University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (5)
1933 (2)
1932 (1)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (3)
Museum of Science and ... (1)

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7.25x9.5 (2)
9.25x12 (2)
7.25x9.25 (1)
9.25x7.5 (1)
9.5x7.5 (1)

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[A close up view of one of the entrances of the Electrical Group building at A Century of Progress International
1. [A close up view of one of the entrances of the Electrical Group building at A Century of Progress International Exposition in early 1933, a few months before the opening of Fair.]
[A close-up view of the stairway leading up to the Hall of Science Tower.]
2. [A close-up view of the stairway leading up to the Hall of Science Tower.]
[Ford Building lit up at night at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
3. [Ford Building lit up at night at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Garden leading up to the entrance of the Ford Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
4. [Garden leading up to the entrance of the Ford Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
5. [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 stairway leading up to the Pavilion's auditorium.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
6. [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 one of the stairways leading up to the Pavilion's auditorium room.]
[Looking up the Carillon Tower of the Hall of Science.]
7. [Looking up the Carillon Tower of the Hall of Science.]
"When light beams from the star Arcturus were picked up by photoelectric tubes at four observatories,
8. "When light beams from the star Arcturus were picked up by photoelectric tubes at four observatories, signals flashed on this display board on the rostrum of the Hall of Science to the show the audience how the official lighting of A Century of Progress was accomplished."

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