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 (4)

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Premieres (2)
Automobiles (2)
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Weights & Measures (1)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (2)
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"Henry Sheldon, Chicago policeman, breaks a bottle a bottle of sparkling Burgundy over 'A Century of
1. "Henry Sheldon, Chicago policeman, breaks a bottle a bottle of sparkling Burgundy over 'A Century of Progress Ranger' officially launching a Hudson Terraplane Coach on a ruggedness run, which will cover four states. The test will continue two weeks and the car is expected to roll up a year's mileage in that time. Sheldon, who resides at 5705 Seminole ave., was the winner of a contest in which the name of the car was selected."
"The grand-daddy of all Plymouth cars meets its latest descendant at the Chicago World's Fair test track
2. "The grand-daddy of all Plymouth cars meets its latest descendant at the Chicago World's Fair test track of the Chrysler corporation as Mrs. Ethel Miller of Turlock, California, turns in the first Plymouth ever built and in return receives title to the one millionth car from J.B. Wagstaff, director of advertising for the company. City and Fair officials welcomed Mrs. Miller at ceremony held yesterday (Saturday) at the Fair. Left to Right are Jeffrey A. O'Connor, Chicago commissioner of public service, Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress, Mrs. Miller, Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the Fair, George Kennedy, deputy commissioner, and J.B. Wagstaff."
"The Sight Meter Demonstration, which is on display as a part of the exhibit of the Electric Light and
3. "The Sight Meter Demonstration, which is on display as a part of the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building. [The visitor] can test his own eyesight and determine the amount of light necessary for reading matter and household tasks."
"With a 100-pound weight arranged to be raised by hand, visitors may test their strength and muscular
4. "With a 100-pound weight arranged to be raised by hand, visitors may test their strength and muscular control against that of a motor-driven hydraulic device known as a Thrustor, shown in the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress."

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