University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A 1933 promotional poster for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
1. [A 1933 promotional poster for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century
2. [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
3. [A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century of Progress Spanish Village.]
[A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden,
4. [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
5. [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.]
6. [A close-up view of the northeast corner of the Hall of Science.]
[A conceptual drawing of the Agricultural Building, Century of Progress International Exposition.]
7. [A conceptual drawing of the Agricultural Building, Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A crowd gathers at the Hall of Science courtyard for Mayor's Day on July 6th, 1932.]
8. [A crowd gathers at the Hall of Science courtyard for Mayor's Day on July 6th, 1932.]

[A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from
9. [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 dog resting at the Belgian Village exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
10. [A dog resting at the Belgian Village exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A drawing of the S.S. Columbus, a German-built passenger ocean liner built in 1919. The Columbus was
11. [A drawing of the S.S. Columbus, a German-built passenger ocean liner built in 1919. The Columbus was eventually scuttled by captain and crew in 1939 after having been spotted by the British destroyer HMS Hyperion.]
[A Garden Arbor at the Century of Progress International Exposition Horticultural Exhibit.]
12. [A Garden Arbor at the Century of Progress International Exposition Horticultural Exhibit.]

[A group of Yugoslavians visiting Chicago and touring the Century of Progress fairgrounds in 1932.]
13. [A group of Yugoslavians visiting Chicago and touring the Century of Progress fairgrounds in 1932.]
[A jungle scene at the Animal Behavior and the Environment exhibit at the Century of Progress International
14. [A jungle scene at the Animal Behavior and the Environment exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Pictured here in the foreground is an alligator and a parrot.]
[A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
15. [A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
[A man operating a Western Electric telephone switchboard at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
16. [A man operating a Western Electric telephone switchboard at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]

[A model ship being built for one of the exhibits at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
17. [A model ship being built for one of the exhibits at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A night view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of Progress
18. [A night view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A nighttime fireworks show above the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
19. [A nighttime fireworks show above the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas
20. [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.]
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