know how to make mirrors by placing quicksilver on the glass, mirrors
4. "Mirror. Since the ancients did not know how to make mirrors by placing quicksilver on the glass, mirrors must be made of bronze which was polished to give a fairly good reflection. The most interesting scenes on mirrors come from the Etruscans, a strange people in North Central Italy. Here Castor, one of the Heavenly twins, meets two nymphs." Italy. 5th Century B.C."

"The grand-daddy of all Plymouth cars meets its latest descendant at the Chicago World's Fair test track
5. "The grand-daddy of all Plymouth cars meets its latest descendant at the Chicago World's Fair test track of the Chrysler corporation as Mrs. Ethel Miller of Turlock, California, turns in the first Plymouth ever built and in return receives title to the one millionth car from J.B. Wagstaff, director of advertising for the company. City and Fair officials welcomed Mrs. Miller at ceremony held yesterday (Saturday) at the Fair. Left to Right are Jeffrey A. O'Connor, Chicago commissioner of public service, Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress, Mrs. Miller, Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the Fair, George Kennedy, deputy commissioner, and J.B. Wagstaff."
   

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