University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large
1. [Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large white building in the background is the Field Museum.]
[View of the Avenue of Flags from across the Century of Progress lagoon. In the background can be seen
2. [View of the Avenue of Flags from across the Century of Progress lagoon. In the background can be seen the Sears Roebuck and Co. exhibit.]
"Marco Polo at the court of the Chan of China bringing merchandise from Venice. Black, gold, and red
3. "Marco Polo at the court of the Chan of China bringing merchandise from Venice. Black, gold, and red are the dominating colors of the background. The blue and yellow robe of the Chan is a copy from an old Chinese dress at the Berlin Museum."
"Striking in color and architecture and with an attractive Sky Ride studded background, the Italian building
4. "Striking in color and architecture and with an attractive Sky Ride studded background, the Italian building at A Century of Progress was the subject for this interesting miniature camera study by William Burton Larsen, 7208 Ridge Boulevard, Chicago. This is one of the 49 beautiful pictures hung out of the 360 entries in the recent contest sponsored at the Hall of Photography by the Miniature Camera Club of Chicago."

"This display of radio sets, with a background symbolizing radio around the world, in the General Electric
5. "This display of radio sets, with a background symbolizing radio around the world, in the General Electric exhibit, is attracting much attention at the Century of Progress."
"Within the great court of the Hall of Science, where the wonders of scientific progress are revealed
6. "Within the great court of the Hall of Science, where the wonders of scientific progress are revealed at A Century of Progress, Chicago's 1933 World's Fair. At the extreme left is shown the rostrum from which speakers address multitudes gathered for gala occasions. In the background appear the tops of the twelve pylons which, arranged in a semi-circle, from the north facade of this structure."
Panoramic view of Abraham Lincoln complex at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.
7. Panoramic view of Abraham Lincoln complex at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The exhibit includes reproductions of Lincoln's birthplace, his early home in Indiana, the Lincoln-Berry store, where he clerked, and the Wigwam where he was nominated for the U.S. presidency. The building at the far left is a reproduction of the Rutledge Tavern where Lincoln met and courted Anne Rutledge. Lake Michigan is seen in the background.
 

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