University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
41. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
42. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride
43. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride
44. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]

[Photograph of two men standing on the construction site where the Sky Ride was to be built for the Century
45. [Photograph of two men standing on the construction site where the Sky Ride was to be built for the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[Picture of an angel looking over two small children playing near the edge of a cliff.]
46. [Picture of an angel looking over two small children playing near the edge of a cliff.]
[The main entrance gate to the Century of Progress "Streets of Shanghai" exhibit, seen in this photograph
47. [The main entrance gate to the Century of Progress "Streets of Shanghai" exhibit, seen in this photograph as the sun was setting in the late afternoon.] [China!!! I see two huge towers]
[The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure
48. [The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]

[The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure
49. [The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure
50. [The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure
51. [The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[Two historical reenactors, dressed respectively as an American Indian and a U.S. soldier, greet each
52. [Two historical reenactors, dressed respectively as an American Indian and a U.S. soldier, greet each at the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]

[Two unidentified men looking over the diorama of the Century of Progress Belgian Village.]
53. [Two unidentified men looking over the diorama of the Century of Progress Belgian Village.]
[Two women viewing the Century of Progress from the observation deck of the Skyride.]
54. [Two women viewing the Century of Progress from the observation deck of the Skyride.]
[Unidentified painting of two men and two women leaning or sitting on the railing of a bridge.]
55. [Unidentified painting of two men and two women leaning or sitting on the railing of a bridge.]
[Unknown photograph of two women having tea at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
56. [Unknown photograph of two women having tea at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]

'The grand champions of the square dance. Sylvia Riley, 16, 3342 Oketo Avenue and Steve Horvath, 18,
57. 'The grand champions of the square dance. Sylvia Riley, 16, 3342 Oketo Avenue and Steve Horvath, 18, 3311 Pontiac Avenue were adjudged the best team of two in the National Square Dance Contest finals at the Lagoon Theater at the Century of Progress, Sunday. Both, in addition to winning the individual prize, were members of the team of eight that captured second place in that division. The contest, which has been running for a week, was for $1500 in cash in merchandise prizes. It was sponsored by the Reliance Manufacturing Company."
"'Take an Orphan to the Fair.' Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who started the campaign
58. "'Take an Orphan to the Fair.' Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who started the campaign doing his bit toward making the campaign a success by taking a group of crippled children from the Martha Washington home for Crippled Children for an outing at the World's Fair. Mrs. Mandel is helping him entertain two of the children as they pose for photographers in the Court of Honor. The children are Alexander Pappas and Sylvia Cordinia."
"Be a Swell Person - Take an Orphan to the Fair. Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who
59. "Be a Swell Person - Take an Orphan to the Fair. Here we see Frank Mandel, brother of Leon Mandel, who started the campaign doing his bit toward making it a success by taking a group of crippled children from the Martha Washington home for crippled children for an outing at the World's Fair. Mrs. Mandel is helping him entertain two of the children as they pose for photographers in the Court of Honor. The children are Alexander Pappas and Sylvia Cordinia."
"Dan Seidenberg, first cellist, whose home run blast to deep center field at Grant Park shattered a deadlocked
60. "Dan Seidenberg, first cellist, whose home run blast to deep center field at Grant Park shattered a deadlocked softball game between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in the seventh inning today (Monday, July 23), boosted the Chicago concert masters to a sensational 18 to 17 victory today. The Chicago symphony Orchestra plays twice daily at Swift bandshell at the World's Fair while the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is filling a long engagement at Ford Gardens, also at the great exhibition. The games was to determine the softball championship between these two outstanding musical organizations."
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