University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Date
ca. 1933-1934 (4)
1933 (1)

Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (3)

Subject
Souvenirs (3)
Exhibition Buildings (2)
Tickets (2)
Checks (1)
Distilling Industries (1)
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[Ground level view of the Hall of Science. The souvenir shop and park benches are just to the left of
1. [Ground level view of the Hall of Science. The souvenir shop and park benches are just to the left of the main entrance.]
[The Standard Oil check written to A Century of Progress to purchase $16,000 worth of souvenir and general
2. [The Standard Oil check written to A Century of Progress to purchase $16,000 worth of souvenir and general admission tickets.]
"Facsimile of the souvenir ticket, in form of a certificate of last day attendance, which will be given
3. "Facsimile of the souvenir ticket, in form of a certificate of last day attendance, which will be given to every person who goes through the turnstiles at A Century of Progress on the final day, Wednesday, October 31. The certificate will be handed out, not at the ticket windows but at the turnstiles, and will be available from the opening hour until midnight. It bears the signatures of Rufus C. Dawes, president, and L.R. Lohr, general manager of the Exposition."
"The smallest man in the world, Capt. Werner Ritter (age 21, height 18 inches, weight 19-3/4 pounds)
4. "The smallest man in the world, Capt. Werner Ritter (age 21, height 18 inches, weight 19-3/4 pounds) visits the smallest distillery bottling line in the world at the Hiram Walker Exhibit, a new attraction at A Century of Progress. As the picture was snapped Capt. Ritter was being kidded out of a miniature rage which developed when one of the 22 co-eds who attend the bottling line, tried to cuddle him like a baby. 'Das ist nicht gut,' asserted the midget (he speaks only German). The reason for his anger was revealed when he asked permission to keep the miniature souvenir bottle, held in his left hand, as a present to his pint-sized sweetheart in the Midget Village."

"With actual size packages and novelties as a lure, visitors jammed the Foods and Agriculture building
5. "With actual size packages and novelties as a lure, visitors jammed the Foods and Agriculture building today (Saturday) at the Chicago World's Fair. The above picture shows a part of the crowd collecting their free gifts from one of the forty exhibitors participating in the 'Free Souvenir Day.'"
   

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