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 (7)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (5)

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Villages (3)
World Records (2)
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Sandwiches (2)
Clock Towers (1)
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[A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
1. [A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
[Diorama of a nondescript North African, Middle Eastern or Near Eastern village with a large water cistern
2. [Diorama of a nondescript North African, Middle Eastern or Near Eastern village with a large water cistern in the center of the town square.]
[Humorous diorama depicting an old rickety village with dilapidated buildings and villagers and barnyard
3. [Humorous diorama depicting an old rickety village with dilapidated buildings and villagers and barnyard animals standing around an unpaved town square. The sign at the top of the diorama reads, "We don't ask you to live like this!! Look over our listing.]
'The grand champions of the square dance. Sylvia Riley, 16, 3342 Oketo Avenue and Steve Horvath, 18,
4. 'The grand champions of the square dance. Sylvia Riley, 16, 3342 Oketo Avenue and Steve Horvath, 18, 3311 Pontiac Avenue were adjudged the best team of two in the National Square Dance Contest finals at the Lagoon Theater at the Century of Progress, Sunday. Both, in addition to winning the individual prize, were members of the team of eight that captured second place in that division. The contest, which has been running for a week, was for $1500 in cash in merchandise prizes. It was sponsored by the Reliance Manufacturing Company."

"'Boy Howdy! This is our idea of a sandwich,' exclaims Audrey Hoesch and Glen Hillgartner as they bite
5. "'Boy Howdy! This is our idea of a sandwich,' exclaims Audrey Hoesch and Glen Hillgartner as they bite into the first portion of the world's largest ham sandwich today at the World's Fair, while Phillip R. Reed, treasurer of Armour & Company; Ed Graule, chef, and John R. Thompson, Jr., look on. This eight foot square sandwich on which more than 1,200 children feasted, weighed 325 pounds."
"More than 1200 children attending the World's Fair today (Thursday) feasted on the world's largest ham
6. "More than 1200 children attending the World's Fair today (Thursday) feasted on the world's largest ham sandwich prepared by the John R. Thompson Company. This eight foot square sandwich weighed 325 pounds, its ingredients consisting of 260 pounds of dough, 60 pounds of ham and 10 pounds of butter."
"The Syrian weather God Hadad. The up turned shoes indicate the influence of the Hittites who conquered
7. "The Syrian weather God Hadad. The up turned shoes indicate the influence of the Hittites who conquered North Syria, but the dress is Assyrian. The only trace of his bull origin is to be seen in the thorns on his head. The thunderbolt is broken. Aleppo, Syria. 10th century B.C."
 

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