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For sale is a rare June 1933 OFFICIAL WORLD’S FAIR WEEKLY which celebrates and provides information for scheduled events at the International Exposition Chicago 1933. This 64-page illustrated publication includes articles, photographs, cartoons and advertisements. The front of the magazine features the fair’s Federal Building and Hall of States. This original magazine was originally sold for 15 cents and was kept as a souvenir by Marie Virginia because this publication includes a picture and story regarding her cousin, Nat Rogers, who was in charge of selling concession space at the fair. Page 40 of the publication has handwritten info explaining how the magazine’s owner was related to Mr. Roger’s. This magazine is complete with no torn pages and in very good condition. A great world’s fair collectible.

The 1933 Chicago World’s Fair was also known as the Century of Progress International Exposition. The theme of the fair was technological innovation, and its motto was “Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Adapts”, trumpeting the message that science and American life were wedded. Admiral Byrd’s polar expedition ship the City of New York was visited by President Franklin D. Roosevelt when he came to the fair on October 2, 1933. One of the highlights of the 1933 World’s Fair was the arrival of the German airship Graf Zeppelin on October 26, 1933.


Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 14 × 10 × 1 in