University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Owney the Postal Dog began his mail delivery career when he strayed into the Albany post office in 1888.
441. [Owney the Postal Dog began his mail delivery career when he strayed into the Albany post office in 1888. The mail clerks considered Owney to be a good luck charm and adopted him. Shortly afterwards, Owney began traveling with the Railway Mail Service train across the country. This photo of Owney was probably part of the postal exhibit in the Federal Building at A Century of Progress.]
[Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
442. [Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The Century of Progress showcased the artistic, cultural, and scientific achievements of Czechoslovakia, then a newly independent country that had won its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the end of World War One. Anton Cermak, mayor of Chicago from 1931 until his assassination in 1933, just a few months prior to the Century of Progress grand opening, was a Czech immigrant from Bohemia.]
[Participants at the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century
443. [Participants at the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century of Progress International Exposition in 1934.]
[Participants in A Century of Progress Norwegian Promotion Day.]
444. [Participants in A Century of Progress Norwegian Promotion Day.]

[Participants in the 'Parade of the Masques,' which was held on the Boardwalk of the Midway.]
445. [Participants in the 'Parade of the Masques,' which was held on the Boardwalk of the Midway.]
[Participants swimming in the National Athletic Union outdoor title racing carnival held at the Century
446. [Participants swimming in the National Athletic Union outdoor title racing carnival held at the Century of Progress Lagoon.]
[Patrons at the Century of Progress Foreign Villages exhibit, ca. 1933-1934.]
447. [Patrons at the Century of Progress Foreign Villages exhibit, ca. 1933-1934.]
[Patrons walk through the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.
448. [Patrons walk through the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit. The exhibition was intended to recreate a German hamlet in the Black Forest during wintertime.]

[Patrons walk through the Swiss Village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition. Three
449. [Patrons walk through the Swiss Village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition. Three nuns are waking to the left.] ["The statue is in the middle of town where people come to shop on the weekend."]
[Patrons watch ice skating at the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages"
450. [Patrons watch ice skating at the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.]
[Peggy Klein of Ottawa, IL, the six millionth visitor at Swift's bridge, and William McAvoy, of Rochester,
451. [Peggy Klein of Ottawa, IL, the six millionth visitor at Swift's bridge, and William McAvoy, of Rochester, NY, the nine millionth visitor to A Century of Progress, holding their prize gifts at a reception held in their honor at Swift's Restaurant.]
[Performers in period costume at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation. The man in the foreground
452. [Performers in period costume at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation. The man in the foreground is riding a nineteenth-century bicycle.]

[Performers in period costume at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
453. [Performers in period costume at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
[Performers in period costume at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
454. [Performers in period costume at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
[Performers in period costume at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
455. [Performers in period costume at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
[Performers in period costume at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
456. [Performers in period costume at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]

[Performers in period costume at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
457. [Performers in period costume at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
[Photo of a balloon race at the moment of launch. The northern facade of the Hall of Science building
458. [Photo of a balloon race at the moment of launch. The northern facade of the Hall of Science building is in the background.]
[Photo of a balloon race moments before the launch. The northern facade of the Hall of Science building
459. [Photo of a balloon race moments before the launch. The northern facade of the Hall of Science building is in the background.]
[Photo of a balloon race moments before the launch. The northern facade of the Hall of Science building
460. [Photo of a balloon race moments before the launch. The northern facade of the Hall of Science building is in the background.]
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