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 (3)
1933 (1)

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Exhibition Buildings (2)
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[A 1933 promotional poster for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
1. [A 1933 promotional poster for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
"8 of the 14 huge pillars covered with murals depicting the story of the electrical industry. These pillars
2. "8 of the 14 huge pillars covered with murals depicting the story of the electrical industry. These pillars are located above the General Electric 'House of Magic' (at lower left), and extend along the entire length of the balcony over the exhibit. At a Century of Progress Exhibition, Chicago, Ill."
"Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their
3. "Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their favorite events on the program of the National A.A.U. outdoor title racing carnival in the World's Fair Lagoon, scheduled for July 6, 7, and 8. One of the greatest fields ever assembled will compete in the eleven titular events carded. Picture here, from top to bottom, are Leonard Spence, of the New York A.C., Ralph Flanagan, of the Greater Miami A.A., and Jack Medica, of the Washington A.C., Seattle. Leonard Spence is the National A.A.U. breastroke world's record holder at 220 yards and 440 yards champion in this style. Flanagan holds the American mark for one mile, 21 minutes, 12 1/5 seconds. Medica boasts the world's record, 10 minutes 15.4 seconds for 880 yards, free style."
Architect's study of façade of portal in proposed Hall of States at Chicago's 1933 Century of Progress
4. Architect's study of façade of portal in proposed Hall of States at Chicago's 1933 Century of Progress Exposition. Each state and territory was to be represented by its own portal that led to its own particular exhibit.

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