University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Photo of the Lama Temple exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress. This building is a replica
161. [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 showing A Century of Progress under construction.]
162. [Photo showing A Century of Progress under construction.]
[Photograph of an unidentified baby.]
163. [Photograph of an unidentified baby.]
[Photograph of an unidentified baby.]
164. [Photograph of an unidentified baby.]

[Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
165. [Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
166. [Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Photograph of ostriches in a yard.]
167. [Photograph of ostriches in a yard.]
[Picture of a neo-classical Vaudeville sign the last half of an unnamed program will take place next
168. [Picture of a neo-classical Vaudeville sign the last half of an unnamed program will take place next week. The Century of Progress' best-known vaudeville act was burlesque dancer Sally Rand, who thrilled audiences with her fan dance at the Streets of Paris exhibition.]

[Picture of an angel looking over two small children playing near the edge of a cliff.]
169. [Picture of an angel looking over two small children playing near the edge of a cliff.]
[Picture of an unidentified couple embracing with purple irises encircling them.]
170. [Picture of an unidentified couple embracing with purple irises encircling them.]
[Portrait of Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the exposition.]
171. [Portrait of Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the exposition.]
[Portrait of Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-eighth President of the United States. To the left is a smaller
172. [Portrait of Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-eighth President of the United States. To the left is a smaller portrait of Harper's Weekly editor Colonel George Harvey, an early supporter of Wilson's candidacy for U.S. President. To the right is Colonel Henry Watterson, the renowned editor of the Louisville Courier Journal. The caption below notes that Colonel Watterson was outraged over Wilson's decision to politically distance his presidential campaign from Colonel Harvey and Harper's Weekly. Wilson believed that Colonel Harvey's Wall Street connections would turn off voters in the general election.]

[Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening
173. [Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening experiment with his son. In 1752, Franklin flew a kite with a metal key attached during a thunderstorm to prove that lightening was made of electricity. Although European scientists were already conducting similar experiments with electricity, Franklin is credited as the first one to propose using a metal rod or some other conductor to draw off electricity from lightening. Franklin's scientific achievements won him the admiration of Enlightenment intellectuals in Europe and North America and secured his reputation as a leading scientist.]
[Promotion of the 1913 American silent film, "The Battle of Gettysburg." The film is now presumed to
174. [Promotion of the 1913 American silent film, "The Battle of Gettysburg." The film is now presumed to be lost. Only a fraction of the silent films from the early 20th century have survived into the present day.]
[Revelers in alpine costume at the Century of Progress Swiss Village or the Black Forest Village exhibit.]
175. [Revelers in alpine costume at the Century of Progress Swiss Village or the Black Forest Village exhibit.]
[Sculptor Wilbur Freece created this small statuette, known as "Jim of the Golden West," from beef suet
176. [Sculptor Wilbur Freece created this small statuette, known as "Jim of the Golden West," from beef suet and rinds.]

[Sears, Roebuck and Company building as seen from the northeast.]
177. [Sears, Roebuck and Company building as seen from the northeast.]
[Sign announcing a three-minute intermission between movies.]
178. [Sign announcing a three-minute intermission between movies.]
[Sign announcing an upcoming movie.]
179. [Sign announcing an upcoming movie.]
[Sign announcing an upcoming program.]
180. [Sign announcing an upcoming program.]
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