University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Diorama showing a typical adobe house that Pueblo Indians built more than 1,000 years ago in the Taos,
41. [Diorama showing a typical adobe house that Pueblo Indians built more than 1,000 years ago in the Taos, New Mexico area.]
[Exterior view of Magic Mountain, part of the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The
42. [Exterior view of Magic Mountain, part of the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The photo was taken in March of 1933, a few months before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Exterior view of Magic Mountain, part of the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The
43. [Exterior view of Magic Mountain, part of the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The photo was taken in March of 1933, a few months before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Exterior view of the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The photo was taken in March
44. [Exterior view of the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The photo was taken in March of 1933, when the exhibit was under construction a few months before the grand opening of the Fair.]

[Exterior view of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction
45. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in March of 1932.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction
46. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in March of 1932.]
[Fair dignitaries review the Century of Progress publicity poster for 1933.]
47. [Fair dignitaries review the Century of Progress publicity poster for 1933.]
[Figurines representing the national costumes of Czechoslovakia, Switzerland, Wales, Sweden, Bretagne
48. [Figurines representing the national costumes of Czechoslovakia, Switzerland, Wales, Sweden, Bretagne (France), Scotland, Bavaria (Germany), and Holland.]

[Humorous diorama depicting an old rickety village with dilapidated buildings and villagers and barnyard
49. [Humorous diorama depicting an old rickety village with dilapidated buildings and villagers and barnyard animals standing around an unpaved town square. The sign at the top of the diorama reads, "We don't ask you to live like this!! Look over our listing.]
[In this design by Wilbur Freece, known as "6 in Hand," the wagon is made of wood, the harness from leather,
50. [In this design by Wilbur Freece, known as "6 in Hand," the wagon is made of wood, the harness from leather, and the horses from plaster.]
[Interior view of the Hall of Science fountain under construction. This photo was taken in March of 1932.]
51. [Interior view of the Hall of Science fountain under construction. This photo was taken in March of 1932.]
[Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago
52. [Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair. The photo was taken in March of 1933 while the exhibition was still under construction.]

[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
53. [Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located in front of the main entrance to the Hall of Science. The sculpture, known as Science Advancing Mankind, depicts 'Science' as a benign robot bending forward to nudge a male and female figure, i.e. 'humanity,' toward a brighter future. Woodruff's husband served as treasurer for the Century of Progress board of trustees in 1933.]
[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
54. [Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located in front of the main entrance to the Hall of Science. The sculpture, known as Science Advancing Mankind, depicts 'Science' as a benign robot bending forward to nudge a male and female figure, i.e. 'humanity,' toward a brighter future. Woodruff's husband served as treasurer for the Century of Progress board of trustees in 1933.]
[Model of boring machine invented by John "Iron-Mad" Wilkinson, an eighteenth-century British industrialist.]
55. [Model of boring machine invented by John "Iron-Mad" Wilkinson, an eighteenth-century British industrialist.]
[One of the first steam locomotives to run on rails, built by inventor Colonel John Stevens, on display
56. [One of the first steam locomotives to run on rails, built by inventor Colonel John Stevens, on display at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The prototype locomotive on display here contained a boiler steam propulsion system attached to a wagon.]

[Photo of an architectural drawing of Frank Buck's Animal Show exhibit at A Century of Progress International
57. [Photo of an architectural drawing of Frank Buck's Animal Show exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exhibit. The architectural firm that produced the drawing was Loebl, Schlossman & Demuth, a Chicago-based business that went on to design the Water Tower Place (1976) and the Prudential Plaza (1990).]
[Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured
58. [Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured a model of Mt. Kilallua volcano The architectural firm that produced the drawing was Loebl, Schlossman & Demuth, a Chicago-based business that went on to design the Water Tower Place (1976) and the Prudential Plaza (1990).]
[Photo of general manager Lenox R. Lohr dining with other invited guests at a luncheon. Lohr is seated
59. [Photo of general manager Lenox R. Lohr dining with other invited guests at a luncheon. Lohr is seated at the far end of the table in the center.]
[Photo of initial construction work for one the exhibition buildings for A Century of Progress International
60. [Photo of initial construction work for one the exhibition buildings for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
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