University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Photograph of an unidentified baby.]
381. [Photograph of an unidentified baby.]
[Photograph of an unidentified baby.]
382. [Photograph of an unidentified baby.]
[Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
383. [Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
384. [Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Photograph of ostriches in a yard.]
385. [Photograph of ostriches in a yard.]
[Photograph of the Century of Progress Spanish Village exhibit.]
386. [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
387. [Photograph of two men standing on the construction site where the Sky Ride was to be built for the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[Picture of a neo-classical Vaudeville sign the last half of an unnamed program will take place next
388. [Picture of a neo-classical Vaudeville sign the last half of an unnamed program will take place next week. The Century of Progress' best-known vaudeville act was burlesque dancer Sally Rand, who thrilled audiences with her fan dance at the Streets of Paris exhibition.]

[Picture of an angel looking over two small children playing near the edge of a cliff.]
389. [Picture of an angel looking over two small children playing near the edge of a cliff.]
[Picture of an unidentified couple embracing with purple irises encircling them.]
390. [Picture of an unidentified couple embracing with purple irises encircling them.]
[Portrait of Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the exposition.]
391. [Portrait of Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the exposition.]
[Portrait of Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-eighth President of the United States. To the left is a smaller
392. [Portrait of Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-eighth President of the United States. To the left is a smaller portrait of Harper's Weekly editor Colonel George Harvey, an early supporter of Wilson's candidacy for U.S. President. To the right is Colonel Henry Watterson, the renowned editor of the Louisville Courier Journal. The caption below notes that Colonel Watterson was outraged over Wilson's decision to politically distance his presidential campaign from Colonel Harvey and Harper's Weekly. Wilson believed that Colonel Harvey's Wall Street connections would turn off voters in the general election.]

[Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening
393. [Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening experiment with his son. In 1752, Franklin flew a kite with a metal key attached during a thunderstorm to prove that lightening was made of electricity. Although European scientists were already conducting similar experiments with electricity, Franklin is credited as the first one to propose using a metal rod or some other conductor to draw off electricity from lightening. Franklin's scientific achievements won him the admiration of Enlightenment intellectuals in Europe and North America and secured his reputation as a leading scientist.]
[Postcard of Bedouins in the desert, probably distributed at A Century of Progress to promote its Tunisian
394. [Postcard of Bedouins in the desert, probably distributed at A Century of Progress to promote its Tunisian Village exhibit. Tunisian Village reproduced the old city of Tunis in North Africa.]
[Pottery artist working at the Century of Progress Mexican Village.]
395. [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
396. [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.]

[Promotion of the 1913 American silent film, "The Battle of Gettysburg." The film is now presumed to
397. [Promotion of the 1913 American silent film, "The Battle of Gettysburg." The film is now presumed to be lost. Only a fraction of the silent films from the early 20th century have survived into the present day.]
[Revelers in alpine costume at the Century of Progress Swiss Village or the Black Forest Village exhibit.]
398. [Revelers in alpine costume at the Century of Progress Swiss Village or the Black Forest Village exhibit.]
[Romanesque courtyard at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [The picture was taken
399. [Romanesque courtyard at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [The picture was taken inside the building and shows the yard.]
[Sculptor Wilber Freece created this small statuette of a cowboy riding a bucking bronco from beef suet
400. [Sculptor Wilber Freece created this small statuette of a cowboy riding a bucking bronco from beef suet and rinds.]
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