University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A promotional poster announcing the 1934 opening for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
21. [A promotional poster announcing the 1934 opening for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A scenic garden and small stream running through the "Foreign Villages" exhibition at the Century of
22. [A scenic garden and small stream running through the "Foreign Villages" exhibition at the Century of Progress.]
[A side exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition at A Century of Progress. The sculpture adorning
23. [A side exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition at A Century of Progress. The sculpture adorning the Southeast facade was entitled "Stellar Energy" and was dedicated to light, "the beginning of everything."]
[A snake handler at the Moroccan Village, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
24. [A snake handler at the Moroccan Village, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[A statue at the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
25. [A statue at the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A view of the Century of Progress Court of States exhibition under construction in 1932. The Court of
26. [A view of the Century of Progress Court of States exhibition under construction in 1932. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]
[A view of the Hall of Science Carillon Tower.]
27. [A view of the Hall of Science Carillon Tower.]
[A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
28. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]

[A View of the Skyride at night. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638
29. [A View of the Skyride at night. 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.]
[A View of the Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the
30. [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.]
[A woman affixing drawings to the Century of Progress Story Cove exhibit.]
31. [A woman affixing drawings to the Century of Progress Story Cove exhibit.]
[A workshop where woodworkers are repairing and finishing a variety of chairs.]
32. [A workshop where woodworkers are repairing and finishing a variety of chairs.]

[Aerial view of the Century of Progress. The Streets of Paris, one of the most popular exhibits at the
33. [Aerial view of the Century of Progress. The Streets of Paris, one of the most popular exhibits at the Fair, is in the foreground to the right.]
[American Indian demonstrating the use of a bow and arrow at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
34. [American Indian demonstrating the use of a bow and arrow at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
[An early 1930s minibus parked behind a late-nineteenth century model of a "horseless carriage," the
35. [An early 1930s minibus parked behind a late-nineteenth century model of a "horseless carriage," the prototype to Henry Ford's popular Model T automobile.]
[An exterior view of the facade to the Court of States exhibition in 1933. The Court of States was part
36. [An exterior view of the facade to the Court of States exhibition in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]

[An exterior view of the Georgia facade to the Court of States exhibition in 1933. The Court of States
37. [An exterior view of the Georgia facade to the Court of States exhibition in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]
[An exterior view of the Indiana facade to the Court of States exhibition in 1933. The Court of States
38. [An exterior view of the Indiana facade to the Court of States exhibition in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]
[An exterior view of the Missouri facade to the Court of States exhibition in 1933. The Court of States
39. [An exterior view of the Missouri facade to the Court of States exhibition in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]
[An exterior view of the Missouri facade to the Court of States exhibition in 1933. The Court of States
40. [An exterior view of the Missouri facade to the Court of States exhibition in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]
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