University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"Mrs. Arthur Hand, wife of the first violinist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is a champion rooter
41. "Mrs. Arthur Hand, wife of the first violinist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is a champion rooter during a championship softball game at Grant Park, Chicago, today (Monday, July 23), as her husband's concert associates were defeating the Detroit Symphony Orchestra by a score of 18 to 17. On frequent occasions she pranced right out upon the first base coaching line to scream words of encouragement to the victorious Chicagoan Symphonians. Here she is pictured just as the winning run went over the plate."
"Nearly 200 of the most valued employees of the Public Service Company of Northern Illinois were entertained
42. "Nearly 200 of the most valued employees of the Public Service Company of Northern Illinois were entertained by the management of the company at a luncheon held in the Director's Room at the new Chicago World's Fair Wednesday, (July 18). After the luncheon, the group spent the remainder of the afternoon and evening viewing the wonders of the great expedition. They are shown assembled before the Administration building."
"Officials from the state of Florida were present yesterday (July 20) when Florida Day was observed at
43. "Officials from the state of Florida were present yesterday (July 20) when Florida Day was observed at A Century of Progress. Shown here are, left to right: Attorney-general Carey D. Landis; Gov. Dave Sholtz, the governor's father, and Col. Harold Colee, military aide to the governor."
"One of this group of five Lithuanian beauties will be chosen as "Miss Lithuania" in the semi-finals
44. "One of this group of five Lithuanian beauties will be chosen as "Miss Lithuania" in the semi-finals of the World's Fair 'Miss Century of Progress' contest Saturday night (September 29th). These girls were selected in preliminary judging staged at the fair last night (Wednesday). They are, front row, Julia Sadulis, 1058 Lafayette Street; and Frances Bariss, 5124 South University Avenue. Rear row, Jean Soris, 4407 South Union Street; Eleanor Mondus, 6047 South Union Avenue; and Aldona Grignonis, 3322 South Union Avenue."

"One of this group of five Norwegian beauties will be chosen as 'Miss Norway' in the semi-finals of the
45. "One of this group of five Norwegian beauties will be chosen as 'Miss Norway' in the semi-finals of the World's Fair 'Miss Century of Progress' contest Saturday night (September 29th). These girls were selected in preliminary judging staged at the Fair last night (Wednesday). They are, front row, left to right, Dorothy Sullivan, 1630 Parkside Avenue and Marjorie Hungness. Back row, left to right, Ruth Thorson, 3625 Armitage Avenue; Astrid Erickson, 2716 Montclare Avenue, and Violet Thorson, 3625 Armitage Avenue."
"Part of the 400 policeman who took part in the Chicago Day parade at the World's Fair on Tuesday , October
46. "Part of the 400 policeman who took part in the Chicago Day parade at the World's Fair on Tuesday , October 9th. The police contingent was made up of 250 police and 50 from each of the three park forces. They were reviewed by Mayor E. J. Kelly and other city officials who were guests of honor at the Fair."
"Part of the 700 boys from Pittsburgh who swarmed through the 14th street gates at the new World's Fair
47. "Part of the 700 boys from Pittsburgh who swarmed through the 14th street gates at the new World's Fair today (June 22nd), ready to enjoy everything from the Midway to the Egg Laying contest at the south end of the exposition grounds. They were guests of the Pittsburgh Press, having won the trip through a competition in circulation efforts. Between 8,000 and 10,000 Pittsburgh newsboys are expected to visit the Fair in a similar way this summer, guests of three Pittsburgh newspapers."
"Redressing Hall of Science for the New Fair. E. Pantano is shown here repairing an exhibit in the chemistry
48. "Redressing Hall of Science for the New Fair. E. Pantano is shown here repairing an exhibit in the chemistry section, showing the formation of sulphuric acid. Scientific exhibits will be considerably enlarged and improved for the opening of the new Exposition in Chicago May 26th."

"Saint Michael. Steatite. 'The Archangel Michael' in Greek, abbreviated. Syria. 10th century A.D."
49. "Saint Michael. Steatite. 'The Archangel Michael' in Greek, abbreviated. Syria. 10th century A.D."
"The Hall of Social Science is one of the most important exhibits at the Exposition. The social development
50. "The Hall of Social Science is one of the most important exhibits at the Exposition. The social development of mankind, his home, environment and education are shown at this exhibit."
"The latest tragedy at Niagra Falls where Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge Stanton of Toronto, Canada, and Burrell
51. "The latest tragedy at Niagra Falls where Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge Stanton of Toronto, Canada, and Burrell Heacock aged 17 of Cleveland, OH, were drowned by the breaking up of ice."
"The oldest and the youngest parishioners of St. Andrew's church of Calumet City, Illinois, Mrs. Valeria
52. "The oldest and the youngest parishioners of St. Andrew's church of Calumet City, Illinois, Mrs. Valeria Perz, 73, and James Muschelwiscz, 3, were presented to an audience of their fellow-parishioners at the colorful ceremony held in the Court of States at the Chicago World's Fair on Sunday, July 8. The day was the church's official celebration at the Fair and an elaborate program of dancing, music, speeches and gymnastic exercises was presented."

"The Syrian weather God Hadad. The up turned shoes indicate the influence of the Hittites who conquered
53. "The Syrian weather God Hadad. The up turned shoes indicate the influence of the Hittites who conquered North Syria, but the dress is Assyrian. The only trace of his bull origin is to be seen in the thorns on his head. The thunderbolt is broken. Aleppo, Syria. 10th century B.C."
"The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a
54. "The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a striking example of the architecture of the Mayas. The Monjas is thought to have been the nunnery of the vestal virgins, who attended the sacred fires in the temples of their gods, and who were put to death if they broke their vow of chastity. The barbaric facade of the temple is decorated with relief carvings of the intertwining bodies of the feathered serpent god Kukulcan. Fantastic, grotesque masks done in the brilliant colors that characterize Mayan architecture, adorn the walls."
"The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a
55. "The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a striking example of the architecture of the Mayas. The Monjas is thought to have been the nunnery of the vestal virgins, who attended the sacred fires in the temples of their gods, and who were put to death if they broke their vow of chastity. The barbaric facade of the temple is decorated with relief carvings of the intertwining bodies of the feathered serpent god Kukulcan. Fantastic, grotesque masks done in the brilliant colors that characterize Mayan architecture, adorn the walls."
"These five statuettes, exhibited on the upper floor of the Social Science Hall are the oldest ever found
56. "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."

"These men were the important figures of the committee which met today (July 10th) to formulate plans
57. "These men were the important figures of the committee which met today (July 10th) to formulate plans for Mexico Day to be held at A Century of Progress on July 21st. They are, from left to right: Edward E. Brown, president of the First National Bank of Chicago; Eugenio Pasqueiro and M. Tomas Morlet, consul and vice consul, respectively, of Mexico; Col. J.V. Houghtaling of A Century of Progress."
"This old colonial stock failed to deprive Miss Georgie Berry, Richmond, Va., of her charming smile,
58. "This old colonial stock failed to deprive Miss Georgie Berry, Richmond, Va., of her charming smile, even with the ridicule afforded by Miss Mildred Smith, left, of Wilbur, Wash., and Miss Betty Bort, Long Beach, Calif. The smile trio, finals in a national charm smile contest, visited A Century of Progress yesterday (Tuesday, July 24) and were luncheon guests at the Colonial Village where this picture was snapped by a Fair photographer."
"To show what makes the wheels go 'round in a steam turbine, General Electric has this full-size 50 horsepower,
59. "To show what makes the wheels go 'round in a steam turbine, General Electric has this full-size 50 horsepower, two-stage turbine and governor, cut away to expose the working parts, in its exhibit at A Century of Progress."
"Two hundred homing pigeons, released from the stage of the Lagoon Theater, were an effective part of
60. "Two hundred homing pigeons, released from the stage of the Lagoon Theater, were an effective part of the opening day ceremonies at the new World's Fair in Chicago, Saturday, May 26th. Fifty flew in each of the four directions, carrying the message of A Century of Progress to the world."
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