University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Figurines representing the national costumes of Czechoslovakia, Switzerland, Wales, Sweden, Bretagne
581. [Figurines representing the national costumes of Czechoslovakia, Switzerland, Wales, Sweden, Bretagne (France), Scotland, Bavaria (Germany), and Holland.]
[Fireworks display at night. The outline of the Century of Progress Skyride tower and cableway can be
582. [Fireworks display at night. The outline of the Century of Progress Skyride tower and cableway can be seen to the right of the fireworks. The Federal Building complex at Northerly Island is also seen here at the lower left of the photograph.]
"Five Polish girls selected to appear in the semi-finals of the Miss Century of Progress beauty contest
583. "Five Polish girls selected to appear in the semi-finals of the Miss Century of Progress beauty contest Saturday night: Helen Zadora, 11440 Stephenson, Loretta Gondek, 2135 Webster, Sylvia Lopacinski, 4457 South Sawyer, Irene Napientek, 3350 Diversy, Casmina Tryjefaczka, 4629 South Honore."
[Floor plan for the Century of Progress House of Tomorrow.]
584. [Floor plan for the Century of Progress House of Tomorrow.]

[Floor plan for the General House, Inc. exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
585. [Floor plan for the General House, Inc. exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Floor plan for the Masonite House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
586. [Floor plan for the Masonite House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Floor plan for the Rostone House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
587. [Floor plan for the Rostone House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Floor plan for the Stran-Steel House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
588. [Floor plan for the Stran-Steel House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Ford Building lit up at night at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
589. [Ford Building lit up at night at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
"Ford's 'Drama of Transportation' in New World's Fair. This is a conception by Hugh Ferriss of what the
590. "Ford's 'Drama of Transportation' in New World's Fair. This is a conception by Hugh Ferriss of what the interior of the great Ford Building will look like when A Century of Progress opens in Chicago May 26. In this building, 900 feet long, the major portion of a $1,500,000 exhibit, will be dramatized the story of the contributions of science, industry and agriculture to the modern automobile. Opposite the structure will be a free park with seats for concert and entertainment programs."
[Four pylon sculptures decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
591. [Four pylon sculptures decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
[Four pylon sculptures decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
592. [Four pylon sculptures decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]

"Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., son of the President, is an interested visitor at the International Business
593. "Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., son of the President, is an interested visitor at the International Business machines exhibit at the new World's Fair. He is shown here inspecting a report by the International Alphabetic Accounting machine. Left to Right: Donald E. Jackson, of Providence, R.I., Roosevelt's companion, F.L. Wesson, IBM representative, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., and P.J. McMahon, assistant manager of the exhibit."
"Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., son of the President, pays a visit to the International World Clock at the
594. "Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., son of the President, pays a visit to the International World Clock at the New World's Fair. Left to right: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr.; F.L. Wessen, International Business Machines representative, in which exhibit the clock is located; Donald E. Jackson of Providence R.I., companion of Franklin; and C.W. Hope, in charge of the exhibit."
"From left to right: Wallace Sample, Cyril Hill, Mrs. W.B. Wilson, Mrs. W.T. Hall, Mrs. D. Q. Wilson
595. "From left to right: Wallace Sample, Cyril Hill, Mrs. W.B. Wilson, Mrs. W.T. Hall, Mrs. D. Q. Wilson and D. Q. Wilson are shown in the exhibit of the Oriental Institute in the Hall of Social Science on Northerly Island at A Century of Progress. They are inspecting a mummy which is believed to date from the 7th century B.C. Portions of the mummy's wrappings have been cut away so that visitors to this popular exhibit may see the method used by the ancients in wrapping the mummies. The specimen is loaned by the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago."
"From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity
596. "From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity in home and industry presents this impressive appearance."

[Front facade of the Hall of Science at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
597. [Front facade of the Hall of Science at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Front facade of the Hall of Science at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
598. [Front facade of the Hall of Science at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
"G.F. Swift, President of Swift and Company, seated, signing a contract with Dr. Frederick A. Stock,
599. "G.F. Swift, President of Swift and Company, seated, signing a contract with Dr. Frederick A. Stock, conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. This contract will bring the free concerts of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to the World's Fair as an entertainment feature of Swift and Company's exhibit, beginning July 1st. Concert period will extend for 10 weeks."
[Garden leading up to the entrance of the Ford Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
600. [Garden leading up to the entrance of the Ford Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
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