University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a Bessemer converter used
1. [A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a Bessemer converter used to mass-produce steel from molten pig iron.]
[A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a Bessemer converter used
2. [A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a Bessemer converter used to mass-produce steel from molten pig iron.]
[A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a coal miner working in a
3. [A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a coal miner working in a mine shaft.]
[A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a the workshop floor of a
4. [A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a the workshop floor of a factory.]

[A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a the workshop floor of a
5. [A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a the workshop floor of a factory.]
[A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous
6. [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.]
[General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit
7. [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.]
[Motion picture on-screen announcement of intermission.]
8. [Motion picture on-screen announcement of intermission.]

[Picture of a neo-classical Vaudeville sign the last half of an unnamed program will take place next
9. [Picture of a neo-classical Vaudeville sign the last half of an unnamed program will take place next week. The Century of Progress' best-known vaudeville act was burlesque dancer Sally Rand, who thrilled audiences with her fan dance at the Streets of Paris exhibition.]
[Picture of an angel looking over two small children playing near the edge of a cliff.]
10. [Picture of an angel looking over two small children playing near the edge of a cliff.]
[Picture of an unidentified couple embracing with purple irises encircling them.]
11. [Picture of an unidentified couple embracing with purple irises encircling them.]
[Romanesque courtyard at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [The picture was taken
12. [Romanesque courtyard at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [The picture was taken inside the building and shows the yard.]

"A sprightly revue of singing, tumbling, and dancing of every type and description was presented last
13. "A sprightly revue of singing, tumbling, and dancing of every type and description was presented last night (Tuesday) in the Court of States at the World's Fair by the parks and playgrounds of Chicago. The above picture shows a part of the cast of the revue after their highly successful performance."
"After approving a $22,500,000 loan for the payment of back salaries to Chicago school teachers, Jesse
14. "After approving a $22,500,000 loan for the payment of back salaries to Chicago school teachers, Jesse H. Jones, chairman of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, and Mrs. Jones visited the World's Fair, accompanied by Mrs. Woodrow Wilson. The picture taken at the Country Club shows, left to right, Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Walter J. Cummings, Mr. Jones, and Mrs. Wilson."
"Amid all the glamour and excitement of a Hollywood premiere, the first international preview of a motion
15. "Amid all the glamour and excitement of a Hollywood premiere, the first international preview of a motion picture was held in the Lagoon theater at the World's Fair. the above picture shows a part of the crowd who witnessed the first showing of 'Our Daily Bread,' King Vidor's latest picture based on the back-to-the-land movement."
"As a reward for their efforts in a citizenship contest conducted by the board of education and the city
16. "As a reward for their efforts in a citizenship contest conducted by the board of education and the city parks and playgrounds, these boys were assigned to executive positions at the World's Fair today (Thursday, August 23) as part of the North Side Day program at the Fair. The young executives, front row, left to right, are: Louis Miniscalco, 15, as secretary; Chester Andrezak, 17, chief of the events division; Floyd Jacobson, 15, director of exhibits; Herman Loper, 14, director of foreign and federal participation; Bernard Galivan, 15, director of promotion and publicity; and Carl Marziana, 17, assistant to the general manager. Back row, left to right, Lawrence Hatton, 17, director of concessions; Charles Felice, 15, chief of the protocol; Anthony Graziano, 17, legal counsel; LeGrand Malany, 16, assistant to the general manager, and John Maheras, 14, general manager. Don Schmidt, 16, was so busy carrying on as president of the Exposition, and Joseph Wirt, 16, chief of public protection, was so busy making arrangements to meet Ed Wynn, that neither had time to pose for the picture."

"Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their
17. "Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their favorite events on the program of the National A.A.U. outdoor title racing carnival in the World's Fair Lagoon, scheduled for July 6, 7, and 8. One of the greatest fields ever assembled will compete in the eleven titular events carded. Picture here, from top to bottom, are Leonard Spence, of the New York A.C., Ralph Flanagan, of the Greater Miami A.A., and Jack Medica, of the Washington A.C., Seattle. Leonard Spence is the National A.A.U. breastroke world's record holder at 220 yards and 440 yards champion in this style. Flanagan holds the American mark for one mile, 21 minutes, 12 1/5 seconds. Medica boasts the world's record, 10 minutes 15.4 seconds for 880 yards, free style."
"Humans may like pie eating contests but monkeys prefer bananas in the raw if you don't mind, as you
18. "Humans may like pie eating contests but monkeys prefer bananas in the raw if you don't mind, as you may readily see by this picture, which was snapped yesterday during the height of the World's Fair Monkey Banana Pie Eating Contest staged at the Frank Buck show on Northerly Island. A real monkey riot was precipitated shortly after this picture was taken by a gentleman who came to the show with a dozen real bananas."
"Interior of the Circle, Hall of Science Building. An interesting view of the interior of the circle
19. "Interior of the Circle, Hall of Science Building. An interesting view of the interior of the circle at the main entrance of the Hall of Science. This is a most decorative spot and the lighting lends itself to the picture."
"Light and lighting present an interesting picture of progress in the incandescent lamp section of the
20. "Light and lighting present an interesting picture of progress in the incandescent lamp section of the General Electric Company exhibit at A Century of Progress."
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