Some fun items made in connection with the Century of Progress World’s Fair held in Chicago, Illinois in 1933. American. All wonderful and just screaming Art Deco.

Nash glass tower display. 1933.
Nash glass tower display. 1933. Image © 2019 THE OLD MOTOR. Fair use license. via http://theoldmotor.com/?p=151400
The Chrysler Motor Company exhibits and car-testing track. 1933.
The Chrysler Motor Company exhibits and car-testing track. 1933. Illustration for the Century Of Progress Exposition official view book. Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation, publisher. Image © the publisher. Fair use license. via https://www.flickr.com/photos/51764518@N02/44409657735
Souvenir paper parasol. 1933.
Souvenir paper parasol. 1933. Orange, blue and white paper with dark pink ribs and a leather wrist strap. Maker not known but stamped “Made in Japan.” Image © 2019 – WorthPoint Corporation. Fair use license. via https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/vintage-1933-chicago-worlds-fair-19526966
Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain, Grant Park. 1933.
Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain, Grant Park. 1933. Back cover from the Century of Progress at Night Foldout Folder © 1933 Max Rigot. Fair use license. via http://www.chicagopostcardmuseum.org/souvenir_hall_book_04.html
Hall of Science - Eastern Exposure. 1933.
Hall of Science – Eastern Exposure. 1933. Postcard. Printed in the United States by the American Colortype Company. Image © the publisher. Fair use license. via https://www.flickr.com/photos/51764518@N02/32613669717
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