A dear friend I met through this blog, known to bloggers as “Mrs. P.”, found a fantastic clip of The Chicago World’s Fair.
This is the last bunch of a packet of 20 postcards Ced mailed to the family in a Souvenir booklet. The introduction states that it is the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair but the Fair actually ran for two years, 1933-34.
The Czechoslovakian Pavillion
The Golden Temple of Jehol
Foods and Agricultural Building
“Went in here.”
The Enchanted Island
A Maya Temple – The Nunnery at Uxmal
“Went in here”
The Horticultural Building
“Went in here. Ordinarily 25 cents, I got in Free through “Y”.”
The Hall of Science
“Saw this from the “Sky Ride”
Tomorrow another post from Ced’s Coming of Age Adventure and the 1934 Chicago World’s Fair.
Tomorrow I’ll begin another week of Grandpa’s unique, personalized Christmas Cards. The first is from 1956 and celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Trumbull House.