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 (10)
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[A view of the Home Planning Hall in February of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
1. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in February of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[A view of the Home Planning Hall in January of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
2. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in January of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
3. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
4. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]

[An interior view of the Home Planning Hall in April of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall
5. [An interior view of the Home Planning Hall in April of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront and the lagoon where the Fair was to be built.]
6. [Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront and the lagoon where the Fair was to be built.]
[Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large
7. [Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large white building in the background is the Field Museum.]
[Panoramic sketch of the Chicago lakefront showing how the construction of the Fair was progressing.]
8. [Panoramic sketch of the Chicago lakefront showing how the construction of the Fair was progressing.]

"'Be a swell person -- Take an Orphan to the Fair' is the motto of the movement started by the Mandel
9. "'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."
"A talking kitchen which explains itself, a working kitchen where meals are prepared, and between them
10. "A talking kitchen which explains itself, a working kitchen where meals are prepared, and between them a planning room where modern electric kitchens are designed represent the General Electric Kitchen Institute in the company's exhibit at A Century of Progress."
"Planning a centennial celebration of their own in Texas in 1936, these Texas publishers, business men
11. "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."
"There's always a goodly throng present when the Pasadena Puppeteers take the stage in the Home Planning
12. "There's always a goodly throng present when the Pasadena Puppeteers take the stage in the Home Planning Hall at the World's Fair. The show takes place twice hourly and is all clean, wholesome fun, as Dorothy Richardson, 5058 Lindenwood, St. Louis, (left) and Virginia Lee Elder, of Jonesboro, Ark., (right) visitors to the Old Dutch Cleanser exhibit, will tell the folks back home."

"There's always a goodly throng present when the Pasadena Puppeteers take the stage in the Home Planning
13. "There's always a goodly throng present when the Pasadena Puppeteers take the stage in the Home Planning Hall at the World's Fair. The show takes place twice hourly and is all clean, wholesome fun, as Dorothy Richardson, 5058 Lindenwood, St. Louis, (left) and Virginia Lee Elder, of Jonesboro, Ark., (right) visitors to the Old Dutch Cleanser exhibit, will tell the folks back home."
"These boys, from Lawrence hall, 4833 North Armitage avenue, saw the World's Fair (Oct. 12) as the guests
14. "These boys, from Lawrence hall, 4833 North Armitage avenue, saw the World's Fair (Oct. 12) as the guests of Leon Mandel, general manager of Mandel Brothers State street department store, in the store's 'Be a Swell Person' campaign to make it possible for under-privileged children to see the exposition. A special department has been set up on the ninth floor to assist big-hearted citizens in planning outings for groups of three or more."
"This group of more than 100 Texas publishers, businessmen and legislators, on their way to see President
15. "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."
 

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