University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
161. [Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The Century of Progress showcased the artistic, cultural, and scientific achievements of Czechoslovakia, then a newly independent country that had won its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the end of World War One. Anton Cermak, mayor of Chicago from 1931 until his assassination in 1933, just a few months prior to the Century of Progress grand opening, was a Czech immigrant from Bohemia.]
[Participants at the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century
162. [Participants at the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century of Progress International Exposition in 1934.]
[Participants in A Century of Progress Norwegian Promotion Day.]
163. [Participants in A Century of Progress Norwegian Promotion Day.]
[Participants in the 'Parade of the Masques,' which was held on the Boardwalk of the Midway.]
164. [Participants in the 'Parade of the Masques,' which was held on the Boardwalk of the Midway.]

[Participants swimming in the National Athletic Union outdoor title racing carnival held at the Century
165. [Participants swimming in the National Athletic Union outdoor title racing carnival held at the Century of Progress Lagoon.]
[Patrons at the Century of Progress Foreign Villages exhibit, ca. 1933-1934.]
166. [Patrons at the Century of Progress Foreign Villages exhibit, ca. 1933-1934.]
[Patrons walk through the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.
167. [Patrons walk through the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit. The exhibition was intended to recreate a German hamlet in the Black Forest during wintertime.]
[Patrons walk through the Swiss Village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition. Three
168. [Patrons walk through the Swiss Village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition. Three nuns are waking to the left.] ["The statue is in the middle of town where people come to shop on the weekend."]

[Patrons watch ice skating at the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages"
169. [Patrons watch ice skating at the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.]
[Peggy Klein of Ottawa, IL, the six millionth visitor at Swift's bridge, and William McAvoy, of Rochester,
170. [Peggy Klein of Ottawa, IL, the six millionth visitor at Swift's bridge, and William McAvoy, of Rochester, NY, the nine millionth visitor to A Century of Progress, holding their prize gifts at a reception held in their honor at Swift's Restaurant.]
[Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured
171. [Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured a model of Mt. Kilallua volcano The architectural firm that produced the drawing was Loebl, Schlossman & Demuth, a Chicago-based business that went on to design the Water Tower Place (1976) and the Prudential Plaza (1990).]
[Photo of collection of newspaper clippings demonstrating the extent of press coverage of A Century of
172. [Photo of collection of newspaper clippings demonstrating the extent of press coverage of A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Photo of general manager Lenox R. Lohr dining with other invited guests at a luncheon. Lohr is seated
173. [Photo of general manager Lenox R. Lohr dining with other invited guests at a luncheon. Lohr is seated at the far end of the table in the center.]
[Photo of initial construction work for one the exhibition buildings for A Century of Progress International
174. [Photo of initial construction work for one the exhibition buildings for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[Photo of the Midway and the Ferris wheel at the Century of Progress.]
175. [Photo of the Midway and the Ferris wheel at the Century of Progress.]
[Photograph of a batter playing in softball game between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit
176. [Photograph of a batter playing in softball game between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra won the game 18-17 when Dan Seidenberg, a cellist with the CSO, hit a tie-breaking home run in the seventh inning. Both orchestras performed at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Photograph of the Century of Progress Spanish Village exhibit.]
177. [Photograph of the Century of Progress Spanish Village exhibit.]
[Photograph of two men standing on the construction site where the Sky Ride was to be built for the Century
178. [Photograph of two men standing on the construction site where the Sky Ride was to be built for the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[Pottery artist working at the Century of Progress Mexican Village.]
179. [Pottery artist working at the Century of Progress Mexican Village.]
[Promoters used the star Arcturus to ceremoniously open A Century of Progress in 1933. It was believed
180. [Promoters used the star Arcturus to ceremoniously open A Century of Progress in 1933. It was believed that the light of Arcturus took 40 years to reach the Earth, and this fact was used as a way to connect the Century of Progress with Chicago's earlier world fair in 1893.]
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