University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Exterior view of one of the sculptures that adorned the facade of the Electrical Group building exhibition
41. [Exterior view of one of the sculptures that adorned the facade of the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair, 1933.]
[Exterior view of the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate
42. [Exterior view of the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate Marshall Field, the Field Museum was first incorporated as the "Columbian Museum of Chicago" shortly after the close of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.]
[Exterior view of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress a few months before the grand
43. [Exterior view of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress a few months before the grand opening of the Fair. This photo shows a close-up of the exhibit's pavilions.]
[Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
44. [Exterior 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.]

[Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
45. [Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's giant airplane-shaped 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.]
[Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
46. [Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's giant airplane-shaped 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.]
[Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
47. [Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's giant airplane-shaped 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.]
[Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before
48. [Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair. The relief "Stellar Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the facade of the building on the left.]

[Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
49. [Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. The relief "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the right facade of the building.]
[Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
50. [Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. The relief "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the right facade of the building.]
[Exterior view of the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building. The photo was taken in 1933
51. [Exterior view of the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building. The photo was taken in 1933 before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair.]
[Fair dignitaries posing with Frank Buck and the Sultan of Johore at the dedication of the 'Bring 'Em
52. [Fair dignitaries posing with Frank Buck and the Sultan of Johore at the dedication of the 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A Century of Progress International Exposition. Second from left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of A Century of Progress. The Sultan of Johore is standing on the right, with Buck third from right.]

[Fair dignitaries review the Century of Progress publicity poster for 1933.]
53. [Fair dignitaries review the Century of Progress publicity poster for 1933.]
[General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit
54. [General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit includes a stone lamp from ancient Babylonia; a crude saucer lamp from southern Europe; a bronze lamp from Rome; a Betty lamp used in colonial New England; a whale oil lamp likely used by an early Chicago family; Edison's first practical lamp; the "smallest lamp in the world," used for medical examination inside the human body; and the "largest lamp in the world," used for lighting airports, athletic fields, and in the motion picture industry.]
[Group photo of the Federation of Women's Club.]
55. [Group photo of the Federation of Women's Club.]
[Humorous diorama depicting an old rickety village with dilapidated buildings and villagers and barnyard
56. [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.]

[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
57. [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
58. [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
59. [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
60. [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 transatlantic flight that ended at 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 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 are the transparent photographs of the Roman Coliseum on display in the Pavilion's auditorium room.]
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