University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (4)

Date
ca. 1933-1934 (4)
1934 (1)
1933 (1)

Format
9.5x7.5 (2)
2.75x2 (1)
6.25x9.25 (1)
7.25x9.5 (1)
9.25x12 (1)

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[A side exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition at A Century of Progress. The sculpture adorning
1. [A side exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition at A Century of Progress. The sculpture adorning the Southeast facade was entitled "Stellar Energy" and was dedicated to light, "the beginning of everything."]
[Exterior view of a side stairway entrance to the Electrical Group building before the grand opening
2. [Exterior view of a side stairway entrance to the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair, 1933.]
[Exterior view of the side of the Century of Progress Agricultural Building during construction.]
3. [Exterior view of the side of the Century of Progress Agricultural Building during construction.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
4. [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 north side of the Pavilion's auditorium room.]

"Paul Revere's House for Colonial Village of New World's Fair. This faithful reproduction of the oldest
5. "Paul Revere's House for Colonial Village of New World's Fair. This faithful reproduction of the oldest house in Boston, built some time between 1650 and 1680, is rising side by side with Old North Church, Mount Vernon, Benjamin Franklin's printing shop and scores of other buildings famed for hundreds of years in American history. The Colonial Village will be seen on the Fair's street of foreign villages when the exposition opens May 26."
Model for Swift and Company's exhibit at the 1934 Century of Progress showing the water theater, "floating"
6. Model for Swift and Company's exhibit at the 1934 Century of Progress showing the water theater, "floating" stage, terraces, restaurants, and general details of the unique design. The major portion was to be built over the lagoon from the north side of the twenty-third street bridge, which would be dubbed the "Swift Bridge of Service."
  

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