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 (9)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (7)
Hallenbeck (1)

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7.5x9.5 (3)
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Subject
Kitchens (2)
Beauty Contests (1)
Couples (1)
Dishwashing Machines (1)
Diving (1)
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[Picture of an unidentified couple embracing with purple irises encircling them.]
1. [Picture of an unidentified couple embracing with purple irises encircling them.]
"A talking kitchen which explains itself, a working kitchen where meals are prepared, and between them
2. "A talking kitchen which explains itself, a working kitchen where meals are prepared, and between them a planning room where modern electric kitchens are designed represent the General Electric Kitchen Institute in the company's exhibit at A Century of Progress."
"Divine powers may open jail doors but not the Chicago World's Fair gates, according to Prophet Jonas
3. "Divine powers may open jail doors but not the Chicago World's Fair gates, according to Prophet Jonas Israel - never known by his worldly name of John B. Nash - a visitor to the Fair today (Friday). The prophet has spent a good deal of time in jails and walked out of many of them through the aid of divine power, he says. He paid 50 cents to get into the Fair."
"In this modernistic setting in the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress are shown the
4. "In this modernistic setting in the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress are shown the newest models of electric ranges, dishwashers, and water heaters. Visitors may examine them and see how they operate."

"Louise Schwartz, 16-year old winner of the beauty contest conducted by the American legion at Vincennes,
5. "Louise Schwartz, 16-year old winner of the beauty contest conducted by the American legion at Vincennes, Ind., meets Jane Fauntz, former Olympic Games girl's diving champion at Swift Bandshell at the World's Fair. By winning the contest from a field of 30 other contestants, Louise and her mother, Mrs. Gladys Schwartz, earned trips to the Century of Progress. Louise expressed a wish to see some of the famous swimmers in action. She did; moreover she met them and went into the water with the stars. In this picture you see Louise, left, with Miss Fauntz, featured on the diving springboard of the Streets of Paris."
"Shriners to the number of more than two thousand yesterday attended the World's Fair. The band from
6. "Shriners to the number of more than two thousand yesterday attended the World's Fair. The band from Sinai Temple, Montpelier, Vermont, shown here made its official entrance into the grounds at noon, and following the parade played in the Court of States. Moslem Temple Shriners from Detroit marched down the Avenue of Flags and listened to the Detroit Symphony band dedicate a new march to them at the Ford Symphony Gardens."
"The pick of last year's force comes back to police the new World's Fair, and 300 of them here are being
7. "The pick of last year's force comes back to police the new World's Fair, and 300 of them here are being sworn in by Municipal Judge Robert Jerome Dunne. The head of the police staff, Ed Redd, stands at the left of Judge Dunne, who took advantage of the occasion to praise the men for the work of last year. The policemen will be dressed in vivid red coats, striped trousers, and white helmets."
"These five statuettes, exhibited on the upper floor of the Social Science Hall are the oldest ever found
8. "These five statuettes, exhibited on the upper floor of the Social Science Hall are the oldest ever found in Asia, dating from about 3,000 B.C. The Oriental Institute is exhibiting them to the public for the first time at the World's Fair; they were evacuated early this year at the site of ancient cities of Eshnunna and Opis. Above photograph shows Miss P. McLaughlin, Cincinnati artist, and L. Stienes, of Fairmont, Nebraska, viewing the primitive subjects."

"This group of students from Purdue University are particularly interested in combustion engines, and
9. "This group of students from Purdue University are particularly interested in combustion engines, and came to the World's Fair for first-hand information concerning them, which they are receiving from Tom Britton in the Chevrolet division of the General Motors exhibit."
   

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