University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (295)
United Artists Corp. (3)
William Burton Larsen (1)

Date
ca. 1933-1934 (261)
1934 (35)
1932 (8)
1933 (5)

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Exhibition Buildings (42)
Visits of State (36)
Exhibitions (30)
Children (22)
Guests (20)
Beauty Contestants (20)
Contests (19)
Amusement Rides (18)
Buildings (16)
Houses (15)

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[A 1933 promotional poster for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
1. [A 1933 promotional poster for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century
2. [A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century of Progress Spanish Village.]
[A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century
3. [A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century of Progress Spanish Village.]
[A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden,
4. [A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden,
5. [A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A Garden Arbor at the Century of Progress International Exposition Horticultural Exhibit.]
6. [A Garden Arbor at the Century of Progress International Exposition Horticultural Exhibit.]
[A large crowd awaits to hear Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano
7. [A large crowd awaits to hear Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, give an address before the Century of Progress Court of Honor, Hall of Science. Mrs. Roosevelt's speech that day was addressed to the women of the nation.]
[A native American Indian poses for the photographer at the South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States,
8. [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.]

[A participant in the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century
9. [A participant in the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century of Progress International Exposition in 1934.]
[A portrait of the six millionth visitor to the Century of Progress.]
10. [A portrait of the six millionth visitor to the Century of Progress.]
[A promotional poster announcing the 1934 opening for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
11. [A promotional poster announcing the 1934 opening for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A promotional poster for A Century of Progress depicting a minstrel jazz show in Vaudevillian style.]
12. [A promotional poster for A Century of Progress depicting a minstrel jazz show in Vaudevillian style.]

[A tour group from Reading, Pennsylvania visits the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
13. [A tour group from Reading, Pennsylvania visits the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A tour group from Reading, Pennsylvania visits the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
14. [A tour group from Reading, Pennsylvania visits the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A view of the Home Planning Hall in February of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
15. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in February of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[A View of the Skyride at night. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638
16. [A View of the Skyride at night. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]

[A View of the Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the
17. [A View of the Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[A woman affixing drawings to the Century of Progress Story Cove exhibit.]
18. [A woman affixing drawings to the Century of Progress Story Cove exhibit.]
[Aerial view of the Century of Progress. The Streets of Paris, one of the most popular exhibits at the
19. [Aerial view of the Century of Progress. The Streets of Paris, one of the most popular exhibits at the Fair, is in the foreground to the right.]
[American Indian demonstrating the use of a bow and arrow at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
20. [American Indian demonstrating the use of a bow and arrow at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
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