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 (23)

Subject
Exhibition Buildings (18)
Fascism (17)
Pavilions (17)
Architecture (17)
Auditoriums (12)
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Format
9.25x12 (17)
9.5x7.5 (2)
6.25x8.5 (1)
7.5x9.5 (1)
9.25x7 (1)

Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (3)
Hallenbeck (1)

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"Old North Church a Dominant Landmark of New Fair's Colonial Village. This ancient structure, as well
21. "Old North Church a Dominant Landmark of New Fair's Colonial Village. This ancient structure, as well as many others famed in American history, will be seen by visitors after the Fair opens in Chicago May 26. Its tower was the one Paul Revere looked to for the historic lanterns - 'One if by land, and two if by sea.' Its pulpit saw such preachers as Increase Mather, Cotton Mather, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry Ware."
"The smiling Egyptian cat-goddess Bast. Made in lapis-lazuli and adorned with golden earrings. Ptolemaic,
22. "The smiling Egyptian cat-goddess Bast. Made in lapis-lazuli and adorned with golden earrings. Ptolemaic, Egyptian, 3rd Century B.C. Exhibited in the North Wing Hall of Religion at the Century of Progress." ["The cat is wearing earrings. The cat is dark and has big scary eyes but it is smiling like it is happy. The cat's nose looks like a person's nose."]
"These five statuettes, exhibited on the upper floor of the Social Science Hall are the oldest ever found
23. "These five statuettes, exhibited on the upper floor of the Social Science Hall are the oldest ever found in Asia, dating from about 3,000 B.C. The Oriental Institute is exhibiting them to the public for the first time at the World's Fair; they were evacuated early this year at the site of ancient cities of Eshnunna and Opis. Above photograph shows Miss P. McLaughlin, Cincinnati artist, and L. Stienes, of Fairmont, Nebraska, viewing the primitive subjects."
 

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