University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (50)
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[A view of the Hall of Science at night.] [I see a huge arrow pointing down.]
1. [A view of the Hall of Science at night.] [I see a huge arrow pointing down.]
[Bedouin family sitting underneath a tent at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.] [This
2. [Bedouin family sitting underneath a tent at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.] [This is a poor family that might have come to Chicago for work.]
[Close-up view of the four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall
3. [Close-up view of the four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
[Diving Demonstration at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
4. [Diving Demonstration at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Dog and pony show at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
5. [Dog and pony show at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Drawing from a Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving
6. [Drawing from a Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers and farmers. The soldiers are holding swords and wearing plumed hats, while the two farmers off to the right are carrying staffs and wearing bulkier clothing.]
[Drawing of an elaborate carving from a Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper drawing depicts three
7. [Drawing of an elaborate carving from a Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper drawing depicts three bulls being lead led into an athletic arena for a bull leaping ceremony. The lower drawing depicts pairs of boxers entering the ring equipped with headgear and gloves.]
[Man in Bedouin clothes at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.]
8. [Man in Bedouin clothes at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.]

[Man in costume standing underneath an archway at the Century of Progress "Spanish Village."]
9. [Man in costume standing underneath an archway at the Century of Progress "Spanish Village."]
[May pole dancers at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.] [The men and women
10. [May pole dancers at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.] [The men and women are walking aroung the pole.]
[One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured
11. [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.]
[Patrons walk through the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.
12. [Patrons walk through the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit. The exhibition was intended to recreate a German hamlet in the Black Forest during wintertime.]

[Patrons walk through the Swiss Village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition. Three
13. [Patrons walk through the Swiss Village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition. Three nuns are waking to the left.] ["The statue is in the middle of town where people come to shop on the weekend."]
[Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening
14. [Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening experiment with his son. In 1752, Franklin flew a kite with a metal key attached during a thunderstorm to prove that lightening was made of electricity. Although European scientists were already conducting similar experiments with electricity, Franklin is credited as the first one to propose using a metal rod or some other conductor to draw off electricity from lightening. Franklin's scientific achievements won him the admiration of Enlightenment intellectuals in Europe and North America and secured his reputation as a leading scientist.]
[Pottery artist working at the Century of Progress Mexican Village.]
15. [Pottery artist working at the Century of Progress Mexican Village.]
[Romanesque courtyard at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [The picture was taken
16. [Romanesque courtyard at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [The picture was taken inside the building and shows the yard.]

[Spectators watch ice skating show at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [All of
17. [Spectators watch ice skating show at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.] [All of the men are wearing the same hats.]
[Statue at the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
18. [Statue at the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
[Street scene at the Century of Progress Mexican Village. Note the pottery on display and the donkey
19. [Street scene at the Century of Progress Mexican Village. Note the pottery on display and the donkey carriage.]
[Street view of Enchanted Island, a children's playground at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
20. [Street view of Enchanted Island, a children's playground at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.] [There is a balloon man in a huge wagon.]
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