University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths,
1. [A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths, immigration, and emigration is calculated. The map estimated a net gain of one person every 37 seconds, with a U.S. population reaching just over 125,550,000 people.]
[A Century of Progress promotional poster featuring the "I will" maiden beckoning fairgoers to attend
2. [A Century of Progress promotional poster featuring the "I will" maiden beckoning fairgoers to attend Chicago's centenary celebration.]
[A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden,
3. [A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden,
4. [A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[A crowd gathers at the Hall of Science courtyard for Mayor's Day on July 6th, 1932.]
5. [A crowd gathers at the Hall of Science courtyard for Mayor's Day on July 6th, 1932.]
[A delegation of the Dairyman's Association visiting the Century of Progress. This photo is undated.]
6. [A delegation of the Dairyman's Association visiting the Century of Progress. This photo is undated.]
[A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from
7. [A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from Jean Baptise Point DuSable, the first non-native settler in Chicago, in the 1780s and began a trading business with nearby Potawatomi Indians. Kinzie's wife, Eleanor, grew up among the Seneca as a captive.]
[A drawing of the S.S. Columbus, a German-built passenger ocean liner built in 1919. The Columbus was
8. [A drawing of the S.S. Columbus, a German-built passenger ocean liner built in 1919. The Columbus was eventually scuttled by captain and crew in 1939 after having been spotted by the British destroyer HMS Hyperion.]

[A large crowd awaits to hear Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano
9. [A large crowd awaits to hear Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, give an address before the Century of Progress Court of Honor, Hall of Science. Mrs. Roosevelt's speech that day was addressed to the women of the nation.]
[A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of a shipyard at A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
10. [A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of a shipyard at A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
[A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of the Bessemer manufacturing process used to make steel. The photo
11. [A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of the Bessemer manufacturing process used to make steel. The photo is undated.]
[A night view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of Progress
12. [A night view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous
13. [A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous U.S. Civil War battle fought in 1861. The Battle of Bull Run was the first major battle of the Civil War. The two armies would face off again a year later in the Second Battle of Bull Run. The Union Army was defeated in both battles.]
[A U.S. Steel exhibit of a miniature railroad and viaduct made out of clay. The photo is undated.]
14. [A U.S. Steel exhibit of a miniature railroad and viaduct made out of clay. The photo is undated.]
[A U.S. Steel exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress.]
15. [A U.S. Steel exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress.]
[A view of Chicago's Soldier Field from the stands.]
16. [A view of Chicago's Soldier Field from the stands.]

[A view of the Century of Progress Court of States exhibition under construction in 1933. Here workers
17. [A view of the Century of Progress Court of States exhibition under construction in 1933. Here workers can be seen constructing the exhibit's central arch.]
[A view of the Electrical Building's relief sculpture Stellar Energy by Ulric Henry Ellerhusen.]
18. [A view of the Electrical Building's relief sculpture Stellar Energy by Ulric Henry Ellerhusen.]
[A view of the speaker's rostrum from above, located along the eastern facade of the Hall of Science.
19. [A view of the speaker's rostrum from above, located along the eastern facade of the Hall of Science. The photo was taken while the building was under construction in January of 1932.]
[A view of Ulric Henry Ellerhusen's relief sculpture "Stellar Energy" on the front facade of the Electrical
20. [A view of Ulric Henry Ellerhusen's relief sculpture "Stellar Energy" on the front facade of the Electrical Building.]
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