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 speaker's rostrum from above, located along the eastern facade of the Hall of Science.
1. [A view of the speaker's rostrum from above, located along the eastern facade of the Hall of Science. The photo was taken while the building was under construction in January of 1932.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
2. [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.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
3. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's giant airplane design celebrated Italo Balbo's transatlantic flight to 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 also 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 Italian State Tourist Information Office located in the Pavilion's auditorium room.]
[Oblique view of the upper porch located along the northern facade of the Hall of Science building.]
4. [Oblique view of the upper porch located along the northern facade of the Hall of Science building.]

[Oblique view of the upper porch located along the northern facade of the Hall of Science building.]
5. [Oblique view of the upper porch located along the northern facade of the Hall of Science building.]
[Oblique view of the upper porch located along the northern facade of the Hall of Science building.]
6. [Oblique view of the upper porch located along the northern facade of the Hall of Science building.]
[Oblique view of the upper porch located along the northern facade of the Hall of Science building.]
7. [Oblique view of the upper porch located along the northern facade of the Hall of Science building.]
[Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city
8. [Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city located in present-day Yucatán, Mexico.]

[Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city
9. [Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city located in present-day Yucatán, Mexico.]
[Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city
10. [Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city located in present-day Yucatán, Mexico.]
[Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city
11. [Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city located in present-day Yucatán, Mexico.]
[Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city
12. [Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city located in present-day Yucatán, Mexico.]

[Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city
13. [Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city located in present-day Yucatán, Mexico.]
"8 of the 14 huge pillars covered with murals depicting the story of the electrical industry. These pillars
14. "8 of the 14 huge pillars covered with murals depicting the story of the electrical industry. These pillars are located above the General Electric 'House of Magic' (at lower left), and extend along the entire length of the balcony over the exhibit. At a Century of Progress Exhibition, Chicago, Ill."
"Above the 'House of Magic,' in which General Electric presents demonstrations of spectacular research
15. "Above the 'House of Magic,' in which General Electric presents demonstrations of spectacular research laboratory developments, and extending along the entire length of a balcony over the exhibit space is a series of thirteen huge pillars covered with murals which depict the story of the electrical industry. A lounge is located on the roof of the House of Magic."
"Sarah Ann McCabe, pretty NBC radio star, waves at her public from the model of the 70 story-story RCA
16. "Sarah Ann McCabe, pretty NBC radio star, waves at her public from the model of the 70 story-story RCA building in Rockefeller Center, New York City, headquarters of the NBC. The model, located in the Hall of Social Science at the World's Fair, is lighted by an artificial sun when a visitor steps on the 'radio carpet' surrounding it."

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