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 (32)
1934 (1)
1933 (1)

Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (19)

Subject
Indigenous Peoples (9)
Exhibition Buildings (4)
Historical Reenactment... (4)
Parades & Processions (4)
Swimmers (4)
Swimming (3)
Demonstrations (3)
Drums (3)
Beauty Contests (2)
Arrows (2)

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[A native American Indian poses for the photographer at the South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States,
1. [A native American Indian poses for the photographer at the South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[American Indian demonstrating the use of a bow and arrow at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
2. [American Indian demonstrating the use of a bow and arrow at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
[An 1898 model automobile built by the Duryea Motor Wagon Company. Duryea began manufacturing automobiles
3. [An 1898 model automobile built by the Duryea Motor Wagon Company. Duryea began manufacturing automobiles in 1895 and was the first American company to build gasoline-powered vehicle in the United States.]
[Arthur J. Lamb and Alfred Solman's 1906 American musical, "We Parted as the Sun Went Down."]
4. [Arthur J. Lamb and Alfred Solman's 1906 American musical, "We Parted as the Sun Went Down."]

[Colonial American military reenactors on parade in Colonial Village.]
5. [Colonial American military reenactors on parade in Colonial Village.]
[Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of A Century of Progress, greeting the American Institute of Bankers.]
6. [Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of A Century of Progress, greeting the American Institute of Bankers.]
[Native American display promoting the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
7. [Native American display promoting the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
[Native American drumming at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
8. [Native American drumming at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]

[Native American drumming at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
9. [Native American drumming at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
[Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening
10. [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
11. [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.]
[The American Can Company exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
12. [The American Can Company exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]

[The American Fence float parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International Exhibition.]
13. [The American Fence float parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International Exhibition.]
[The Daughters of the American Revolution Flag Day celebration at A Century of Progress International
14. [The Daughters of the American Revolution Flag Day celebration at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[The Daughters of the American Revolution posing for a group photograph in front of the Government Building
15. [The Daughters of the American Revolution posing for a group photograph in front of the Government Building at A Century of Progress.]
[This miniature statuette by artist Wilbur Freece is made of butter. This figurine, depicting a Native
16. [This miniature statuette by artist Wilbur Freece is made of butter. This figurine, depicting a Native American hunting a buffalo, is entitled "Pride of the Past."]

[This miniature statuette of a Native American on horseback by artist Wilbur Freece is made of beef suet.
17. [This miniature statuette of a Native American on horseback by artist Wilbur Freece is made of beef suet. This figurine is entitled "Indian Squaw."]
[Two historical reenactors, dressed respectively as an American Indian and a U.S. soldier, greet each
18. [Two historical reenactors, dressed respectively as an American Indian and a U.S. soldier, greet each at the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
[Women in colonial American military costumes drumming in Colonial Village.] [The drummers led the army
19. [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.]
20. [Women in colonial American military costumes on horseback.]
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