University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A view of the Home Planning Hall in January of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
1. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in January of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
2. [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.]
"The Chrysler Motors compound."
3. "The Chrysler Motors compound."
"W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over
4. "W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over a grid-glow tube caused the lights of the Electrical Group of Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition -- to burst forth in brilliant radiance. This operation was one of the features of the official dedication of this group on October 12. From left to right: Dr. Louis L. Mann, who gave the invocation, President Rufus C. Dawes of A Century of Progress Exposition, B.E. Sunny, a trustee of the Exposition and former chairman of the board of the Illinois Bell Telephone Company who delivered the address of dedication, and Mr. Batchelder who presided at the ceremony."

Architect's study of façade of portal in proposed Hall of States at Chicago's 1933 Century of Progress
5. Architect's study of façade of portal in proposed Hall of States at Chicago's 1933 Century of Progress Exposition. Each state and territory was to be represented by its own portal that led to its own particular exhibit.
Century of Progress aerial photograph by the Chicago Ariel Survey Company.
6. Century of Progress aerial photograph by the Chicago Ariel Survey Company.
Panoramic representation of the exhibition buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
7. Panoramic representation of the exhibition buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933.
 

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