University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from
1. [A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from Jean Baptise Point DuSable, the first non-native settler in Chicago, in the 1780s and began a trading business with nearby Potawatomi Indians. Kinzie's wife, Eleanor, grew up among the Seneca as a captive.]
[A large crowd awaits to hear Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano
2. [A large crowd awaits to hear Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, give an address before the Century of Progress Court of Honor, Hall of Science. Mrs. Roosevelt's speech that day was addressed to the women of the nation.]
[A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous
3. [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.]
[An 1898 model automobile built by the Duryea Motor Wagon Company. Duryea began manufacturing automobiles
4. [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.]

[Eleanor Roosevelt, the First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, visits the Century
5. [Eleanor Roosevelt, the First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, visits the Century of Progress in July of 1934. Here she is seen in front of a NBC radio microphone. ]
[Exterior view of the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate
6. [Exterior view of the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate Marshall Field, the Field Museum was first incorporated as the "Columbian Museum of Chicago" shortly after the close of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.]
[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.]
[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, speaks to honored
8. [Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, speaks to honored guests and the press at the Century of Progress International Exposition in July of 1934.]

[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, speaks to honored
9. [Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, speaks to honored guests at the Century of Progress International Exposition in July of 1934.]
[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, speaks to honored
10. [Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, speaks to honored guests at the Century of Progress International Exposition in July of 1934.]
[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, speaks to honored
11. [Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, speaks to honored guests at the Century of Progress International Exposition in July of 1934.]
[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, tours the Century
12. [Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, tours the Century of Progress International Exposition in July of 1934.]

[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, tours the Century
13. [Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, tours the Century of Progress International Exposition in July of 1934.]
[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, tours the Century
14. [Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, tours the Century of Progress International Exposition in July of 1934.]
[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, tours the Century
15. [Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, tours the Century of Progress International Exposition in July of 1934.]
[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, tours the Century
16. [Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, tours the Century of Progress International Exposition in July of 1934.]

[Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, first lady of the land, renewed an old acquaintanceship when she visited
17. [Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, first lady of the land, renewed an old acquaintanceship when she visited 'Slim' Williams, pilot of the dog team which made the famous dash from Copper Center, Alaska to A Century of Progress last year, during her recent visit to the World's Fair.]
[One of the first steam locomotives to run on rails, built by inventor Colonel John Stevens, on display
18. [One of the first steam locomotives to run on rails, built by inventor Colonel John Stevens, on display at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The prototype locomotive on display here contained a boiler steam propulsion system attached to a wagon.]
[Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening
19. [Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening experiment with his son. In 1752, Franklin flew a kite with a metal key attached during a thunderstorm to prove that lightening was made of electricity. Although European scientists were already conducting similar experiments with electricity, Franklin is credited as the first one to propose using a metal rod or some other conductor to draw off electricity from lightening. Franklin's scientific achievements won him the admiration of Enlightenment intellectuals in Europe and North America and secured his reputation as a leading scientist.]
[The mosque float, which won first place at the Venetian Carnival, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at
20. [The mosque float, which won first place at the Venetian Carnival, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1934.]
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