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 (10)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (8)

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[A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from
1. [A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from Jean Baptise Point DuSable, the first non-native settler in Chicago, in the 1780s and began a trading business with nearby Potawatomi Indians. Kinzie's wife, Eleanor, grew up among the Seneca as a captive.]
[American Indian demonstrating the use of a bow and arrow at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
2. [American Indian demonstrating the use of a bow and arrow at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
[Diorama depicting a British army encampment in the frontier territory of North America entreating with
3. [Diorama depicting a British army encampment in the frontier territory of North America entreating with Native Americans.]
[Diorama showing a typical adobe house that Pueblo Indians built more than 1,000 years ago in the Taos,
4. [Diorama showing a typical adobe house that Pueblo Indians built more than 1,000 years ago in the Taos, New Mexico area.]

[Hand-made pottery on display at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
5. [Hand-made pottery on display at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
[Native American drumming at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
6. [Native American drumming at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
[Native American drumming at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
7. [Native American drumming at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
"Diorama of Fort Dearborn, ca. 1809. Constructed for the International and Colonial Exposition, Paris,
8. "Diorama of Fort Dearborn, ca. 1809. Constructed for the International and Colonial Exposition, Paris, 1931."

"Diorama of the Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. Constructed for the International Colonial
9. "Diorama of the Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. Constructed for the International Colonial Exposition at Paris, 1931."
"Diorama showing scene typical of Indian life in the Blackfoot country. Constructed for the International
10. "Diorama showing scene typical of Indian life in the Blackfoot country. Constructed for the International Colonial Exposition at Paris, 1931."
"Marie Martinez (right) receives a 1934 Indian Council Fire medal, Friday, September 7."
11. "Marie Martinez (right) receives a 1934 Indian Council Fire medal, Friday, September 7."
"Marie Martinez, Pueblo Indian woman, with a 1934 Council Fire medal presented to her last night (Friday,
12. "Marie Martinez, Pueblo Indian woman, with a 1934 Council Fire medal presented to her last night (Friday, September 7) during Indian day ceremonies at the World's Fair, for the 'outstanding achievement of an Indian.' She is considered the most artistic maker of Indian pottery."

"William P. Wilkerson (Cherokee), president of the Indian Council Fire, confers with Marie Martinez,
13. "William P. Wilkerson (Cherokee), president of the Indian Council Fire, confers with Marie Martinez, one of the outstanding pottery makers in the world, and Whirling Thunder seated at the left, and Clear Water (Ottawa) about the plans for American Indian Day at the World's Fair, which will be observed Friday, September 7th."
   

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