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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"'Be a swell person -- Take an Orphan to the Fair' is the motto of the movement started by the Mandel
1. "'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."
"A display of small apparatus which includes some new developments, such as the Thyratron speed control
2. "A display of small apparatus which includes some new developments, such as the Thyratron speed control for motors, quiet operating motor on sound isolating base, and gear motors, supplemented by models of large equipment represents the apparatus section of the General Electric Company in its exhibit at the Century of Progress."
"Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year
3. "Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year on Enchanted Island at the World's Fair, the officials in charge of the display decided to move it to Travel and Transport building this season where it continues to hold the popularity of youngsters between the ages of six and sixty."
"Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving
4. "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."

"Judge R.J. Dunne of the Municipal court, administering the oath of office to 300 policemen for the new
5. "Judge R.J. Dunne of the Municipal court, administering the oath of office to 300 policemen for the new World's Fair. The staff is composed of the pick of last year's force, with such few additions as were necessary. The police will be dressed in vivid red coats, striped trousers and white helmets, and will be under direct command of Chief Ed Redd, shown with Judge Dunn."
"Old North Church a Dominant Landmark of New Fair's Colonial Village. This ancient structure, as well
6. "Old North Church a Dominant Landmark of New Fair's Colonial Village. This ancient structure, as well as many others famed in American history, will be seen by visitors after the Fair opens in Chicago May 26. Its tower was the one Paul Revere looked to for the historic lanterns - 'One if by land, and two if by sea.' Its pulpit saw such preachers as Increase Mather, Cotton Mather, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry Ware."
"Students from Tilden High school awaiting the opening of the Microvivarium exhibit in the Hall of Science
7. "Students from Tilden High school awaiting the opening of the Microvivarium exhibit in the Hall of Science today. This exhibit has attracted throngs of school student tours at the World's Fair and is considered such a valuable aid to education that the Chicago Biological Round Table, composed of all biology teachers in the city, is seeking some proper means to make a permanent exhibit."
 

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