University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas
1. [A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas of model villages from Spain, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Mexico, Tunisia, and Morocco, among others. Each village was staffed by employees in costumes native to the country being represented. The model villages also featured entertainment, an arts and crafts demonstration, and indoor and outdoor dining.]
[Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
2. [Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The Century of Progress showcased the artistic, cultural, and scientific achievements of Czechoslovakia, then a newly independent country that had won its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the end of World War One. Anton Cermak, mayor of Chicago from 1931 until his assassination in 1933, just a few months prior to the Century of Progress grand opening, was a Czech immigrant from Bohemia.]
[Participants in the 'Parade of the Masques,' which was held on the Boardwalk of the Midway.]
3. [Participants in the 'Parade of the Masques,' which was held on the Boardwalk of the Midway.]
"Chicago firefighters paraded the finest of their equipment in their portion of the ceremonies at the
4. "Chicago firefighters paraded the finest of their equipment in their portion of the ceremonies at the Fair Tuesday, Chicago Day. In addition to the equipment there was a battalion of men who marched in review before Mayor E.J. Kelly and other dignitaries of the city government and park commissions."

"Governor Dave Sholtz of Florida, shown as he inspected the combined troops of the army, navy, and marine
5. "Governor Dave Sholtz of Florida, shown as he inspected the combined troops of the army, navy, and marine corps detachments stationed at Camp Franklin D. Roosevelt at A Century of Progress, Chicago, when he visited the Fair as guest of honor for Florida Day yesterday (July 20)."
"Miss Gladys Farkes, 27 years old and 47 inches tall, thinks she would make a good radiator cap for the
6. "Miss Gladys Farkes, 27 years old and 47 inches tall, thinks she would make a good radiator cap for the 1934 Chevrolet. Miss Fawkes is one of the residents of Midget City at the World's Fair and was a visitor in the General Motors Building." [I can see a lady on the car. She can flip over when it stops.]
"Part of the 400 policeman who took part in the Chicago Day parade at the World's Fair on Tuesday , October
7. "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."
"Sarah Haley Thomas, 19, of Little Rock, Ark., recently crowned 'Miss Arkansas,' reviewed the guides
8. "Sarah Haley Thomas, 19, of Little Rock, Ark., recently crowned 'Miss Arkansas,' reviewed the guides and the guide band today (Wednesday) in the Court of Honor at the World's Fair in Chicago. Miss Thomas (center) is pictured with Gertrude Bain, one of the finalists in the World's Fair beauty contest, Lt. O. Lundborg (left) and Major Chester L. Fordney, United States Marine representative at the Fair."

"Shriners to the number of more than two thousand yesterday attended the World's Fair. The band from
9. "Shriners to the number of more than two thousand yesterday attended the World's Fair. The band from Sinai Temple, Montpelier, Vermont, shown here made its official entrance into the grounds at noon, and following the parade played in the Court of States. Moslem Temple Shriners from Detroit marched down the Avenue of Flags and listened to the Detroit Symphony band dedicate a new march to them at the Ford Symphony Gardens."
"The drum and bugle corps of the Calumet City American Legion post provided the martial music for the
10. "The drum and bugle corps of the Calumet City American Legion post provided the martial music for the parade of the parishioners of St. Andrew's Roman Catholic church which celebrated St. Andrew's Day at the Chicago World's Fair yesterday (Sunday). A colorful program was held in the Court of States, including music, dancing, a fashion show, and gymnastic demonstrations."
"The little Dutch Boy and the Dutch girl, two of the contestants in the 'Parade of the Masques' held
11. "The little Dutch Boy and the Dutch girl, two of the contestants in the 'Parade of the Masques' held on the Boardwalk of the Midway at the New World's Fair, last night (August 8th). Left to right, Martha Nomdem and Fritz Das from the Dutch Village."
"Two of the contestants who entered in the 'Parade of the Masques' contest held on the Boardwalk of the
12. "Two of the contestants who entered in the 'Parade of the Masques' contest held on the Boardwalk of the Midway at the new World's Fair last night (August 8th). Dressed in Zula costume are Adelaide Fisher and Arthur Fisher, 1652 Nelson Street."

"Veterans of the Spanish American War as they parade up to the 16th St. bridge from the Avenue of Flags.
13. "Veterans of the Spanish American War as they parade up to the 16th St. bridge from the Avenue of Flags. This parade was part of the celebration of Spanish-American War Day at the new World's Fair."
   

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