University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas
1. [A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas of model villages from Spain, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Mexico, Tunisia, and Morocco, among others. Each village was staffed by employees in costumes native to the country being represented. The model villages also featured entertainment, an arts and crafts demonstration, and indoor and outdoor dining.]
[An outdoor restaurant at the Century of Progress "Black Forest Village" exhibit.]
2. [An outdoor restaurant at the Century of Progress "Black Forest Village" exhibit.]
[Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
3. [Figurines at the Art & Costume Collection exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. These figures are displaying costumes from Germany.]
[Figurines representing the national costumes of Czechoslovakia, Switzerland, Wales, Sweden, Bretagne
4. [Figurines representing the national costumes of Czechoslovakia, Switzerland, Wales, Sweden, Bretagne (France), Scotland, Bavaria (Germany), and Holland.]

[Patrons walk through the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.
5. [Patrons walk through the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit. The exhibition was intended to recreate a German hamlet in the Black Forest during wintertime.]
[Patrons watch ice skating at the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages"
6. [Patrons watch ice skating at the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.]
[The Old Heidelberg Inn restaurant at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.]
7. [The Old Heidelberg Inn restaurant at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.]
[The Old Heidelberg Inn restaurant at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.]
8. [The Old Heidelberg Inn restaurant at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.]

[The preliminary winners at the Miss Century of Progress Contest. The women pictured here were local
9. [The preliminary winners at the Miss Century of Progress Contest. The women pictured here were local residents of Chicago who, by virtue of their ethnic identity, represented the nations of Scotland, England, Germany, Hungary, Wales, and Austria.]
"Lübeck around 1450 was one of the centers of commerce. It's wealthy; merchants controlled the continent
10. "Lübeck around 1450 was one of the centers of commerce. It's wealthy; merchants controlled the continent and had connections all over the world. Our picture shows the market place. Big merchants were dealing here in wholesale, and in the booths the good housekeepers did their shopping. The lady wears the typical Lübeck costume with a blue hermine-trimmed coat."
"Main dining room of the Heidelberg Inn. The restaurant was a replica of the world famous Heidelberg
11. "Main dining room of the Heidelberg Inn. The restaurant was a replica of the world famous Heidelberg Inn in Nuremberg, Germany."
"Reunion in Chicago! The Chicago World's Fair was the meeting place yesterday (Sunday) for a brother
12. "Reunion in Chicago! The Chicago World's Fair was the meeting place yesterday (Sunday) for a brother and sister who had not seen each other for more than forty years. Mrs. Amelia Scott of Long Beach, California who left her home in Kerlsruhe, Baden, Germany, to make her home in the United States for the dual purpose of seeing the World's Fair and her brother Eugene Oeschler, a Chicago salesman. The pair had not met since Mrs. Scott left Germany, although Oeschler came from Germany in 1923."

"Reunion in Chicago! The Chicago World's Fair was the meeting place yesterday (Sunday) for a brother
13. "Reunion in Chicago! The Chicago World's Fair was the meeting place yesterday (Sunday) for a brother and sister who had not seen each other for more than forty years. Mrs. Amelia Scott of Long Beach, California, who left her home in Kerlsruhe, Baden, Germany in 1892 to make her home in the United States for the dual purpose of seeing the World's Fair and her brother Eugene Oeschler, a Chicago salesman. The pair has not met since Mrs. Scott left Germany, although Oeschler cam from Germany in 1923."
"World's Fair visitors chose Elinor Huesman, 17, of 1102 Loyola Avenue, as the most beautiful of the
14. "World's Fair visitors chose Elinor Huesman, 17, of 1102 Loyola Avenue, as the most beautiful of the beauties representing 30 nationalities, for the title of 'Miss Century of Progress.' She was 'Miss Germany' in the contest which was conducted on the Fair grounds, the selection being made by popular vote. In addition to being a senior at Sullivan High School, Miss Huesman is a dance instructor."
  

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