University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"Chicago firefighters paraded the finest of their equipment in their portion of the ceremonies at the
301. "Chicago firefighters paraded the finest of their equipment in their portion of the ceremonies at the Fair Tuesday, Chicago Day. In addition to the equipment there was a battalion of men who marched in review before Mayor E.J. Kelly and other dignitaries of the city government and park commissions."
[Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront and the lagoon where the Fair was to be built.]
302. [Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront and the lagoon where the Fair was to be built.]
[Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large
303. [Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large white building in the background is the Field Museum.]
[Chicago Women's Club on the steps of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
304. [Chicago Women's Club on the steps of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]

"Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their
305. "Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their favorite events on the program of the National A.A.U. outdoor title racing carnival in the World's Fair Lagoon, scheduled for July 6, 7, and 8. One of the greatest fields ever assembled will compete in the eleven titular events carded. Picture here, from top to bottom, are Leonard Spence, of the New York A.C., Ralph Flanagan, of the Greater Miami A.A., and Jack Medica, of the Washington A.C., Seattle. Leonard Spence is the National A.A.U. breastroke world's record holder at 220 yards and 440 yards champion in this style. Flanagan holds the American mark for one mile, 21 minutes, 12 1/5 seconds. Medica boasts the world's record, 10 minutes 15.4 seconds for 880 yards, free style."
"Children play house at A Century of Progress. Little Miss Joan Leavens, seven years old, of Wenatchee,
306. "Children play house at A Century of Progress. Little Miss Joan Leavens, seven years old, of Wenatchee, Washington, is having lots of fun selling flowers to her sister, Margaret Leavens, nine years old, in the Puroil children's rest house in the General Electric Exhibits building at the World's Fair."
[Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former Chinese province of
307. [Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former Chinese province of Jehol.]
[Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former Chinese province of
308. [Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former Chinese province of Jehol.]

"Chrysler Motors - day."
309. "Chrysler Motors - day."
"Chrysler Motors building at night."
310. "Chrysler Motors building at night."
"Circuit breakers, new and unusual types of motors, control devices, welding equipment, and electron
311. "Circuit breakers, new and unusual types of motors, control devices, welding equipment, and electron tube control are some of the products of the apparatus section of the General Electric on exhibit at the Century of Progress. Models of large apparatus are also used extensively."
[Close-up view of the four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall
312. [Close-up view of the four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]

[Close-up view of the four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall
313. [Close-up view of the four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
[Close-up view of the Skyride with the Hall of Science in the foreground. Also visible on the upper right
314. [Close-up view of the Skyride with the Hall of Science in the foreground. Also visible on the upper right are two "rocket cars" transporting Fair patrons across the Skyride at an elevation of 210 feet. The ride across the Skyride took about four minutes.]
[Colonial American military reenactors on parade in Colonial Village.]
315. [Colonial American military reenactors on parade in Colonial Village.]
[Color illustration of the front exterior to the Century of Progress Travel and Transport Building.]
316. [Color illustration of the front exterior to the Century of Progress Travel and Transport Building.]

"Commanding Officers of five branches of the United States Army from Fort Sheridan today (Thursday) reviewed
317. "Commanding Officers of five branches of the United States Army from Fort Sheridan today (Thursday) reviewed the troops of Camp Franklin D. Roosevelt at the World's Fair in Chicago. The reviewing officers, left to right (front row): Capt. James D. Brown, 61st Coast Artillery; Col. Charles B. Meyer, 61st Coast Artillery (Anti-Aircraft); Major Henry Chamberlain, 14th Cavalry; Col. M.M. Keck, commanding officer of Camp Roosevelt. Back row, left, Maj. Hamilton McGuire of the 3rd Field Artillery, and Major Glenn Hofford of the 22nd Infantry."
"Complete air conditioning equipment for homes using any type of heating system is shown in this section
318. "Complete air conditioning equipment for homes using any type of heating system is shown in this section of the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress. The display includes central systems and single room units."
[Conestoga wagons parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International Exhibition.]
319. [Conestoga wagons parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International Exhibition.]
"Congressman Richard J. Welsh, his wife and son, Richard, Jr., of California, sign the official register
320. "Congressman Richard J. Welsh, his wife and son, Richard, Jr., of California, sign the official register of the new World's Fair in the Sears Roebuck building, while Major Chester L. Fordney, of stratosphere flight fame, looks on. The congressman and his family are on their way to California from Washington. He expressed the opinion that the Fair this year is even more colorful and picturesque than A Century of Progress last year, having seen both, and declared it a sight which no one should miss."
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