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 (24)
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Exhibitions (7)
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[A nighttime fireworks show above the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
1. [A nighttime fireworks show above the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A promotional poster for A Century of Progress depicting a minstrel jazz show in Vaudevillian style.]
2. [A promotional poster for A Century of Progress depicting a minstrel jazz show in Vaudevillian style.]
[A sign announcing an upcoming comedy show.]
3. [A sign announcing an upcoming comedy show.]
[Dog and pony show at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
4. [Dog and pony show at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Fair dignitaries posing with Frank Buck and the Sultan of Johore at the dedication of the 'Bring 'Em
5. [Fair dignitaries posing with Frank Buck and the Sultan of Johore at the dedication of the 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A Century of Progress International Exposition. Second from left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of A Century of Progress. The Sultan of Johore is standing on the right, with Buck third from right.]
[Lion Tamer at the Century of Progress Standard Oil 'Live Power Show.']
6. [Lion Tamer at the Century of Progress Standard Oil 'Live Power Show.']
[Photo of an architectural drawing of Frank Buck's Animal Show exhibit at A Century of Progress International
7. [Photo of an architectural drawing of Frank Buck's Animal Show exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exhibit. The architectural firm that produced the drawing was Loebl, Schlossman & Demuth, a Chicago-based business that went on to design the Water Tower Place (1976) and the Prudential Plaza (1990).]
[Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]
8. [Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]

[Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]
9. [Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]
[Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]
10. [Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]
[Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]
11. [Photo of the U.S. Army show at Soldier Field, June 24th, 1932.]
[Spectators watch ice skating show at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [All of
12. [Spectators watch ice skating show at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [All of the men are wearing the same hats.]

[The Sultan of Johore, right, dedicating Frank Buck's 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A
13. [The Sultan of Johore, right, dedicating Frank Buck's 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A Century of Progress International Exposition. Frank Buck is on the left.]
[Women pose for a fashion show in 1932.]
14. [Women pose for a fashion show in 1932.]
[Women pose for a fashion show in 1932.]
15. [Women pose for a fashion show in 1932.]
"Ahead of schedule, all exhibits of Ford and twenty-one co-exhibitors are en route for their new home
16. "Ahead of schedule, all exhibits of Ford and twenty-one co-exhibitors are en route for their new home in the Ford Exhibition Building at A Century of Progress, Ford officials announced Saturday. Above, a 15-ton rubber mill, to show the 'how' of rubber-making to an estimated attendance of 25,000,000 begins its last stage of the journey to the World Fair's summer home."

"Arthur Bublitz and Lenore Feldon offer a bit of native dancing [known as] the Jarabe dance, at the Mexican
17. "Arthur Bublitz and Lenore Feldon offer a bit of native dancing [known as] the Jarabe dance, at the Mexican Village at the World's Fair. They are featured in the show that entertains afternoons and nights at the village."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
18. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Three Abbott dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
19. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
20. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
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