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. (6)

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ca. 1933-1934 (6)
1930 (1)

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Guests (2)
Children (2)
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[Photo of the initial construction work for A Century of Progress International Exposition. The building
1. [Photo of the initial construction work for A Century of Progress International Exposition. The building in the background is the Adler Planetarium, which at the time the photo was taken, was recently built.]
"Barbara Lou and Lawrence Jeffers, of Jacksonville, Fla., the 'Sunshine Twins' of radio fame, looked
2. "Barbara Lou and Lawrence Jeffers, of Jacksonville, Fla., the 'Sunshine Twins' of radio fame, looked in on the exhibit of their native state when they visited the Worlds Fair as the result of carrying off first honors in a buck and wing dance competition staged at Benton Harbor, Mich., recently."
"Orphans from the Lydia Children's Home at 4300 Irving Park Boulevard visited the World's Fair today
3. "Orphans from the Lydia Children's Home at 4300 Irving Park Boulevard visited the World's Fair today (Friday) as guests of William Daniel Johnson under the 'be a Swell Person' plan inaugurated recently by Leon Mandel."
"Sarah Haley Thomas, 19, of Little Rock, Ark., recently crowned 'Miss Arkansas,' reviewed the guides
4. "Sarah Haley Thomas, 19, of Little Rock, Ark., recently crowned 'Miss Arkansas,' reviewed the guides and the guide band today (Wednesday) in the Court of Honor at the World's Fair in Chicago. Miss Thomas (center) is pictured with Gertrude Bain, one of the finalists in the World's Fair beauty contest, Lt. O. Lundborg (left) and Major Chester L. Fordney, United States Marine representative at the Fair."

"Sarita Valiente, 10 year old visitor from Havana, Cuba, with both hands clutching nickels, is well prepared
5. "Sarita Valiente, 10 year old visitor from Havana, Cuba, with both hands clutching nickels, is well prepared for her Children's Day visit to the Chicago World's Fair. A nickel is all it takes for anyone under 12 to pass practically any ticket office on the grounds that day. She is shown here in front of the Puerto Rican exhibit in the Court of States to which she paid a neighborly visit. Little Sarita is a niece of Guillermo Valiente, recently appointed Cuban vice-consul to Chicago."
"When 140 members of the Staten Island (New York) Chamber of Commerce arrived at the World's Fair recently,
6. "When 140 members of the Staten Island (New York) Chamber of Commerce arrived at the World's Fair recently, they were greeted by Rufus C. Dawes (center), President of A Century of Progress. The New York delegation was headed by L.W. Kaufman, chamber president."
"When 140 members of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce visited the World's Fair recently they presented
7. "When 140 members of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce visited the World's Fair recently they presented Rufus. C. Dawes (left) a half keg of specially brewed beer from one of the New York breweries. L.W. Kaufman, president of the Staten Island organization is shown making the presentation to President Dawes while C. Meyer of the brewery looks on."
 

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