University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of
1. [A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of 1932.]
[A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of
2. [A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of 1932.]
[A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths,
3. [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 rubber boat in 1932.]
4. [A Century of Progress rubber boat in 1932.]

[A close up view of one of the entrances of the Electrical Group building at A Century of Progress International
5. [A close up view of one of the entrances of the Electrical Group building at A Century of Progress International Exposition in early 1933, a few months before the opening of Fair.]
[A Crowd gathers in May of 1933 to watch parades and marching bands perform at Soldier Field.]
6. [A Crowd gathers in May of 1933 to watch parades and marching bands perform at Soldier Field.]
[A delegation of Yugoslavians visits the Century of Progress and meets with fair officials in 1932.]
7. [A delegation of Yugoslavians visits the Century of Progress and meets with fair officials in 1932.]
[A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from
8. [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
9. [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 group of medical practitioners specializing in rheumatism gathers at the Century of Progress fairgrounds
10. [A group of medical practitioners specializing in rheumatism gathers at the Century of Progress fairgrounds in 1932.]
[A group of Yugoslavians visiting Chicago and touring the Century of Progress fairgrounds in 1932.]
11. [A group of Yugoslavians visiting Chicago and touring the Century of Progress fairgrounds in 1932.]
[A jungle scene at the Animal Behavior and the Environment exhibit at the Century of Progress International
12. [A jungle scene at the Animal Behavior and the Environment exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Pictured here in the foreground is an alligator and a parrot.]

[A leopard sitting in a cage.]
13. [A leopard sitting in a cage.]
[A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a coal miner working in a
14. [A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a coal miner working in a mine shaft.]
[A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas
15. [A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas of model villages from Spain, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Mexico, Tunisia, and Morocco, among others. Each village was staffed by employees in costumes native to the country being represented. The model villages also featured entertainment, an arts and crafts demonstration, and indoor and outdoor dining.]
[A participant in the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century
16. [A participant in the Central States Parole conference which was held at Illinois Host House at the Century of Progress International Exposition in 1934.]

[A photograph of Niagra Falls in the wintertime.]
17. [A photograph of Niagra Falls in the wintertime.]
[A procession of women in period costume carrying what appear to be bibles at the Century of Progress
18. [A procession of women in period costume carrying what appear to be bibles at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
[A promotional poster for A Century of Progress depicting a minstrel jazz show in Vaudevillian style.]
19. [A promotional poster for A Century of Progress depicting a minstrel jazz show in Vaudevillian style.]
[A replica of the United States Fort Dearborn, which was built on the banks of the Chicago River in 1803.]
20. [A replica of the United States Fort Dearborn, which was built on the banks of the Chicago River in 1803.]
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