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 (3)
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"As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world
1. "As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world in 1933. The presentation was made before thousands of World's Fair visitors in the Science Theater yesterday. (Friday, August 24th). Left to right are: Governor Horner of Illinois, L.P. Bonfouy, Post, Col. C.W. Kerwood, president of the League Internationale des aviateurs; Maj. James H. Doolittle, a former winner of the trophy; Col. Lafeton Whitney, president of the Chicago chapter, National Aeronautical Association, and Father James Organisciak, the 'Flying Priest,' who will represent the N.A.A. at the Gordon Bennett balloon races in Warsaw, Poland, next month."
"John Jay high school, Cleveland, Ohio, was awarded the Century of Progress trophy given to the school
2. "John Jay high school, Cleveland, Ohio, was awarded the Century of Progress trophy given to the school which won the greatest number of individual awards in the International commercial schools contest concluded at the World's Fair Thursday night (June 28th). E.W. Harrison, teacher in the school received the award from Col. Robert Isham Randolph, assistant to the general manager of the Fair. To the right is Violet Molner, Cleveland, who won first place in the amateur shorthand event for high schools."
"Orville Sontag (left) winner of the first prize in the Model Yacht regatta, held Sunday (September 9th)
3. "Orville Sontag (left) winner of the first prize in the Model Yacht regatta, held Sunday (September 9th) in the South Lagoon of the World's Fair, is shown receiving from B.C. Freidman the trophy emblematic of victory at [the] meeting of contestants in the Chicago Parks exhibit at the Century of Progress. Sontag's entry, the trim Monsoon, scored 19 points while leading all the other tiny craft [that] raced with automatic steering control over a 1,000 foot course."
"Winner, Rolf A. Maren, 4522 Beacon Street, and John R. Thompson, Jr., presenting the trophy for best
4. "Winner, Rolf A. Maren, 4522 Beacon Street, and John R. Thompson, Jr., presenting the trophy for best photo submitted in the Lagoon Fountain contest."

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