University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A native American Indian poses for the photographer at the South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States,
1. [A native American Indian poses for the photographer at the South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A participant in the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century
2. [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 replica of the United States Fort Dearborn, which was built on the banks of the Chicago River in 1803.]
3. [A replica of the United States Fort Dearborn, which was built on the banks of the Chicago River in 1803.]
[Aerial view of the Court of States on Northerly Island.]
4. [Aerial view of the Court of States on Northerly Island.]

[Aerial view of the Federal Building and the Court of States on Northerly Island.]
5. [Aerial view of the Federal Building and the Court of States on Northerly Island.]
[An 1898 model automobile built by the Duryea Motor Wagon Company. Duryea began manufacturing automobiles
6. [An 1898 model automobile built by the Duryea Motor Wagon Company. Duryea began manufacturing automobiles in 1895 and was the first American company to build gasoline-powered vehicle in the United States.]
[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.]

[James Reed, former U.S. Senator from Missouri, giving a speech at the Century of Progress Court of States.
9. [James Reed, former U.S. Senator from Missouri, giving a speech at the Century of Progress Court of States. Reed, a Democratic Senator from 1911 to 1929, opposed probation and U.S. participation in the League of Nations.]
[James Reed, former U.S. Senator from Missouri, giving a speech at the Century of Progress Court of States.
10. [James Reed, former U.S. Senator from Missouri, giving a speech at the Century of Progress Court of States. Reed, a Democratic Senator from 1911 to 1929, opposed probation and U.S. participation in the League of Nations.]
[Participants at the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century
11. [Participants at the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century of Progress International Exposition in 1934.]
[Participants swimming in the National Athletic Union outdoor title racing carnival held at the Century
12. [Participants swimming in the National Athletic Union outdoor title racing carnival held at the Century of Progress Lagoon.]

[Portrait of Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-eighth President of the United States. To the left is a smaller
13. [Portrait of Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-eighth President of the United States. To the left is a smaller portrait of Harper's Weekly editor Colonel George Harvey, an early supporter of Wilson's candidacy for U.S. President. To the right is Colonel Henry Watterson, the renowned editor of the Louisville Courier Journal. The caption below notes that Colonel Watterson was outraged over Wilson's decision to politically distance his presidential campaign from Colonel Harvey and Harper's Weekly. Wilson believed that Colonel Harvey's Wall Street connections would turn off voters in the general election.]
[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
14. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]
[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
15. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]
[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
16. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]

[The South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
17. [The South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
"A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host
18. "A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host Building. In this building, Illinois plays host to other states and dignitaries are entertained."
"A sprightly revue of singing, tumbling, and dancing of every type and description was presented last
19. "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."
"Alexander Antonovitch Troyanovsky (right), ambassador of the U.S.S.R. to the United States, reviews
20. "Alexander Antonovitch Troyanovsky (right), ambassador of the U.S.S.R. to the United States, reviews the troops who greeted him at the World's Fair Friday (July 13) with Capt. James Brown (left) and Col. Morris Keck of Camp Roosevelt. The Soviet ambassador was the guest of Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Fair, at a luncheon given in the directors' room in the Federal building."
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