Object ID 003207
Object Name Chicago: A Century of Progress 1833-1933
Object Desc A book commemorating the Chicago World's Fair and the history of Chicago.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002891
General Category Printed Material
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 1, Shelf 20
Object Date 1933
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords World's Fair,Chicago World's Fair,books,
Title Chicago: A Century of Progress 1833-1933
Description / Abstract A book commemorating the Chicago World's Fair and the history of Chicago.
Physical Description A blue cloth-bound, hard covered book with silver inlayed text and images. The image of a Potowatomi chief with headress is standing behind "Miss I Will": a woman with a headress of an eagle with the words "I Will" on it. The inside contains many images of Chicago history, the world's fair, historical figures, and popular locations in Chicago. Inscription on the inner cover.
Publisher Marquette Publishing Company
Publisher Details A local Chicago printing company. It was located at 309 South Lasalle St. at the time of printing this book.
Spine / Label Title
Date APR 11,2015
Assessor Christine Jankowski
Notes The cover and spine has faded. There are markings all over the book. There is wear to the top and bottom of the spine, with some fraying on the top. Corners are worn. Pages inside are tanned and some pages are bent or were cornered. Pencil marks are on the inner back cover. Inscription in pen on the inner front cover.
Date APR 18,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 20 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin