University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Man in costume standing underneath an archway at the Century of Progress "Spanish Village."]
61. [Man in costume standing underneath an archway at the Century of Progress "Spanish Village."]
[May pole dancers at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.] [The men and women
62. [May pole dancers at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.] [The men and women are walking aroung the pole.]
[Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper carving depicts three bulls being lead led into an athletic
63. [Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper carving depicts three bulls being lead led into an athletic arena for a bull leaping ceremony. The lower carving depicts pairs of boxers entering the ring equipped with headgear and gloves.]
[Nightime view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
64. [Nightime view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Nighttime view of four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall
65. [Nighttime view of four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
[Oblique view of the northern facade to the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit
66. [Oblique view of the northern facade to the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in January of 1932.]
[One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured
67. [One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured Islamic art and architecture.] [There are four towers that look like they are part of a church. There are a lot of people that look like they just left the church in front of the towers.]
[Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
68. [Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The Century of Progress showcased the artistic, cultural, and scientific achievements of Czechoslovakia, then a newly independent country that had won its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the end of World War One. Anton Cermak, mayor of Chicago from 1931 until his assassination in 1933, just a few months prior to the Century of Progress grand opening, was a Czech immigrant from Bohemia.]

[Patrons at the Century of Progress Foreign Villages exhibit, ca. 1933-1934.]
69. [Patrons at the Century of Progress Foreign Villages exhibit, ca. 1933-1934.]
[Patrons walk through the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.
70. [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 walk through the Swiss Village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition. Three
71. [Patrons walk through the Swiss Village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition. Three nuns are waking to the left.] ["The statue is in the middle of town where people come to shop on the weekend."]
[Patrons watch ice skating at the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages"
72. [Patrons watch ice skating at the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.]

[Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
73. [Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
74. [Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Pottery artist working at the Century of Progress Mexican Village.]
75. [Pottery artist working at the Century of Progress Mexican Village.]
[Promoters used the star Arcturus to ceremoniously open A Century of Progress in 1933. It was believed
76. [Promoters used the star Arcturus to ceremoniously open A Century of Progress in 1933. It was believed that the light of Arcturus took 40 years to reach the Earth, and this fact was used as a way to connect the Century of Progress with Chicago's earlier world fair in 1893.]

[Romanesque courtyard at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [The picture was taken
77. [Romanesque courtyard at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [The picture was taken inside the building and shows the yard.]
[Snake handlers at the Moroccan Village, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
78. [Snake handlers at the Moroccan Village, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Spectators walk through the "Merrie England" village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.]
79. [Spectators walk through the "Merrie England" village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.]
[Spectators watch ice skating show at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [All of
80. [Spectators watch ice skating show at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [All of the men are wearing the same hats.]
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