Tag Archives: 1934

World’s Fair Exhibit: The Armour Building

This card shows The Armour Building at the Chicago World’s Fair. You can see the Sky Ride in the background. The back of the card gives a brief history of the company: “The history of Armour and Company occupies sixty-seven … Continue reading

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Anniversary Part 2

As mentioned on Saturday, here are a couple scans of postcards I originally bought: “Greetings from Maine, Sunset on Square Lake.” Mailed in 1934 from Waterville, Maine. Cadillac Mt. Road, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine. Part of an unused … Continue reading

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World’s Fair Exhibit: Studebaker Land Cruiser

Studebaker was founded in 1852, and in addition to producing cars throughout the 1900s, they were at one point the largest wagon producer in America. They were headquartered in South Bend, Indiana. Studebaker was an exhibitor at the Chicago World’s … Continue reading

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Sky Ride Article

Back in February of 2011 I did a post on a message about seeing Amos and Andy at the Chicago World’s Fair. But here is the most recent article I did for my postcard club’s newsletter (sorry if you have … Continue reading

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Postcard Stand at the Chicago World’s Fair

Today’s post doesn’t revolve around an actual postcard in my collection, but instead one of my photos. As we all know, postcards could be purchased at the Chicago World’s Fair and were sent from visitors to loved ones. In this … Continue reading

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World’s Fair Message- Glass Eyes

This postcard was sent from fairgoers on August 20, 1934 back home and reads: “Dear Adeline: Wish you could see this place. I’ll have to get glass eyes when I get home, mine are worn out Ha! Ruth & Rudy.” … Continue reading

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World’s Fair Exhibit: Belgian Village

The Belgian Village at the Chicago World’s Fair consisted of 30 buildings that were exact reproductions of buildings found in Brussels or Antwerp, and even the same stone and brick pavements. The exhibit was also known as Picturesque Belgium. This … Continue reading

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