University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A Chinese garden inside the Century of Progress Horticulture building. The photo is undated.]
1. [A Chinese garden inside the Century of Progress Horticulture building. The photo is undated.]
[A crowd gathers to celebrate Danish Day at the courtyard of the Hall of Science. This photo is undated]
2. [A crowd gathers to celebrate Danish Day at the courtyard of the Hall of Science. This photo is undated]
[A delegation of the Dairyman's Association visiting the Century of Progress. This photo is undated.]
3. [A delegation of the Dairyman's Association visiting the Century of Progress. This photo is undated.]
[A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of a shipyard at A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
4. [A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of a shipyard at A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]

[A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of the Bessemer manufacturing process used to make steel. The photo
5. [A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of the Bessemer manufacturing process used to make steel. The photo is undated.]
[A model demonstrating the use of a Hoover vacuum cleaner. The photo is undated.]
6. [A model demonstrating the use of a Hoover vacuum cleaner. The photo is undated.]
[A photo of a horse-drawn carriage at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
7. [A photo of a horse-drawn carriage at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
[A U.S. Steel exhibit of a miniature railroad and viaduct made out of clay. The photo is undated.]
8. [A U.S. Steel exhibit of a miniature railroad and viaduct made out of clay. The photo is undated.]

[Assembled guests and dignitaries gather around a bust of Robert Koch, the late German physician who
9. [Assembled guests and dignitaries gather around a bust of Robert Koch, the late German physician who won the Nobel Prize for discovering the bacteria that caused tuberculosis. The photo is undated.]
[Cashiers from A Century of Progress pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
10. [Cashiers from A Century of Progress pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
[Century of Progress President Rufus C. Dawes signing papers with famed jazz musician Hal Kemp. The photo
11. [Century of Progress President Rufus C. Dawes signing papers with famed jazz musician Hal Kemp. The photo is undated.]
[Employees from the Century of Progress Mailing Room pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
12. [Employees from the Century of Progress Mailing Room pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]

[Employees from the Concessions Department pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
13. [Employees from the Concessions Department pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
[Employees from the Concessions Department pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
14. [Employees from the Concessions Department pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
[Employees from the Treasury division of the Century of Progress Comptroller's Department pose for a
15. [Employees from the Treasury division of the Century of Progress Comptroller's Department pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
[Interior photo of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building. Note the interior architecture,
16. [Interior photo of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building. Note the interior architecture, with the minimalist design and ornamentation.]

[Interior view of the Agricultural Building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress.
17. [Interior view of the Agricultural Building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The man in the photo is sawing blocks of wood.]
[Interior view of the Century of Progress Horticulture building. The photo is undated.]
18. [Interior view of the Century of Progress Horticulture building. The photo is undated.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
19. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion was designed to resemble a giant airplane to celebrate Italo Balbo's 1933 transatlantic flight that ended at the Century of Progress. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and one of Benito Mussolini's government officials. The front of the building sported a design that resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. The photo here shows the speaker's rostrum in the building's auditorium.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
20. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion was designed to resemble a giant airplane to celebrate Italo Balbo's 1933 transatlantic flight that ended at the Century of Progress. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and one of Benito Mussolini's government officials. The front of the building sported a design that resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. The photo here shows the transparent photographs of Mussolini's forum in Rome on display in the Pavilion's auditorium room.]
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