University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"8 of the 14 huge pillars covered with murals depicting the story of the electrical industry. These pillars
1. "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."
[A 1933 promotional poster for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
2. [A 1933 promotional poster for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers
3. [A Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers and farmers. The soldiers are holding swords and wearing plumed hats, while the two farmers off to the right are carrying staffs and wearing bulkier clothing.]
[A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of
4. [A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of 1932.]

[A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of
5. [A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of 1932.]
[A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century
6. [A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century of Progress Spanish Village.]
[A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century
7. [A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century of Progress Spanish Village.]
[A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths,
8. [A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths, immigration, and emigration is calculated. The map estimated a net gain of one person every 37 seconds, with a U.S. population reaching just over 125,550,000 people.]

"A Century of Progress Exposition closing ceremony, October 31, 1934 - Midnight. Taps and lowering of
9. "A Century of Progress Exposition closing ceremony, October 31, 1934 - Midnight. Taps and lowering of flag by Mr. Rufus C. Dawes, President, and Major Lenox R. Lohr, General Manager."
[A Century of Progress promotional poster featuring the "I will" maiden beckoning fairgoers to attend
10. [A Century of Progress promotional poster featuring the "I will" maiden beckoning fairgoers to attend Chicago's centenary celebration.]
[A Century of Progress rubber boat in 1932.]
11. [A Century of Progress rubber boat in 1932.]
"A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host
12. "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 Chinese garden inside the Century of Progress Horticulture building. The photo is undated.]
13. [A Chinese garden inside the Century of Progress Horticulture building. The photo is undated.]
[A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden,
14. [A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden,
15. [A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A close up view of one of the entrances of the Electrical Group building at A Century of Progress International
16. [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 northeast corner of the Hall of Science.]
17. [A close-up view of the northeast corner of the Hall of Science.]
[A close-up view of the stairway leading up to the Hall of Science Tower.]
18. [A close-up view of the stairway leading up to the Hall of Science Tower.]
[A clown entertains children at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit.]
19. [A clown entertains children at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit.]
"A complete air conditioning system for a home of moderate size is shown in this sectional setting in
20. "A complete air conditioning system for a home of moderate size is shown in this sectional setting in the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress in Chicago."
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