University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
121. [Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's giant airplane-shaped 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.]
[Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
122. [Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's giant airplane-shaped 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.]
[Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before
123. [Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair. The relief "Stellar Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the facade of the building on the left.]
[Exterior view of the Magic Mountain exhibit at Enchanted Island one month before the grand opening of
124. [Exterior view of the Magic Mountain exhibit at Enchanted Island one month before the grand opening of A Century of Progress.]

[Exterior view of the nearly completed General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress, just over
125. [Exterior view of the nearly completed General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress, just over a week before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
126. [Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. The relief "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the right facade of the building.]
[Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
127. [Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. The relief "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the right facade of the building.]
[Exterior view of the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building. The photo was taken in 1933
128. [Exterior view of the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building. The photo was taken in 1933 before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair.]

[Fair dignitaries review the Century of Progress publicity poster for 1933.]
129. [Fair dignitaries review the Century of Progress publicity poster for 1933.]
[Fair patrons visiting scientific exhibits at A Century of Progress.]
130. [Fair patrons visiting scientific exhibits at A Century of Progress.]
[Fair patrons visiting scientific exhibits at A Century of Progress.]
131. [Fair patrons visiting scientific exhibits at A Century of Progress.]
[Female cashier, Miss Sonny Lundstrom, poses in uniform in front of a painted panorama of A Century of
132. [Female cashier, Miss Sonny Lundstrom, poses in uniform in front of a painted panorama of A Century of Progress.]

[General view of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction, one month before the grand opening
133. [General view of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction, one month before the grand opening of the Century of Progress.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
134. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
135. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
136. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]

[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
137. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
138. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
139. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
140. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
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