University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride
41. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground-level view of the Radio Flyer display at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit. Photo
42. [Ground-level view of the Radio Flyer display at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit. Photo was taken in May of 1933, just one week before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Inside one of the log cabins at the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
43. [Inside one of the log cabins at the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
[Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of
44. [Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in April of 1933, just one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]

[Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of
45. [Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in April of 1933, just one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
46. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion was designed to resemble a giant airplane to celebrate Italo Balbo's 1933 transatlantic flight that ended at the Century of Progress. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and one of Benito Mussolini's government officials. The front of the building sported a design that resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. Seen here is a general view of the Pavilion's auditorium.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
47. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion was designed to resemble a giant airplane to celebrate Italo Balbo's 1933 transatlantic flight that ended at the Century of Progress. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and one of Benito Mussolini's government officials. The front of the building sported a design that resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. The photo here shows the speaker's rostrum in the building's auditorium.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
48. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion was designed to resemble a giant airplane to celebrate Italo Balbo's 1933 transatlantic flight that ended at the Century of Progress. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and one of Benito Mussolini's government officials. The front of the building sported a design that resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. The photo here shows the transparent photographs of Mussolini's forum in Rome on display in the Pavilion's auditorium room.]

[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
49. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's giant airplane design celebrated Italo Balbo's transatlantic flight to the Century of Progress in 1933. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and a minister in Benito Mussolini's government. The front of the building also resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. Seen here is one of the stairways leading up to the Pavilion's auditorium room.]
[One of the bathrooms inside the Hall of Science building.]
50. [One of the bathrooms inside the Hall of Science building.]
[One of the bathrooms inside the Hall of Science building.]
51. [One of the bathrooms inside the Hall of Science building.]
[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition at A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the
52. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition at A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]

[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century
53. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]
[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century
54. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]
[One of the entrances to the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
55. [One of the entrances to the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
[One of the entrances to the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
56. [One of the entrances to the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]

[One of the exhibits at A Century of Progress depicting a modest homestead in the tropics.]
57. [One of the exhibits at A Century of Progress depicting a modest homestead in the tropics.]
[One of the first steam locomotives to run on rails, built by inventor Colonel John Stevens, on display
58. [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.]
[One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured
59. [One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured Islamic art and architecture.] [There are four towers that look like they are part of a church. There are a lot of people that look like they just left the church in front of the towers.]
[One of the main entrances to the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
60. [One of the main entrances to the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
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