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 water gate entrance to the Electrical Group exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
1. [A view of the water gate entrance to the Electrical Group exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
[Aerial view of the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
2. [Aerial view of the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
[An interior view of the reception room inside the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]
3. [An interior view of the reception room inside the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]
[Crowds gather to celebrate Edison Day at the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
4. [Crowds gather to celebrate Edison Day at the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress.]

[Electrical Group exhibition building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
5. [Electrical Group exhibition building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Entrance to the Century of Progress Court of States exhibit.]
6. [Entrance to the Century of Progress Court of States exhibit.]
[Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The
7. [Exterior view 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.]
[Floor plan for the General House, Inc. exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
8. [Floor plan for the General House, Inc. exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Floor plan for the Masonite House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
9. [Floor plan for the Masonite House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Floor plan for the Rostone House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
10. [Floor plan for the Rostone House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Floor plan for the Stran-Steel House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
11. [Floor plan for the Stran-Steel House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit
12. [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.]

[General Electric House of Magic Exhibit.]
13. [General Electric House of Magic Exhibit.]
[General view of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
14. [General view of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
[Inside one of the log cabins at the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
15. [Inside one of the log cabins at the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
16. [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 transatlantic flight that ended at the Century of Progress in 1933. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and a minister in Benito Mussolini's government. 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. Seen here is the land reclamation exhibit located in the north wing of the Pavilion.]

[Oblique view of the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress.]
17. [Oblique view of the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress.]
[One of the entrances to the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
18. [One of the entrances to the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
[One of the entrances to the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
19. [One of the entrances to the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
[One of the main entrances to the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
20. [One of the main entrances to the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
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