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 mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a Bessemer converter used
2. [A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a Bessemer converter used to mass-produce steel from molten pig iron.]
[A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a Bessemer converter used
3. [A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a Bessemer converter used to mass-produce steel from molten pig iron.]
[A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas
4. [A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas of model villages from Spain, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Mexico, Tunisia, and Morocco, among others. Each village was staffed by employees in costumes native to the country being represented. The model villages also featured entertainment, an arts and crafts demonstration, and indoor and outdoor dining.]

[A tour group from Reading, Pennsylvania visits the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
5. [A tour group from Reading, Pennsylvania visits the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A tour group from Reading, Pennsylvania visits the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
6. [A tour group from Reading, Pennsylvania visits the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A view of Chicago's Soldier Field from the stands.]
7. [A view of Chicago's Soldier Field from the stands.]
[A view of the Century of Progress Hall of Science from across the lagoon.]
8. [A view of the Century of Progress Hall of Science from across the lagoon.]

[A view of the speaker's rostrum from above, located along the eastern facade of the Hall of Science.
9. [A view of the speaker's rostrum from above, located along the eastern facade of the Hall of Science. The photo was taken while the building was under construction in January of 1932.]
[Aerial view of the 1933 Century of Progress from the north.]
10. [Aerial view of the 1933 Century of Progress from the north.]
[Aerial view of the Century of Progress from the south.]
11. [Aerial view of the Century of Progress from the south.]
[Aerial view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island from the Century of Progress Skyride. The Federal
12. [Aerial view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island from the Century of Progress Skyride. 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.]

[An exterior view of the Electrical Building from vantage point of the Century of Progress lagoon.]
13. [An exterior view of the Electrical Building from vantage point of the Century of Progress lagoon.]
[Bow of S-49 submarine looking aft. Off to the left is the Italian Building. Third from left in the front
14. [Bow of S-49 submarine looking aft. Off to the left is the Italian Building. Third from left in the front row is William "Doc" Keeney, co-owner of S-49; fourth from left is Francis J. "Frank" Chrestensen, the other co-owner. Photo was taken ca. June 1933 when the submarine arrived at A Century of Progress.]
[Cashiers from A Century of Progress pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
15. [Cashiers from A Century of Progress pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
[Construction of the Century of Progress Communication Hall and Water Gate. The view is from the west
16. [Construction of the Century of Progress Communication Hall and Water Gate. The view is from the west across the south lagoon.]

[Drawing from a Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving
17. [Drawing from 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.]
[Drawing of an elaborate carving from a Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper drawing depicts three
18. [Drawing of an elaborate carving from a Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper drawing depicts three bulls being lead led into an athletic arena for a bull leaping ceremony. The lower drawing depicts pairs of boxers entering the ring equipped with headgear and gloves.]
[Eastern view of the Hall of Science across from the lagoon. This photo is undated.]
19. [Eastern view of the Hall of Science across from the lagoon. This photo is undated.]
[Eastern view of the Hall of Science across from the lagoon.]
20. [Eastern view of the Hall of Science across from the lagoon.]
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