University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of
1. [A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of 1932.]
[A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of
2. [A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of 1932.]
[A Century of Progress rubber boat in 1932.]
3. [A Century of Progress rubber boat in 1932.]
[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 close-up view of the stairway leading up to the Hall of Science Tower.]
6. [A close-up view of the stairway leading up to the Hall of Science Tower.]
[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 Garden Arbor at the Century of Progress International Exposition Horticultural Exhibit.]
8. [A Garden Arbor at the Century of Progress International Exposition Horticultural Exhibit.]

[A jungle scene at the Animal Behavior and the Environment exhibit at the Century of Progress International
9. [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 large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
10. [A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
[A large crowd awaits to hear Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano
11. [A large crowd awaits to hear Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, give an address before the Century of Progress Court of Honor, Hall of Science. Mrs. Roosevelt's speech that day was addressed to the women of the nation.]
[A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of the Bessemer manufacturing process used to make steel. The photo
12. [A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of the Bessemer manufacturing process used to make steel. The photo is undated.]

[A machine operator working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
13. [A machine operator working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
[A man operating a Western Electric telephone switchboard at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
14. [A man operating a Western Electric telephone switchboard at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[A marble house at the Enchanted Island exhibit one month before the grand opening of the Century of
15. [A marble house at the Enchanted Island exhibit one month before the grand opening of the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A model ship being built for one of the exhibits at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
16. [A model ship being built for one of the exhibits at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]

[A nighttime fireworks show above the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
17. [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
18. [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 participant in the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century
19. [A participant in the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century of Progress International Exposition in 1934.]
[A portrait of the six millionth visitor to the Century of Progress.]
20. [A portrait of the six millionth visitor to the Century of Progress.]
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