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 (6)
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[The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left,
1. [The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left, and Mr. Frank Jakavicius, of Chicago, is to her right. The Opera contest was held at the Lagoon Theater, and the winners received a contract with the Opera company which opened in Chicago later that year.]
"A special parking permit near the World's Fair grounds was the reward received by four New Orleans boys
2. "A special parking permit near the World's Fair grounds was the reward received by four New Orleans boys who drove this artistically bedecked auto from their home town to the Fair to witness Chicago week at the Exposition beginning today (Monday, August 6th). Left to right are: Michael S. Silvestri, Office L.C. Segele, Gasper A. Silvestri, Gasper J. Silvestri, and Charles A. Dupaquier."
"As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world
3. "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."
"Ballyhoo that sparkles on the Century of Progress Midway was caught in all its brilliance by the camera
4. "Ballyhoo that sparkles on the Century of Progress Midway was caught in all its brilliance by the camera of Lou Fowler, 1819 North Park avenue, Chicago. This is one of the 49 unusual views of the fair hung in the Hall of Photography from 360 entries received in the recent contest sponsored by the Miniature Camera Club of Chicago."

"Entertainers, just arrived from Spain, are received at the World's Fair by Col. Robert Isham Randolph,
5. "Entertainers, just arrived from Spain, are received at the World's Fair by Col. Robert Isham Randolph, assistant to the General Manager and Lenox R. Lohr, General Manager of A Century of Progress. They will appear throughout the season at the Spanish Village."
"John Jay high school, Cleveland, Ohio, was awarded the Century of Progress trophy given to the school
6. "John Jay high school, Cleveland, Ohio, was awarded the Century of Progress trophy given to the school which won the greatest number of individual awards in the International commercial schools contest concluded at the World's Fair Thursday night (June 28th). E.W. Harrison, teacher in the school received the award from Col. Robert Isham Randolph, assistant to the general manager of the Fair. To the right is Violet Molner, Cleveland, who won first place in the amateur shorthand event for high schools."
"The one millionth visitor to the Sears-Roebuck model home at A Century of Progress was received yesterday
7. "The one millionth visitor to the Sears-Roebuck model home at A Century of Progress was received yesterday by John H. Mullen, director of the exhibit. The lucky visitor was Mrs. Dorothy Trengove of Catlettsburg, Kentucky. Mrs. Trengove was presented with a vacuum cleaner and a watch."
 

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