University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A machine operator working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
1. [A machine operator working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
[Agricultural building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress.]
2. [Agricultural building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress.]
[Agricultural building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress.]
3. [Agricultural building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress.]
[An interior view of the reception room inside the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]
4. [An interior view of the reception room inside the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]

[Close-up view of the Skyride with the Hall of Science in the foreground. Also visible on the upper right
5. [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.]
[Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The
6. [Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science building from the northwest.]
7. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science building from the northwest.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science building from the northwest.]
8. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science building from the northwest.]

[Exterior view of the northern facade of the Hall of Science building.]
9. [Exterior view of the northern facade of the Hall of Science building.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride
10. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride
11. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Interior view of the Agricultural Building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress.
12. [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.]

[Machine operators working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
13. [Machine operators working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century
14. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]
[Photograph of two men standing on the construction site where the Sky Ride was to be built for the Century
15. [Photograph of two men standing on the construction site where the Sky Ride was to be built for the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[The central stairway to the Century of Progress Federal Building on Northerly Island. The Federal Building
16. [The central stairway to the Century of Progress Federal Building on Northerly Island. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.]

[The National Cash Register Company exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress.]
17. [The National Cash Register Company exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress.]
[View of the Century of Progress "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]
18. [View of the Century of Progress "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]
[View of the Century of Progress "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]
19. [View of the Century of Progress "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]
[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
20. [View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair. Enchanted Island was built between the lagoon and Lake Michigan, and included a mountainside slide, a fairy castle, a mechanical zoo, a miniature railroad, and a theater, among other exhibits. This photo was taken in January of 1933.]
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