University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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1931 (14)
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[Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
1. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
2. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
3. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
4. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]

[Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
5. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
6. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
7. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
8. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]

[Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
9. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
10. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
11. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
12. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]

[Interior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
13. [Interior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]
[Interior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This
14. [Interior view of the Hall of Science under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in October of 1931.]
[The Association of Manufacturers of Chilled Car Wheels assemble before the Century of Progress Administration
15. [The Association of Manufacturers of Chilled Car Wheels assemble before the Century of Progress Administration Building in October of 1932.]
"A Century of Progress Exposition closing ceremony, October 31, 1934 - Midnight. Taps and lowering of
16. "A Century of Progress Exposition closing ceremony, October 31, 1934 - Midnight. Taps and lowering of flag by Mr. Rufus C. Dawes, President, and Major Lenox R. Lohr, General Manager."

"Facsimile of the souvenir ticket, in form of a certificate of last day attendance, which will be given
17. "Facsimile of the souvenir ticket, in form of a certificate of last day attendance, which will be given to every person who goes through the turnstiles at A Century of Progress on the final day, Wednesday, October 31. The certificate will be handed out, not at the ticket windows but at the turnstiles, and will be available from the opening hour until midnight. It bears the signatures of Rufus C. Dawes, president, and L.R. Lohr, general manager of the Exposition."
"Part of the 400 policeman who took part in the Chicago Day parade at the World's Fair on Tuesday , October
18. "Part of the 400 policeman who took part in the Chicago Day parade at the World's Fair on Tuesday , October 9th. The police contingent was made up of 250 police and 50 from each of the three park forces. They were reviewed by Mayor E. J. Kelly and other city officials who were guests of honor at the Fair."
"W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over
19. "W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over a grid-glow tube caused the lights of the Electrical Group of Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition -- to burst forth in brilliant radiance. This operation was one of the features of the official dedication of this group on October 12. From left to right: Dr. Louis L. Mann, who gave the invocation, President Rufus C. Dawes of A Century of Progress Exposition, B.E. Sunny, a trustee of the Exposition and former chairman of the board of the Illinois Bell Telephone Company who delivered the address of dedication, and Mr. Batchelder who presided at the ceremony."
"W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over
20. "W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over a grid-glow tube caused the lights of the Electrical Group of Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition -- to burst forth in brilliant radiance. This operation was one of the features of the official dedication of this group on October 12. From left to right: Dr. Louis L. Mann, who gave the invocation, President Rufus C. Dawes of A Century of Progress Exposition, B.E. Sunny, a trustee of the Exposition and former chairman of the board of the Illinois Bell Telephone Company who delivered the address of dedication, and Mr. Batchelder who presided at the ceremony."
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