University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths,
1. [A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths, immigration, and emigration is calculated. The map estimated a net gain of one person every 37 seconds, with a U.S. population reaching just over 125,550,000 people.]
[A depiction of one of fairgrounds at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
2. [A depiction of one of fairgrounds at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A diorama depicting an early Mesopotamian ziggurat where grain was collected and stored. The heading
3. [A diorama depicting an early Mesopotamian ziggurat where grain was collected and stored. The heading to the diorama is entitled, "Wise Men Save for the Tomorrow."]
[A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from
4. [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.]

[A drawing of the S.S. Columbus, a German-built passenger ocean liner built in 1919. The Columbus was
5. [A drawing of the S.S. Columbus, a German-built passenger ocean liner built in 1919. The Columbus was eventually scuttled by captain and crew in 1939 after having been spotted by the British destroyer HMS Hyperion.]
[A Fair tour guide handing out official guidebooks to visitors at A Century of Progress International
6. [A Fair tour guide handing out official guidebooks to visitors at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[A graphic display featuring prehistoric tools used by Neolithic-age societies.]
7. [A graphic display featuring prehistoric tools used by Neolithic-age societies.]
[A jungle scene at the Animal Behavior and the Environment exhibit at the Century of Progress International
8. [A jungle scene at the Animal Behavior and the Environment exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Pictured here in the foreground is an alligator and a parrot.]

[A man operating a Western Electric telephone switchboard at A Century of Progress International Exposition,
9. [A man operating a Western Electric telephone switchboard at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[A model ship being built for one of the exhibits at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
10. [A model ship being built for one of the exhibits at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A small-scale diorama of A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
11. [A small-scale diorama of A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
12. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]

[A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
13. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[A visiting delegation to A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
14. [A visiting delegation to A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[A woman operating a weaving machine at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
15. [A woman operating a weaving machine at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[A workshop where woodworkers are repairing and finishing a variety of chairs.]
16. [A workshop where woodworkers are repairing and finishing a variety of chairs.]

[An 1898 model automobile built by the Duryea Motor Wagon Company. Duryea began manufacturing automobiles
17. [An 1898 model automobile built by the Duryea Motor Wagon Company. Duryea began manufacturing automobiles in 1895 and was the first American company to build gasoline-powered vehicle in the United States.]
[An archeological exhibit representing a cross-section of artifacts found in a typical city garbage dump.
18. [An archeological exhibit representing a cross-section of artifacts found in a typical city garbage dump. The exhibit explains how archeologists can "read" the past of a given society by sifting through its trash.]
[An early 1930s minibus parked behind a late-nineteenth century model of a "horseless carriage," the
19. [An early 1930s minibus parked behind a late-nineteenth century model of a "horseless carriage," the prototype to Henry Ford's popular Model T automobile.]
[An early respirator, known as the Iron Lung, on display at A Century of Progress. The Iron Lung was
20. [An early respirator, known as the Iron Lung, on display at A Century of Progress. The Iron Lung was designed to help polio victims breathe.]
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