University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (5)

Date
ca. 1933-1934 (5)

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Racetracks (3)
Automobiles (2)
Racing (2)
Racing Automobiles (2)
Premieres (1)
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7.5x9.5 (3)
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[Cars driving around track at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
1. [Cars driving around track at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
"Barney Oldfield and his 'Hell Drivers' in their thrilling feats of driving skill and daring provided
2. "Barney Oldfield and his 'Hell Drivers' in their thrilling feats of driving skill and daring provided the big moment for thousands of Chicago's school children who attended A Century of Progress Thursday. Here is a section of the crowd that watched the veteran driver spin around the quarter-mile oval Chrysler Motors' track."
"The grand-daddy of all Plymouth cars meets its latest descendant at the Chicago World's Fair test track
3. "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 reward of victory! Jane Fite, fair passenger of Bob Milow in the 1,500 meter relay rickshaw race
4. "The reward of victory! Jane Fite, fair passenger of Bob Milow in the 1,500 meter relay rickshaw race held Friday, July 13th, at the Chicago World's Fair, wipes the fevered brow of the victorious runner. Milow and his partner, George Nelson, track captain of the Armour Tech team, when he is not working, ran the distance in 4:19.4 for their employers, the Coca-Cola exhibit."

"Your Autograph, Mr. Oldfield!" "That was the cry at the Chrysler Motors' World's Fair track Thursday
5. "Your Autograph, Mr. Oldfield!" "That was the cry at the Chrysler Motors' World's Fair track Thursday when thousands of school children swarmed around Barney Oldfield, famed race driver, and demanded autographs. Thousands of lucky youngsters got the coveted signature."
   

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