University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Date
ca. 1933-1934 (25)
1934 (1)

Subject
Paintings (13)
Country Life (10)
Portrait Paintings (10)
Historical Reenactment... (3)
Exhibition Buildings (3)
Houses (2)
Smiling (2)
Beauty Contestants (2)
Contests (2)
Dioramas (2)

Format
2.75x2 (12)
7.25x9.5 (2)
7.5x9.5 (2)
3.25x9.25 (1)
5.75x9.25 (1)
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Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (9)

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[A photograph of Niagra Falls in the wintertime.]
1. [A photograph of Niagra Falls in the wintertime.]
[Artist's rendition of a nineteenth-century estate somewhere along the Atlantic seaboard. The workers
2. [Artist's rendition of a nineteenth-century estate somewhere along the Atlantic seaboard. The workers in the painting appear to be harvesting the bark off the birch trees. Strips of birch bark were often used as a veneer for canoes of other hand-crafted items.]
[Century of Progress Rufus C. Dawes (left), and RCA executive Owen D. Young standing in front of a painting
3. [Century of Progress Rufus C. Dawes (left), and RCA executive Owen D. Young standing in front of a painting of the Hall of Science exhibition.]
[Colonial American military reenactors on parade in Colonial Village.]
4. [Colonial American military reenactors on parade in Colonial Village.]

[Diorama depicting a British army encampment in the frontier territory of North America entreating with
5. [Diorama depicting a British army encampment in the frontier territory of North America entreating with Native Americans.]
[Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening
6. [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.]
[Small town in the woodlands.]
7. [Small town in the woodlands.]
[Unidentified painting of a child with a doll.]
8. [Unidentified painting of a child with a doll.]

[Unidentified painting of a couple in a park.]
9. [Unidentified painting of a couple in a park.]
[Unidentified painting of a couple standing in a park.]
10. [Unidentified painting of a couple standing in a park.]
[Unidentified painting of a couple standing in a park.]
11. [Unidentified painting of a couple standing in a park.]
[Unidentified painting of a man and a woman standing in a park.]
12. [Unidentified painting of a man and a woman standing in a park.]

[Unidentified painting of a man leaning against a railing.]
13. [Unidentified painting of a man leaning against a railing.]
[Unidentified painting of a rural road and trees in a field.]
14. [Unidentified painting of a rural road and trees in a field.]
[Unidentified painting of two men and two women leaning or sitting on the railing of a bridge.]
15. [Unidentified painting of two men and two women leaning or sitting on the railing of a bridge.]
[Women in colonial American military costumes drumming in Colonial Village.] [The drummers led the army
16. [Women in colonial American military costumes drumming in Colonial Village.] [The drummers led the army when they fought.] [Did women and men fight wars in colonial times?]

[Women in colonial American military costumes on horseback.]
17. [Women in colonial American military costumes on horseback.]
"Artists conception of new American Colonial Village for Chicago's new World's Fair. The village will
18. "Artists conception of new American Colonial Village for Chicago's new World's Fair. The village will contain authentic reproductions of buildings importnat in early American history. It will be the scene of dramatizations of important events in the building of America."
"Miss Helen Heman admires original painting, "The birthplace of Our Nation's Flag," now hanging in the
19. "Miss Helen Heman admires original painting, "The birthplace of Our Nation's Flag," now hanging in the Colonial village of the Chicago's World's Fair. The painting was so big that part of the roof of the Betsy Ross house had to be removed to admit it."
"Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt unveiling Breton's "Song of the Lark" on July 10, 1934. The painting was
20. "Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt unveiling Breton's "Song of the Lark" on July 10, 1934. The painting was voted the most popular in America in a contest conducted by the Chicago Daily News. The Art Institute of Chicago Century of Progress Exhibition of Fine Arts."
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