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 diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from
2. [A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from Jean Baptise Point DuSable, the first non-native settler in Chicago, in the 1780s and began a trading business with nearby Potawatomi Indians. Kinzie's wife, Eleanor, grew up among the Seneca as a captive.]
[A drawing of the S.S. Columbus, a German-built passenger ocean liner built in 1919. The Columbus was
3. [A drawing of the S.S. Columbus, a German-built passenger ocean liner built in 1919. The Columbus was eventually scuttled by captain and crew in 1939 after having been spotted by the British destroyer HMS Hyperion.]
[A jungle scene at the Animal Behavior and the Environment exhibit at the Century of Progress International
4. [A jungle scene at the Animal Behavior and the Environment exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Pictured here in the foreground is an alligator and a parrot.]

[A leopard sitting in a cage.]
5. [A leopard sitting in a cage.]
[A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a coal miner working in a
6. [A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a coal miner working in a mine shaft.]
[A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas
7. [A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas of model villages from Spain, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Mexico, Tunisia, and Morocco, among others. Each village was staffed by employees in costumes native to the country being represented. The model villages also featured entertainment, an arts and crafts demonstration, and indoor and outdoor dining.]
[A participant in the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century
8. [A participant in the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century of Progress International Exposition in 1934.]

[A photograph of Niagra Falls in the wintertime.]
9. [A photograph of Niagra Falls in the wintertime.]
[A procession of women in period costume carrying what appear to be bibles at the Century of Progress
10. [A procession of women in period costume carrying what appear to be bibles at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
[A promotional poster for A Century of Progress depicting a minstrel jazz show in Vaudevillian style.]
11. [A promotional poster for A Century of Progress depicting a minstrel jazz show in Vaudevillian style.]
[A replica of the United States Fort Dearborn, which was built on the banks of the Chicago River in 1803.]
12. [A replica of the United States Fort Dearborn, which was built on the banks of the Chicago River in 1803.]

[A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous
13. [A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous U.S. Civil War battle fought in 1861. The Battle of Bull Run was the first major battle of the Civil War. The two armies would face off again a year later in the Second Battle of Bull Run. The Union Army was defeated in both battles.]
[A view of the Hall of Science at night.] [I see a huge arrow pointing down.]
14. [A view of the Hall of Science at night.] [I see a huge arrow pointing down.]
[A View of the Skyride at night. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638
15. [A View of the Skyride at night. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[A View of the Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the
16. [A View of the Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]

[Aerial view of the Century of Progress in 1933.]
17. [Aerial view of the Century of Progress in 1933.]
[Aerial view of the Century of Progress. The Streets of Paris, one of the most popular exhibits at the
18. [Aerial view of the Century of Progress. The Streets of Paris, one of the most popular exhibits at the Fair, is in the foreground to the right.]
[Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
19. [Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
[Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
20. [Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
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