University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Admiral Byrd's flagship "City of New York" arrives in Chicago for A Century of Progress. Byrd sailed
1. [Admiral Byrd's flagship "City of New York" arrives in Chicago for A Century of Progress. Byrd sailed the City of New York during one of his famous expeditions to the Antarctic.]
[Admiral Byrd's flagship "City of New York" arrives in Chicago for A Century of Progress. Byrd sailed
2. [Admiral Byrd's flagship "City of New York" arrives in Chicago for A Century of Progress. Byrd sailed the City of New York during one of his famous expeditions to the Antarctic.]
[Admiral Byrd's flagship "City of New York" arrives in Chicago for A Century of Progress. Byrd sailed
3. [Admiral Byrd's flagship "City of New York" arrives in Chicago for A Century of Progress. Byrd sailed the City of New York during one of his famous expeditions to the Antarctic.]
[An archeological exhibit representing a cross-section of artifacts found in a typical city garbage dump.
4. [An archeological exhibit representing a cross-section of artifacts found in a typical city garbage dump. The exhibit explains how archeologists can "read" the past of a given society by sifting through its trash.]

[Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront and the lagoon where the Fair was to be built.]
5. [Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront and the lagoon where the Fair was to be built.]
[Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large
6. [Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large white building in the background is the Field Museum.]
[Panoramic sketch of the Chicago lakefront showing how the construction of the Fair was progressing.]
7. [Panoramic sketch of the Chicago lakefront showing how the construction of the Fair was progressing.]
[Photo of a small town with a Grand View Hotel located along the waterfront at an unknown location.]
8. [Photo of a small town with a Grand View Hotel located along the waterfront at an unknown location.]

[Postcard of Bedouins in the desert, probably distributed at A Century of Progress to promote its Tunisian
9. [Postcard of Bedouins in the desert, probably distributed at A Century of Progress to promote its Tunisian Village exhibit. Tunisian Village reproduced the old city of Tunis in North Africa.]
[Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city
10. [Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city located in present-day Yucatán, Mexico.]
[Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city
11. [Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city located in present-day Yucatán, Mexico.]
[Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city
12. [Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city located in present-day Yucatán, Mexico.]

[Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city
13. [Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city located in present-day Yucatán, Mexico.]
[Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city
14. [Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city located in present-day Yucatán, Mexico.]
[Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city
15. [Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city located in present-day Yucatán, Mexico.]
"An enthusiastic crowd greeted the first appearance of the Bruce Toy Symphony Orchestra of Kansas City
16. "An enthusiastic crowd greeted the first appearance of the Bruce Toy Symphony Orchestra of Kansas City today (Tuesday) at the Court of States when it opened a three-day engagement. This unusual group of 60 children ranging from four to eight years, plays classical selections on marimbas, xylophones, orchestra bells, celestas, and a full complement of percussion instruments."

"Approximately 5,000 Italian-Americans gathered about the Italian government building of the Chicago
17. "Approximately 5,000 Italian-Americans gathered about the Italian government building of the Chicago World's Fair for the unveiling of a memorial pillar to Italo Balbo, shown here, Sunday (July 15th). It was the highlight of Italian day at the Fair, with Mayor Edward J. Kelly; Marquis Rossi Longhi, Italian charge d'affairs; Rufus C. Dawes; Giuseppi Castruccio; consul-general; Lt. Gov. Thomas F. Donovan, and other officials present." [Italo Balbo was a fascist general and leader of the Italian Blackshirts and, at the time, a close ally of Benito Mussolini. Balbo arrived at the Century of Progress on a transatlantic flight from Rome, Italy. The City of Chicago subsequently staged a parade and renamed 7th Street 'Balbo Drive' in his honor.]
"As a reward for their efforts in a citizenship contest conducted by the board of education and the city
18. "As a reward for their efforts in a citizenship contest conducted by the board of education and the city parks and playgrounds, these boys were assigned to executive positions at the World's Fair today (Thursday, August 23) as part of the North Side Day program at the Fair. The young executives, front row, left to right, are: Louis Miniscalco, 15, as secretary; Chester Andrezak, 17, chief of the events division; Floyd Jacobson, 15, director of exhibits; Herman Loper, 14, director of foreign and federal participation; Bernard Galivan, 15, director of promotion and publicity; and Carl Marziana, 17, assistant to the general manager. Back row, left to right, Lawrence Hatton, 17, director of concessions; Charles Felice, 15, chief of the protocol; Anthony Graziano, 17, legal counsel; LeGrand Malany, 16, assistant to the general manager, and John Maheras, 14, general manager. Don Schmidt, 16, was so busy carrying on as president of the Exposition, and Joseph Wirt, 16, chief of public protection, was so busy making arrangements to meet Ed Wynn, that neither had time to pose for the picture."
"Built to demonstrate the use of light as an architectural element in the appearance of buildings, this
19. "Built to demonstrate the use of light as an architectural element in the appearance of buildings, this model city in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress is complete to the stalled automobile being towed to a nearby garage."
"Chicago firefighters paraded the finest of their equipment in their portion of the ceremonies at the
20. "Chicago firefighters paraded the finest of their equipment in their portion of the ceremonies at the Fair Tuesday, Chicago Day. In addition to the equipment there was a battalion of men who marched in review before Mayor E.J. Kelly and other dignitaries of the city government and park commissions."
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