Quotation by for the State of Illinois

Hard times accounted in large part for the fact that the exposition was a financial disappointment in its first year, but Sally Rand and her fan dancers accomplished what applied science had failed to do, and the exposition closed in 1934 with a net profit, which was donated to participating cultural institutions, excluding Sally Rand.
For the State of Illinois, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943). Illinois: A Descriptive and Historical Guide (The WPA Guide to Illinois), p. 205, A.C. McClurg & Co. (1939).

On the Century of Progress Exposition, with its theme of "applied science."
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