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.]
[A clown entertains children at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit.]
2. [A clown entertains children at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit.]
[Aerial view of the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
3. [Aerial view of the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
[An archeological exhibit representing a cross-section of artifacts found in a typical city garbage dump.
4. [An archeological exhibit representing a cross-section of artifacts found in a typical city garbage dump. The exhibit explains how archeologists can "read" the past of a given society by sifting through its trash.]

[An exhibit depicting the development and use of metallurgy, tools, and machines in human history being
5. [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.]
[Crowds gather to celebrate Edison Day at the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
6. [Crowds gather to celebrate Edison Day at the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
[Entrance to the Century of Progress Court of States exhibit.]
7. [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
8. [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.]

[Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
9. [Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. These figures are displaying costumes from Belgium and Austria.]
[Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
10. [Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. These figures are displaying costumes from Germany.]
[Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
11. [Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. These figures are displaying costumes from Greece and Italy.]
[Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
12. [Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. These figures are displaying costumes from Sweden and Switzerland.]

[General view of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
13. [General view of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
[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 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.]
[Italian painting exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
15. [Italian painting exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[Neanderthal woman posing at the 'World A Million Years Ago' exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
16. [Neanderthal woman posing at the 'World A Million Years Ago' exhibit at A Century of Progress.]

[Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured
17. [Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured a model of Mt. Kilallua volcano The architectural firm that produced the drawing was Loebl, Schlossman & Demuth, a Chicago-based business that went on to design the Water Tower Place (1976) and the Prudential Plaza (1990).]
[Photograph of the Century of Progress Spanish Village exhibit.]
18. [Photograph of the Century of Progress Spanish Village exhibit.]
[Security guards from A Century of Progress pose for a group photograph at the Enchanted Island exhibit.
19. [Security guards from A Century of Progress pose for a group photograph at the Enchanted Island exhibit. The photo is undated.]
[The American Can Company exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
20. [The American Can Company exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
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