University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century
1. [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
2. [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,
3. [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
4. [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.]
5. [A close-up view of the northeast corner of the Hall of Science.]
[A crowd gathers at the Hall of Science courtyard for Mayor's Day on July 6th, 1932.]
6. [A crowd gathers at the Hall of Science courtyard for Mayor's Day on July 6th, 1932.]
[A dog resting at the Belgian Village exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
7. [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
8. [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 group of Yugoslavians visiting Chicago and touring the Century of Progress fairgrounds in 1932.]
9. [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
10. [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 man operating a Western Electric telephone switchboard at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
11. [A man operating a Western Electric telephone switchboard at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[A night view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of Progress
12. [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,
13. [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
14. [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 promotional poster for A Century of Progress depicting a minstrel jazz show in Vaudevillian style.]
15. [A promotional poster for A Century of Progress depicting a minstrel jazz show in Vaudevillian style.]
[A rostrum along the eastern facade of the Hall of Science exhibit. The photo was taken while the building
16. [A rostrum along the eastern facade of the Hall of Science exhibit. The photo was taken while the building was under construction in December of 1931.]

[A rostrum at the northeast facade of the Hall of Science exhibit. The photo was taken while the building
17. [A rostrum at the northeast facade of the Hall of Science exhibit. The photo was taken while the building was under construction in December of 1931.]
[A scenic garden and small stream running through the "Foreign Villages" exhibition at the Century of
18. [A scenic garden and small stream running through the "Foreign Villages" exhibition at the Century of Progress.]
[A snake handler at the Moroccan Village, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
19. [A snake handler at the Moroccan Village, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A View of the Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the
20. [A View of the Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
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