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. (3)

Date
ca. 1933-1934 (3)
1932 (1)
1933 (1)

Subject
Exhibitions (2)
Railroad Cars (2)
Guests (1)
Legislators (1)
Letter Carriers (1)
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[A model Illinois Central train parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International
1. [A model Illinois Central train parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International Exhibition.]
[Owney the Postal Dog began his mail delivery career when he strayed into the Albany post office in 1888.
2. [Owney the Postal Dog began his mail delivery career when he strayed into the Albany post office in 1888. The mail clerks considered Owney to be a good luck charm and adopted him. Shortly afterwards, Owney began traveling with the Railway Mail Service train across the country. This photo of Owney was probably part of the postal exhibit in the Federal Building at A Century of Progress.]
[The Pullman train car exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
3. [The Pullman train car exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
"It's 'curtains' for those familiar, old, green Pullman curtains. They're out. This photo posed to show
4. "It's 'curtains' for those familiar, old, green Pullman curtains. They're out. This photo posed to show the new arrangement in the flashing, 110-miles-an-hour, all-aluminum streamlined Pullman Pacific train which is being exhibited at the World's Fair of 1934 in Chicago. Just close the aluminum door and presto, it's a nice private drawing room, convenient and homelike even if it was just a Pullman section during the daytime."

"Planning a centennial celebration of their own in Texas in 1936, these Texas publishers, business men
5. "Planning a centennial celebration of their own in Texas in 1936, these Texas publishers, business men and legislators, more than 100 strong, looked over the new World's Fair for ideas Monday (April 16th). They are traveling on the Texas 'Full House' New Deal special train, bound for Washington to see President Roosevelt."
   

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