University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Dioramas (27)
Indigenous Peoples (6)
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Date
ca. 1933-1934 (24)
1932 (3)
1933 (1)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (4)

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7.5x9.5 (4)
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[A diorama depicting an early Mesopotamian ziggurat where grain was collected and stored. The heading
1. [A diorama depicting an early Mesopotamian ziggurat where grain was collected and stored. The heading to the diorama is entitled, "Wise Men Save for the Tomorrow."]
[A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from
2. [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 diorama of buildings sponsored by the National Cash Register Company.]
3. [A diorama of buildings sponsored by the National Cash Register Company.]
[A diorama studio at the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
4. [A diorama studio at the Century of Progress International Exposition.]

[A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of a shipyard at A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
5. [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
6. [A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of the Bessemer manufacturing process used to make steel. The photo is undated.]
[A miniature panoramic diorama of A Century of Progress.]
7. [A miniature panoramic diorama of A Century of Progress.]
[A small-scale diorama of A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
8. [A small-scale diorama of A Century of Progress International Exposition.]

[Diorama depicting a British army encampment in the frontier territory of North America entreating with
9. [Diorama depicting a British army encampment in the frontier territory of North America entreating with Native Americans.]
[Diorama depicting a circular horse-drawn mill, which agricultural societies have used since antiquity
10. [Diorama depicting a circular horse-drawn mill, which agricultural societies have used since antiquity to grind grain or pump water. The setting of this diorama is presumably ancient Sumerian or Egyptian, given the hieroglyphic or cuneiform writing that adorns its edges.]
[Diorama depicting a lumber mill next to a river. The caption on the right reads, "Random Logs floating
11. [Diorama depicting a lumber mill next to a river. The caption on the right reads, "Random Logs floating down the river makes the lumber of the world."]
[Diorama depicting a Persian village.]
12. [Diorama depicting a Persian village.]

[Diorama depicting a village in Sumatra, Indonesia. The inscription at top reads "Nature's abundance
13. [Diorama depicting a village in Sumatra, Indonesia. The inscription at top reads "Nature's abundance on Every Hand."]
[Diorama of 9122 Longwood Drive, in Beverly, a southwest side neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.]
14. [Diorama of 9122 Longwood Drive, in Beverly, a southwest side neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.]
[Diorama of a nondescript North African, Middle Eastern or Near Eastern village with a large water cistern
15. [Diorama of a nondescript North African, Middle Eastern or Near Eastern village with a large water cistern in the center of the town square.]
[Diorama of the Chicago Historical Society.]
16. [Diorama of the Chicago Historical Society.]

[Diorama representing a New England fishing village. The sign on top reads, "On wind and weather the
17. [Diorama representing a New England fishing village. The sign on top reads, "On wind and weather the catch depends. Savings always sure."]
[Diorama showing a typical adobe house that Pueblo Indians built more than 1,000 years ago in the Taos,
18. [Diorama showing a typical adobe house that Pueblo Indians built more than 1,000 years ago in the Taos, New Mexico area.]
[Humorous diorama depicting an old rickety village with dilapidated buildings and villagers and barnyard
19. [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.]
[Three unidentified men looking over the diorama of the Century of Progress Belgian Village.]
20. [Three unidentified men looking over the diorama of the Century of Progress Belgian Village.]
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