Tag Archives: Chicago World’s Fair

Boston Oyster House

One of my favorite food groups are oysters. My postcard friend, Jim, collects cards of the oyster industry in New Jersey. While I don’t have any of those super cool and probably super expensive cards, I just bought the card … Continue reading

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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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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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Allentown Paper Show Findings

The Allentown Paper Show yesterday was AMAZING!! I got a lot of great cards, and also great Chicago World’s Fair memorabilia. “Best Wishes for a Happy Hallowe’en.” Published by Wolf and pretty sure this is Clapsadde. It was mailed in … 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 Exhibit: Hall of Science

The Hall of Science at the 1933/34 Chicago World’s Fair is a very recognizable exhibit when looking through photos or postcards. “The Hall of Science, 700 by 400 ¬†feet, two stories and a mezzanine in height, rising from colored, concrete … Continue reading

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