The fair was divided into thematic sectors in which the Fair sponsored exhibits relating the Theme to industry and social services.

 
 
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Visitors enter the completed USSR Building during the 1939 season.

 
 

Two men are filmed during an event for the National Press Club.

 
 

Chicago-American Czechs expressed their thanks for the Fair’s “just and American stand” in continuing the pavilion

 
 
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Albert Johnson, producer of the American Jubilee, works on a sketch of the show.

 
 

Anthony Spiro believed the presence of Red Russia was affecting attendance.

 
 
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The Germans responded immediately, “it has been impossible to work out a plan for Germany’s participation.”

 
 
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French coloratura soprano and film star Lily Pons with her husband, conductor Andre Kostelanetz, at the Brazilian Pavilion.

 
 

All is harmony when those peerless songbirds, the Andrews Sisters, accompanied by marching band, get together at the Fair.