Edward Hudson Hamilton Photograph collection
MSEHPC01

 An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary Information

Repository
Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
Hamilton, Edward Hudson
Title
Edward Hudson Hamilton photograph collection
ID
MSEHPC01
Date
1933
Extent
3.0 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract:
This collection contains 41 photographs taken by Edward Hudson Hamilton during the course of his employment with the Century of Progress Chicago World's Fair.

Preferred Citation

Edward Hudson Hamilton photograph collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Administrative History

Edward Hudson Hamilton was born near Syracuse, NY. He worked at the Century of Progress Exposition as a rickshaw driver, during the summer of 1933. As he worked, Hamilton took many pictures of the Chicago World's Fair, including that of various buildings on the grounds, of his coworkers, and of the fair visitors. Hamilton worked at the fair to earn tuition for his junior year at Cornell University.

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains 41 photographs taken by Edward Hudson Hamilton during the course of his employment with the Century of Progress Chicago World's Fair. Photographs include visitors, rickshaw drivers at the fair, as well as various buildings and attractions on the fair grounds. All of the photographs were taken during the summer of 1933.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives November 19, 2008

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

Restrictions on Access

None

Restrictions on Use

None

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.).

Personal Name(s)

  • Hamilton, Edward Hudson -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Fairs and Pageants.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Edward Hudson Hamilton Photograph Collection 

Box Folder

View of the Avenue of Flags - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 1

The Hall of Science from the Lagoon - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 2

View of Schlitz Garden Cafe - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 3

View of U.S. Government Building across the Lagoon - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 4

View of Horticultural Building across the Lagoon - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 5

The west side the Lagoon - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 6

View of the General Motors and Chrysler Buildings - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 7

View across the Lagoon - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 8

People walking into a Building - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 9

View of Building and Visitors - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 10

View of Buildings and Visitors - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 11

View of Visitors and the House of Tomorrow - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 12

Havoline Motor Oil Thermometer - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 13

View of Visitors in the Courtyard of the Electrical Building - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 14

Hall of Social Science - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 15

People walking into a Building - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 16

A Man walking across Soldier Field - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 17

People walking into a Building - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 18

View of Building and Visitors - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 19

A Military Parade - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 20

Visitors seen outside the Food and Agriculture Building - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 21

Visitors resting outside of Fort Dearborn - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 22

View of visitors outside the Hall of Religion - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 23

View of Building and Visitors - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 24

View of Building and Visitors - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 25

View of visitors in garden - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 26

Garden - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 27

Garden - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 28

Garden and Pond - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 29

Garden and Pond - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 30

Garden - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 31

Hazen and Edwards in front of Buckingham Fountain, 1933 

1 32

Three men (middle Mitchell) pictured in front of Daggett Roller Chair Company, 1933 

1 33

Edwards pulling a rickshaw, in front of Lama Temple - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 34

Hazen holding a rickshaw - Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 

1 35

A group of men (includes Bennett, Curvin, Ranney, Surrey), 1933 

1 36

A group of men (includes Davis), 1933 

1 37

A view of the Lagoon - Century of Progress, 1933 

1 38

A view of the Planetarium from Lake Michigan - Century of Progress, 1933 

1 39

A view of Lake Michigan, 1933 

1 40

Building view, 1933 

1 41

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