University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (12)
1931 (1)
1932 (1)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (8)

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Guests (5)
Progress Photographs (3)
Exhibition Buildings (3)
Exhibitions (2)
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[Diorama depicting a circular horse-drawn mill, which agricultural societies have used since antiquity
1. [Diorama depicting a circular horse-drawn mill, which agricultural societies have used since antiquity to grind grain or pump water. The setting of this diorama is presumably ancient Sumerian or Egyptian, given the hieroglyphic or cuneiform writing that adorns its edges.]
[Diorama of a nondescript North African, Middle Eastern or Near Eastern village with a large water cistern
2. [Diorama of a nondescript North African, Middle Eastern or Near Eastern village with a large water cistern in the center of the town square.]
[East view of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
3. [East view of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
[Oblique view of the east facade to the Hall of Science.]
4. [Oblique view of the east facade to the Hall of Science.]

[View of Century of Progress Hall of Science from east across the lagoon while still under construction.]
5. [View of Century of Progress Hall of Science from east across the lagoon while still under construction.]
[View of the east facade of the Hall of Science exhibit. The photo was taken while the building was under
6. [View of the east facade of the Hall of Science exhibit. The photo was taken while the building was under construction in December of 1931.]
"At Enchanted Island, the center of children's activities of A Century of Progress Exposition 1934, Chicago
7. "At Enchanted Island, the center of children's activities of A Century of Progress Exposition 1934, Chicago -- 'Trestle Mike' and 'Skyscraper Sally' guarding the entrance to the playground area and picnic ground east of the theater."
"Even the famous Brian Boru would be envious of the honors heaped on this younger Brian at the World's
8. "Even the famous Brian Boru would be envious of the honors heaped on this younger Brian at the World's Fair yesterday after he won the title of the 'North Side's Most Beautiful Child.' Brian Joseph Burns, 2 years old, 229 East Superior Street, the calm winner, seems quite satisfied to pose for the camera and watch for the 'birdie.' The contest was part of the festivities attendant on the North Side Day celebration at A Century of Progress."

"Lilly Anderson, East State Road, Rockford, Illinois (left) and Virginia Hanson, 1608 Beston street,
9. "Lilly Anderson, East State Road, Rockford, Illinois (left) and Virginia Hanson, 1608 Beston street, visit the Illinois Host House as their first spot of interest after arriving at the World's Fair in Chicago. The two girls won the trip by capturing the 7th Street Fall Festival Popularity honors."
"Mrs. Helen Reid of 808 East 42nd street, was the 16th and last millionth visitor to the World's Fair
10. "Mrs. Helen Reid of 808 East 42nd street, was the 16th and last millionth visitor to the World's Fair today, the last day of the great exposition, Mrs. Reid, a widow, came in to the 23rd street entrance of the Fair at 1:13 p.m. where she was greeted by officials of the Fair and then taken in a parade to the administration building where she was greeted by Rufus C. Dawes, president (center) and Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the exposition. The honored visitor was presented with gifts valued at several hundred dollars."
"Mrs. Helen Reid, of 808 East 42nd street, was the sixteenth and last millionth visitor to the World's
11. "Mrs. Helen Reid, of 808 East 42nd street, was the sixteenth and last millionth visitor to the World's Fair today, the last day of the great exposition. Mrs. Reid, a widow, came in to the 23rd street entrance of the Fair at 1:13 p.m. where she was greeted by officials of the Fair and then taken in a parade to the administration building where she was greeted by Rufus C. Dawes, president, (center) and Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the exposition. The honored visitor was presented with gifts valued at several hundred dollars."
"Mrs. Helen Reid, of 808 East 42nd street, who was the sixteenth and last millionth visitor to the World's
12. "Mrs. Helen Reid, of 808 East 42nd street, who was the sixteenth and last millionth visitor to the World's Fair today (Wednesday), the last day of the great exposition. She was showered with several hundred dollars worth of gifts."

"The Right Reverend Leo Witmanski, Catholic suffragen bishop of Plock, Poland, was a guest of A Century
13. "The Right Reverend Leo Witmanski, Catholic suffragen bishop of Plock, Poland, was a guest of A Century of Progress today (Thursday, July 26th) at a luncheon in the trustees' room. The bishop will sail for Poland August 1st, after a visit in the East."
"When Ella Nora Newholm, a post office clerk, of 118 South 14th Ave., East Duluth, Minn., stepped into
14. "When Ella Nora Newholm, a post office clerk, of 118 South 14th Ave., East Duluth, Minn., stepped into the turnstile at the 12th St. entrance to the World's Fair on Tuesday night, September 4th, she had no idea she was making history. As she dropped her ticket into the hands of the guide on the gate she became the 10,000,000th visitor to A Century of Progress Exposition. She was greeted by M.M. Tveter, comptroller of the Fair and presented with a veritable armload of gifts, among which were: a Hild floor polishing machine, a ham, a clock, and other fine presents."
  

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