University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century
1. [A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century of Progress Spanish Village.]
[A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century
2. [A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century of Progress Spanish Village.]
[A Chinese garden inside the Century of Progress Horticulture building. The photo is undated.]
3. [A Chinese garden inside the Century of Progress Horticulture building. The photo is undated.]
[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.]

[General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit
5. [General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit includes a stone lamp from ancient Babylonia; a crude saucer lamp from southern Europe; a bronze lamp from Rome; a Betty lamp used in colonial New England; a whale oil lamp likely used by an early Chicago family; Edison's first practical lamp; the "smallest lamp in the world," used for medical examination inside the human body; and the "largest lamp in the world," used for lighting airports, athletic fields, and in the motion picture industry.]
[Inside one of the log cabins at the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
6. [Inside one of the log cabins at the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
[Interior photo of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building. Note the interior architecture,
7. [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 Great Hall inside the Hall of Science.]
8. [Interior view of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science.]

[Romanesque courtyard at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [The picture was taken
9. [Romanesque courtyard at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [The picture was taken inside the building and shows the yard.]
[Unidentified man handling a frontier rifle inside a replica of a log cabin.]
10. [Unidentified man handling a frontier rifle inside a replica of a log cabin.]
[View of the one of the entrances to Old Fort Dearborn from the inside looking out.]
11. [View of the one of the entrances to Old Fort Dearborn from the inside looking out.]
[View of the one of the entrances to Old Fort Dearborn from the inside looking out.]
12. [View of the one of the entrances to Old Fort Dearborn from the inside looking out.]

[View of the one of the log cabins inside the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
13. [View of the one of the log cabins inside the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
"At Enchanted Island, the center of children's activities of A Century of Progress Exposition 1934, Chicago
14. "At Enchanted Island, the center of children's activities of A Century of Progress Exposition 1934, Chicago -- 'The Fireman's Fountain.' This fountain is the source of the pool within the tropical garden. The electrical display inside stimulates fire."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
15. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Three Abbott dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
16. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."

"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
17. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"North approach to the Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition,
18. "North approach to the Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition, which opens May 27th and continues until November 1st. The beautiful carillon tower rising above the Hall is equipped with mellow-toned chimes that send their music floating out over the grounds throughout the day and night. Inside the Hall of Science, Exposition visitors view dramatic action exhibits of industries closely related to the basic sciences. The building comprises superb examples of modern architecture. It is U-shaped with two arms reaching down to a sparkling lagoon, and enclosing a court of three acres. In the center of its upper terrace is a circular well, forming the base of a court colorful with pools, fountains and flower-gardens."
  
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