The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Robert and Peggy in A Century of Progress : early days of Chicago

Comic by W. G. Whitford, Robert, Peggy and their dog visit the Fort Dearborn exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair of 1933. The illustration features a recreation of Fort Dearborn along with settlers and native Americans interacting with each other, the Chicago skyline can be seen in the background. A second illustration at the bottom of the page includes an image of a trapper holding a shotgun, an image of the Wigwam convention center along with the Lincoln log cabin, and an image of a man holding a telephone sitting by a universal stock ticker and a stocks chart in the background.


1933-06-18

46.5 x 34.5 cm

Tribune Company

full color

  • English

  • still image
  • text

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (June 18, 1933), p. 1

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