University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (4)

Date
1934 (2)
ca. 1933-1934 (2)

Format
9.5x7.5 (2)
7.5x9.5 (1)
9.5x6.5 (1)

Subject
Diamonds (1)
Exhibition Buildings (1)
Exhibitions (1)
Guests (1)
Mining (1)
Model Sailboats (1)
Amusement Rides (1)
Art Objects (1)
Buildings (1)
Diamond Mining (1)

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"C.H. Worcester, trustee of the Art Institute, points out one of its many valuable art treasures to Baron
1. "C.H. Worcester, trustee of the Art Institute, points out one of its many valuable art treasures to Baron Maurice Rothschild who is in Chicago visiting the World's Fair. The baron is a member of the French senate and is completing a round-the-world tour. After lunching with Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the World's Fair, the baron made a tour of the grounds and then visited Wings of a Century."
"Gloria Swanson looks up and gasps as W.R. Voght, superintendent of the Skyride, points out the platform,
2. "Gloria Swanson looks up and gasps as W.R. Voght, superintendent of the Skyride, points out the platform, 628 feet straight up, from which she has just previewed the 1934 World's Fair. She was the first 1934 Skyride rider."
"J.F. Sullivan, diamond export from Kimberley, South Africa, points out a diamond that has become stuck
3. "J.F. Sullivan, diamond export from Kimberley, South Africa, points out a diamond that has become stuck on the "grease table" of the Diamond Recovery Plant in the Diamond Mine exhibit in the General Exhibits Building at the 1934 World's Fair. Miss Dorothea Ross of Chicago is the interested visitor, and L.S. Root, another Kimberley diamond engineer, is the pensive gentleman at the right."
"Orville Sontag (left) winner of the first prize in the Model Yacht regatta, held Sunday (September 9th)
4. "Orville Sontag (left) winner of the first prize in the Model Yacht regatta, held Sunday (September 9th) in the South Lagoon of the World's Fair, is shown receiving from B.C. Freidman the trophy emblematic of victory at [the] meeting of contestants in the Chicago Parks exhibit at the Century of Progress. Sontag's entry, the trim Monsoon, scored 19 points while leading all the other tiny craft [that] raced with automatic steering control over a 1,000 foot course."

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