University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (12)
ca. 1931 (1)

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Dioramas (5)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (4)

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[A depiction of one of fairgrounds at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
1. [A depiction of one of fairgrounds at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A diorama depicting an early Mesopotamian ziggurat where grain was collected and stored. The heading
2. [A diorama depicting an early Mesopotamian ziggurat where grain was collected and stored. The heading to the diorama is entitled, "Wise Men Save for the Tomorrow."]
[A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from
3. [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 visiting delegation to A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
4. [A visiting delegation to A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]

[Diorama depicting a British army encampment in the frontier territory of North America entreating with
5. [Diorama depicting a British army encampment in the frontier territory of North America entreating with Native Americans.]
[Diorama of the Chicago Historical Society.]
6. [Diorama of the Chicago Historical Society.]
[Eastern view of the Hall of Science across from the lagoon. This photo is undated.]
7. [Eastern view of the Hall of Science across from the lagoon. This photo is undated.]
[This replica of a western-styled horse-drawn wagon, designed by sculptor Wilbur Freece, is made of beef
8. [This replica of a western-styled horse-drawn wagon, designed by sculptor Wilbur Freece, is made of beef suet.]

"Diorama of a general view of A Century of Progress. Constructed for the International Colonial Exposition
9. "Diorama of a general view of A Century of Progress. Constructed for the International Colonial Exposition at Paris, 1931."
"The oldest and the youngest parishioners of St. Andrew's church of Calumet City, Illinois, Mrs. Valeria
10. "The oldest and the youngest parishioners of St. Andrew's church of Calumet City, Illinois, Mrs. Valeria Perz, 73, and James Muschelwiscz, 3, were presented to an audience of their fellow-parishioners at the colorful ceremony held in the Court of States at the Chicago World's Fair on Sunday, July 8. The day was the church's official celebration at the Fair and an elaborate program of dancing, music, speeches and gymnastic exercises was presented."
"These five statuettes, exhibited on the upper floor of the Social Science Hall are the oldest ever found
11. "These five statuettes, exhibited on the upper floor of the Social Science Hall are the oldest ever found in Asia, dating from about 3,000 B.C. The Oriental Institute is exhibiting them to the public for the first time at the World's Fair; they were evacuated early this year at the site of ancient cities of Eshnunna and Opis. Above photograph shows Miss P. McLaughlin, Cincinnati artist, and L. Stienes, of Fairmont, Nebraska, viewing the primitive subjects."
"These girls are studying first hand the bottle and glassmaking art of the ancients as shown by the world's
12. "These girls are studying first hand the bottle and glassmaking art of the ancients as shown by the world's oldest collection of antique glass containers on exhibition in the Owens Illinois glass-block building at the World's Fair in Chicago. Some of the bottles in the collection, which belongs to the Toledo Museum of Art, are nearly 3,000 years old and valued at thousands of dollars. Here the girls are seen examining a Venetian urn several centuries old. The girls are, left to right, Marie Kraemer, Betty Daily, and Rosemary Day."

"Van Cleef Brothers sales force."
13. "Van Cleef Brothers sales force."
   

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