University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths,
1. [A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths, immigration, and emigration is calculated. The map estimated a net gain of one person every 37 seconds, with a U.S. population reaching just over 125,550,000 people.]
[An exhibit depicting the development and use of metallurgy, tools, and machines in human history being
2. [An exhibit depicting the development and use of metallurgy, tools, and machines in human history being constructed for display at one of the Fair's prehistoric exhibits.]
[Construction of large wooden figures for the Enchanted Island exhibit at the Century of Progress International
3. [Construction of large wooden figures for the Enchanted Island exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exhibition. Photo was taken in April of 1933, one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Construction of one of the amusement rides at the Enchanted Island exhibit one month before the grand
4. [Construction of one of the amusement rides at the Enchanted Island exhibit one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]

[Construction of the Enchanted Island painting theater one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]
5. [Construction of the Enchanted Island painting theater one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Construction of the Enchanted Island painting theater one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]
6. [Construction of the Enchanted Island painting theater one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Construction of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The
7. [Construction 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. One of the two towers of the Century of Progress Skyride can be seen to the right of the Federal Building.]
[Construction of the Radio Flyer display for the Enchanted Island exhibit at the Century of Progress
8. [Construction of the Radio Flyer display for the Enchanted Island exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exhibition. Photo was taken in April of 1933, one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]

[Exterior view of the Magic Mountain exhibit at Enchanted Island one month before the grand opening of
9. [Exterior view of the Magic Mountain exhibit at Enchanted Island one month before the grand opening of A Century of Progress.]
[General view of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction, one month before the grand opening
10. [General view of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction, one month before the grand opening of the Century of Progress.]
[Ground-level view of the Radio Flyer display at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit. Photo
11. [Ground-level view of the Radio Flyer display at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit. Photo was taken in May of 1933, just one week before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of
12. [Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in April of 1933, just one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]

[Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of
13. [Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in April of 1933, just one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
14. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion was designed to resemble a giant airplane to celebrate Italo Balbo's 1933 transatlantic flight that ended at the Century of Progress. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and one of Benito Mussolini's government officials. The front of the building sported a design that resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. The photo here shows the transparent photographs of Mussolini's forum in Rome on display in the Pavilion's auditorium room.]
[One of the bathrooms inside the Hall of Science building.]
15. [One of the bathrooms inside the Hall of Science building.]
[One of the bathrooms inside the Hall of Science building.]
16. [One of the bathrooms inside the Hall of Science building.]

[One of the exhibits at A Century of Progress depicting a modest homestead in the tropics.]
17. [One of the exhibits at A Century of Progress depicting a modest homestead in the tropics.]
[One of the model home exhibits at A Century of Progress.]
18. [One of the model home exhibits at A Century of Progress.]
[One of the toilets inside the Hall of Science bathroom.]
19. [One of the toilets inside the Hall of Science bathroom.]
[The Johnson Motor and Boat exhibit. On display here was one of the company's latest designs of boats.]
20. [The Johnson Motor and Boat exhibit. On display here was one of the company's latest designs of boats.]
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