University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A model ship being built for one of the exhibits at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
1. [A model ship being built for one of the exhibits at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[Diorama showing a typical adobe house that Pueblo Indians built more than 1,000 years ago in the Taos,
2. [Diorama showing a typical adobe house that Pueblo Indians built more than 1,000 years ago in the Taos, New Mexico area.]
[One of the first steam locomotives to run on rails, built by inventor Colonel John Stevens, on display
3. [One of the first steam locomotives to run on rails, built by inventor Colonel John Stevens, on display at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The prototype locomotive on display here contained a boiler steam propulsion system attached to a wagon.]
[Photograph of two men standing on the construction site where the Sky Ride was to be built for the Century
4. [Photograph of two men standing on the construction site where the Sky Ride was to be built for the Century of Progress International Exposition.]

[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
5. [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.]
"Paul Revere's House for Colonial Village of New World's Fair. This faithful reproduction of the oldest
6. "Paul Revere's House for Colonial Village of New World's Fair. This faithful reproduction of the oldest house in Boston, built some time between 1650 and 1680, is rising side by side with Old North Church, Mount Vernon, Benjamin Franklin's printing shop and scores of other buildings famed for hundreds of years in American history. The Colonial Village will be seen on the Fair's street of foreign villages when the exposition opens May 26."
"The grand-daddy of all Plymouth cars meets its latest descendant at the Chicago World's Fair test track
7. "The grand-daddy of all Plymouth cars meets its latest descendant at the Chicago World's Fair test track of the Chrysler corporation as Mrs. Ethel Miller of Turlock, California, turns in the first Plymouth ever built and in return receives title to the one millionth car from J.B. Wagstaff, director of advertising for the company. City and Fair officials welcomed Mrs. Miller at ceremony held yesterday (Saturday) at the Fair. Left to Right are Jeffrey A. O'Connor, Chicago commissioner of public service, Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress, Mrs. Miller, Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the Fair, George Kennedy, deputy commissioner, and J.B. Wagstaff."
"This barn was built in 1863 by Henry Ford's father, and was brought to A Century of Progress to illustrate
8. "This barn was built in 1863 by Henry Ford's father, and was brought to A Century of Progress to illustrate the Ford theory that the farmer can increase his income by processing crops for industrial use. The barn is equipped with machinery which extracts oil from soybeans."

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