The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Robert and Peggy in A Century of Progress : Soldiers' Field

Comic by W. G. Whitford, Robert, Peggy and their dog salute the soldiers marching in a parade held at Soldier Field stadium during A Century of Progress International Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair of 1933. The illustration features the Soldier Field football stadium, while an airplane flies over the stadium Robert, dressed as a boy scout, Peggy and their dog watch soldiers and a marching band at a parade. Some buildings from the fair can be seen in the background, along with the USS Macon (ZRS-5). The illustration is framed by flags from the United States, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Canadian Red Ensign, Mexico, Qin Dynasty, Japan, and Iran.


1933-07-16

1933

24.5 x 34.5 cm

Tribune Company

full color

  • English

  • still image
  • text

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