University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Exterior view of the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate
1. [Exterior view of the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate Marshall Field, the Field Museum was first incorporated as the "Columbian Museum of Chicago" shortly after the close of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.]
"'Be a swell person -- Take an Orphan to the Fair' is the motto of the movement started by the Mandel
2. "'Be a swell person -- Take an Orphan to the Fair' is the motto of the movement started by the Mandel Brothers, State street department store, to help charitable Chicagoans take under-privileged children on World's Fair outings. Shown here is Leon Mandel, general manager, with the first of the groups to visit the exposition, composed of boys from the Bohemian Orphan asylum, the Illinois Protestant Children's home, and the Chicago Home for Jewish children. A special department, under the management of Mrs. Jennie Pervin, has been organized in the club women's bureau on the ninth floor of the store, to assist persons planning orphan parties; such persons may write, call in person, or telephone State 1500. Orphans, in groups of three or more, will be admitted to the Fair grounds for five cents each."
"'Have a World's Fair cane, boys," says Leon Mandel, general manager of Mandel Brothers, state street
3. "'Have a World's Fair cane, boys," says Leon Mandel, general manager of Mandel Brothers, state street store, to these orphans from the Bohemian Orphan asylum, the Illinois Protestant Children's home and the Chicago Home for Jewish Children. He was host Wednesday (September 26th) to the first group to visit the exposition under the store's plan to assist charitable Chicagoans in taking underprivileged children on World's Fair outings. A special department, in charge of Mrs. Jennie Pervin, has been set up in the club women's bureau on the ninth floor, to help hosts organize their groups. For full information, citizens need only write, call in person, or telephone State 1500. Orphans will be admitted to the Fair in groups of three or more for five cents each."
"Department Store of 1890. The lady at the counter is buying a corset for her child, and the bust shows,
4. "Department Store of 1890. The lady at the counter is buying a corset for her child, and the bust shows, what was than considered a beautiful figure. Tennis was the fashion, but our champions would probably object playing it in the dress the young girl is wearing."

"Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving
5. "Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving platform for mannequins and many other innovations at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"Miss Dorothy Jelinek of the Fair Store in the new cashier uniform."
6. "Miss Dorothy Jelinek of the Fair Store in the new cashier uniform."
"These boys, from Lawrence hall, 4833 North Armitage avenue, saw the World's Fair (Oct. 12) as the guests
7. "These boys, from Lawrence hall, 4833 North Armitage avenue, saw the World's Fair (Oct. 12) as the guests of Leon Mandel, general manager of Mandel Brothers State street department store, in the store's 'Be a Swell Person' campaign to make it possible for under-privileged children to see the exposition. A special department has been set up on the ninth floor to assist big-hearted citizens in planning outings for groups of three or more."
"This was the first store of the Stix, Baer & Fuller in 1881 founded by the Baer Brothers. The showpiece
8. "This was the first store of the Stix, Baer & Fuller in 1881 founded by the Baer Brothers. The showpiece was made for the 50 years anniversary of the firm."

Building at the left is a replica of the Lincoln-Berry store where Abraham Lincoln clerked in New Salem,
9. Building at the left is a replica of the Lincoln-Berry store where Abraham Lincoln clerked in New Salem, Illinois.
Panoramic view of Abraham Lincoln complex at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.
10. Panoramic view of Abraham Lincoln complex at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The exhibit includes reproductions of Lincoln's birthplace, his early home in Indiana, the Lincoln-Berry store, where he clerked, and the Wigwam where he was nominated for the U.S. presidency. The building at the far left is a reproduction of the Rutledge Tavern where Lincoln met and courted Anne Rutledge. Lake Michigan is seen in the background.
  

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