University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A native American Indian poses for the photographer at the South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States,
1. [A native American Indian poses for the photographer at the South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas
2. [A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas of model villages from Spain, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Mexico, Tunisia, and Morocco, among others. Each village was staffed by employees in costumes native to the country being represented. The model villages also featured entertainment, an arts and crafts demonstration, and indoor and outdoor dining.]
[American Indian demonstrating the use of a bow and arrow at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
3. [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
4. [Diorama depicting a British army encampment in the frontier territory of North America entreating with Native Americans.]

[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 display promoting the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
6. [Native American display promoting the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
[Native American drumming at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
7. [Native American drumming at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
[Native American drumming at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
8. [Native American drumming at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]

[This miniature statuette by artist Wilbur Freece is made of butter. This figurine, depicting a Native
9. [This miniature statuette by artist Wilbur Freece is made of butter. This figurine, depicting a Native American hunting a buffalo, is entitled "Pride of the Past."]
[This miniature statuette of a Native American on horseback by artist Wilbur Freece is made of beef suet.
10. [This miniature statuette of a Native American on horseback by artist Wilbur Freece is made of beef suet. This figurine is entitled "Indian Squaw."]
"Arthur Bublitz and Lenore Feldon offer a bit of native dancing [known as] the Jarabe dance, at the Mexican
11. "Arthur Bublitz and Lenore Feldon offer a bit of native dancing [known as] the Jarabe dance, at the Mexican Village at the World's Fair. They are featured in the show that entertains afternoons and nights at the village."
"Barbara Lou and Lawrence Jeffers, of Jacksonville, Fla., the 'Sunshine Twins' of radio fame, looked
12. "Barbara Lou and Lawrence Jeffers, of Jacksonville, Fla., the 'Sunshine Twins' of radio fame, looked in on the exhibit of their native state when they visited the Worlds Fair as the result of carrying off first honors in a buck and wing dance competition staged at Benton Harbor, Mich., recently."

"Marie Martinez (right) receives a 1934 Indian Council Fire medal, Friday, September 7."
13. "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,
14. "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,
15. "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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