University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Lion Tamer at the Century of Progress Standard Oil 'Live Power Show.']
61. [Lion Tamer at the Century of Progress Standard Oil 'Live Power Show.']
[Looking up the Carillon Tower of the Hall of Science.]
62. [Looking up the Carillon Tower of the Hall of Science.]
[Masonite House at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
63. [Masonite House at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[May pole dancers at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.] [The men and women
64. [May pole dancers at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.] [The men and women are walking aroung the pole.]

[Native American drumming at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
65. [Native American drumming at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
[Oblique view of the east facade to the Hall of Science.]
66. [Oblique view of the east facade to the Hall of Science.]
[Oblique view of the Hall of Science from the north. Photo was taken in April of 1932.]
67. [Oblique view of the Hall of Science from the north. Photo was taken in April of 1932.]
[One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured
68. [One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured Islamic art and architecture.] [There are four towers that look like they are part of a church. There are a lot of people that look like they just left the church in front of the towers.]

[Owens-Illinois Glass House at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
69. [Owens-Illinois Glass House at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
70. [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.]
[Patrons walk through the Swiss Village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition. Three
71. [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"
72. [Patrons watch ice skating at the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.]

[Photo of general manager Lenox R. Lohr dining with other invited guests at a luncheon. Lohr is seated
73. [Photo of general manager Lenox R. Lohr dining with other invited guests at a luncheon. Lohr is seated at the far end of the table in the center.]
[Photo of initial construction work for one the exhibition buildings for A Century of Progress International
74. [Photo of initial construction work for one the exhibition buildings for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[Photo of the Century of Progress Midway taken by William Burton Larsen. This photo was part of the Century
75. [Photo of the Century of Progress Midway taken by William Burton Larsen. This photo was part of the Century of Progress camera contest at the Hall of Photography.]
[Photo of the initial construction work for A Century of Progress International Exposition. The building
76. [Photo of the initial construction work for A Century of Progress International Exposition. The building in the background is the Adler Planetarium, which at the time the photo was taken, was recently built.]

[Photo of the Lama Temple exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress. This building is a replica
77. [Photo of the Lama Temple exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress. This building is a replica of the Chinese Lama Temple in Beijing, an eighteenth-century Qing imperial palace that also served as a Buddhist temple for Tibetan monks. The photo was taken in 1932.]
[Photo of the Midway and the Ferris wheel at the Century of Progress.]
78. [Photo of the Midway and the Ferris wheel at the Century of Progress.]
[Promotional still of the United Artist motion picture "Our Daily Bread."]
79. [Promotional still of the United Artist motion picture "Our Daily Bread."]
[Rufus C. Dawes (center) seated alongside other Fair dignitaries.]
80. [Rufus C. Dawes (center) seated alongside other Fair dignitaries.]
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