University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A view of the Great Hall looking southward.]
1. [A view of the Great Hall looking southward.]
[Artist's sketch of the Great Hall at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
2. [Artist's sketch of the Great Hall at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
[Interior photo of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building. Note the interior architecture,
3. [Interior photo of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building. Note the interior architecture, with the minimalist design and ornamentation.]
[Interior view of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science.]
4. [Interior view of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science.]

[Interior view of the Great Hall under construction at the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]
5. [Interior view of the Great Hall under construction at the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]
[Interior view of the Great Hall under construction at the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]
6. [Interior view of the Great Hall under construction at the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]
[Interior view of the Great Hall under construction inside the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]
7. [Interior view of the Great Hall under construction inside the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]
[Interior view of the Great Hall under construction inside the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]
8. [Interior view of the Great Hall under construction inside the Hall of Science in June of 1932.]

[Oblique view of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building.]
9. [Oblique view of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building.]
[The Great Court at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
10. [The Great Court at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
[View of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building.]
11. [View of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building.]
[View of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building.]
12. [View of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building.]

[View of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building.]
13. [View of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building.]
[View of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building.]
14. [View of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building.]
[View of the Great Hall looking north inside the Hall of Science building.]
15. [View of the Great Hall looking north inside the Hall of Science building.]
"Dan Seidenberg, first cellist, whose home run blast to deep center field at Grant Park shattered a deadlocked
16. "Dan Seidenberg, first cellist, whose home run blast to deep center field at Grant Park shattered a deadlocked softball game between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in the seventh inning today (Monday, July 23), boosted the Chicago concert masters to a sensational 18 to 17 victory today. The Chicago symphony Orchestra plays twice daily at Swift bandshell at the World's Fair while the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is filling a long engagement at Ford Gardens, also at the great exhibition. The games was to determine the softball championship between these two outstanding musical organizations."

"Ford's 'Drama of Transportation' in New World's Fair. This is a conception by Hugh Ferriss of what the
17. "Ford's 'Drama of Transportation' in New World's Fair. This is a conception by Hugh Ferriss of what the interior of the great Ford Building will look like when A Century of Progress opens in Chicago May 26. In this building, 900 feet long, the major portion of a $1,500,000 exhibit, will be dramatized the story of the contributions of science, industry and agriculture to the modern automobile. Opposite the structure will be a free park with seats for concert and entertainment programs."
"George Blagden, husky long distance swimmer, who represented the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Memphis,
18. "George Blagden, husky long distance swimmer, who represented the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Memphis, Tenn., in the 15 mile marathon grind at A Century of Progress in 1933, finishing second to Marvin Nelson, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, is out to capture the championship event when it is again staged on Sunday, July 22nd, at the World's Fair in Chicago. Nelson set a new American record of 7 hours, 22 minutes and 24 3-5 seconds to lead Blagden across the finishing line. Blagden is reported in great trim for the grueling battle. The race is sponsored by William Randolph Hearst, who has posted a purse of $10,000, the winner to receive $5,000.The race will start at the Seventy-ninth Street beach on Chicago's south side, with the course laid along the shore line of Lake Michigan and the last seven miles to be swum in the World's Fair Lagoon."
"Great Hall of the massive Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress exposition,
19. "Great Hall of the massive Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress exposition, which opens May 27th and closes November 1st. Ceilings, panels, balconies, and stairways of the building embody new and superb examples of modern architectural design. Here the spirit of man's scientific achievement during the past 100 years, the predominant note of the Exposition -- finds concrete expression. The hall of Science houses a wealth of exhibits by industries closely related to the basic industries, with sections devoted to biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics, physics, and medicine."
"Marco Polo at the court of the Chan of China bringing merchandise from Venice. Black, gold, and red
20. "Marco Polo at the court of the Chan of China bringing merchandise from Venice. Black, gold, and red are the dominating colors of the background. The blue and yellow robe of the Chan is a copy from an old Chinese dress at the Berlin Museum."
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