Child's Junior Police uniform ensemble including jacket of red cotton with brass buttons. Red chevrons on navy blue decorate the on sleeves. Star reads JUNIOR/POLICE. Trousers are navy blue cotton with yellow stripe down exterior sides of legs. Cross-strap with belt and mini holster buckle onto the jacket. Child's metal badge pins to jacket.
This child's cotton Century of Progress Junior Police uniform was worn by 8-year-old Henrietta Nowicki in 1933. Henrietta Nowicki, whose father worked as a Century of Progress police sergeant, wore this child-sized replica uniform complete with badge and holster.
In addition to the various permanent attractions that drew visitors to the Century of Progress International Exposition, many people attended special events at the fairgrounds. On any given day, visitors might encounter parades, concerts, or celebrations dedicated to specific ethnic groups. Henrietta Nowicki, whose father worked as a Century of Progress police sergeant,was one of many local children who played active roles as young guides welcoming visitors from around the world to the grounds and attractions.