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 (7)

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Presidents (5)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (5)

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[The Rutledge Tavern in the Lincoln Group exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
1. [The Rutledge Tavern in the Lincoln Group exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
"The new exhibit house to be shown at the Century of Progress Exposition this year by General Houses,
2. "The new exhibit house to be shown at the Century of Progress Exposition this year by General Houses, Inc., will rise just south of the Lincoln Group on the lake front. This attractive five-room dwelling with attached garage will be a 'house of steel,' for this material will be used on the interior walls and ceiling as well as for the outside walls. The interior of the house is to be furnished throughout in a manner consistent with modern style trends. Howard T. Fisher is president and chief architect of the company."
Abraham Lincoln impersonator at the Abraham Lincoln complex, Century of Progress International Exposition,
3. Abraham Lincoln impersonator at the Abraham Lincoln complex, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. [Abraham Lincol grew up on a farm? Why is he making fun of Abraham Lincoln?]
Building at the left is a replica of the Lincoln-Berry store where Abraham Lincoln clerked in New Salem,
4. Building at the left is a replica of the Lincoln-Berry store where Abraham Lincoln clerked in New Salem, Illinois.

Panoramic view of Abraham Lincoln complex at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.
5. Panoramic view of Abraham Lincoln complex at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The exhibit includes reproductions of Lincoln's birthplace, his early home in Indiana, the Lincoln-Berry store, where he clerked, and the Wigwam where he was nominated for the U.S. presidency. The building at the far left is a reproduction of the Rutledge Tavern where Lincoln met and courted Anne Rutledge. Lake Michigan is seen in the background.
Replica of Abraham Lincoln's early home in Indiana.
6. Replica of Abraham Lincoln's early home in Indiana.
The "Wigwam" is a replica of the convention hall where Abraham Lincoln was nominated for the presidency
7. The "Wigwam" is a replica of the convention hall where Abraham Lincoln was nominated for the presidency in Chicago in 1860.
 

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