University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"'Like this?' Don McNeill, famous NBC announcer, takes the 'mike' and the control head phones at the
1. "'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."
"Patricia Marquam, Fair beauty queen, and Phil Baker, Armour's star jester on the radio, see and hear
2. "Patricia Marquam, Fair beauty queen, and Phil Baker, Armour's star jester on the radio, see and hear each other over the very latest in two-way telephone-television at the Television theater in the Electrical building at the new World's Fair in Chicago. This picture shows the manner in which the phone booths are equipped and the image each saw. Patricia has just interrupted one of Phil's jokes with a merry quip of her own which, as can be seen, beings a broad grin to Phil's face."
"Planning a centennial celebration of their own in Texas in 1936, these Texas publishers, business men
3. "Planning a centennial celebration of their own in Texas in 1936, these Texas publishers, business men and legislators, more than 100 strong, looked over the new World's Fair for ideas Monday (April 16th). They are traveling on the Texas 'Full House' New Deal special train, bound for Washington to see President Roosevelt."
"The Sight Meter Demonstration, which is on display as a part of the exhibit of the Electric Light and
4. "The Sight Meter Demonstration, which is on display as a part of the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building. [The visitor] can test his own eyesight and determine the amount of light necessary for reading matter and household tasks."

"This group of more than 100 Texas publishers, businessmen and legislators, on their way to see President
5. "This group of more than 100 Texas publishers, businessmen and legislators, on their way to see President Roosevelt in Washington, stopped to have lunch with Rufus C. Dawes, president of the World's Fair, in the Administration building April 16th. Planning for a centennial exposition of their own in 1936, they hoped to get a few ideas from A Century of Progress."
"Three visitors from Switzerland admiring the faithful reproduction of one of their own villages at the
6. "Three visitors from Switzerland admiring the faithful reproduction of one of their own villages at the Swiss Village at the new World's Fair. Left to right: V. Beusch, Swiss consul, Dr. J. Brummer, Swiss representative, and Geo. M. Potie, president of the Swiss village."
Architect's study of façade of portal in proposed Hall of States at Chicago's 1933 Century of Progress
7. Architect's study of façade of portal in proposed Hall of States at Chicago's 1933 Century of Progress Exposition. Each state and territory was to be represented by its own portal that led to its own particular exhibit.
 

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