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 (8)
1932 (1)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (5)

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[A photograph of an unidentified building next to a rail car with construction materials nearby.]
1. [A photograph of an unidentified building next to a rail car with construction materials nearby.]
[An unidentified woman in period costume standing next to a Ford Model T at the Century of Progress Pageant
2. [An unidentified woman in period costume standing next to a Ford Model T at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
[Chauffeurs standing next to their automobiles in front of the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
3. [Chauffeurs standing next to their automobiles in front of the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
[Diorama depicting a lumber mill next to a river. The caption on the right reads, "Random Logs floating
4. [Diorama depicting a lumber mill next to a river. The caption on the right reads, "Random Logs floating down the river makes the lumber of the world."]

[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
5. [Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located in front of the main entrance to the Hall of Science. The sculpture, known as Science Advancing Mankind, depicts 'Science' as a benign robot bending forward to nudge a male and female figure, i.e. 'humanity,' toward a brighter future. Woodruff's husband served as treasurer for the Century of Progress board of trustees in 1933.]
[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
6. [Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located in front of the main entrance to the Hall of Science. The sculpture, known as Science Advancing Mankind, depicts 'Science' as a benign robot bending forward to nudge a male and female figure, i.e. 'humanity,' toward a brighter future. Woodruff's husband served as treasurer for the Century of Progress board of trustees in 1933.]
[Man in Bedouin clothes next to camel at the Moroccan Village, Century of Progress International Exposition,
7. [Man in Bedouin clothes next to camel at the Moroccan Village, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Picture of a neo-classical Vaudeville sign the last half of an unnamed program will take place next
8. [Picture of a neo-classical Vaudeville sign the last half of an unnamed program will take place next week. The Century of Progress' best-known vaudeville act was burlesque dancer Sally Rand, who thrilled audiences with her fan dance at the Streets of Paris exhibition.]

"'Like this?' Don McNeill, famous NBC announcer, takes the 'mike' and the control head phones at the
9. "'Like this?' Don McNeill, famous NBC announcer, takes the 'mike' and the control head phones at the World's Fair radio auditions contest and talks to himself. He doesn't seem to think much of his own efforts. McNeill, who takes over the position of master of ceremonies in the new Pontiac broadcast scheduled from WEAF, New York next month, was the guest star at the audition contest. He also acted as one of the judges and turned out to be one of the toughest critics that have yet acted in that capacity."
"As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world
10. "As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world in 1933. The presentation was made before thousands of World's Fair visitors in the Science Theater yesterday. (Friday, August 24th). Left to right are: Governor Horner of Illinois, L.P. Bonfouy, Post, Col. C.W. Kerwood, president of the League Internationale des aviateurs; Maj. James H. Doolittle, a former winner of the trophy; Col. Lafeton Whitney, president of the Chicago chapter, National Aeronautical Association, and Father James Organisciak, the 'Flying Priest,' who will represent the N.A.A. at the Gordon Bennett balloon races in Warsaw, Poland, next month."
  

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