University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A diorama depicting the John Kinzie's home near Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Kinzie bought his home from
1. [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 view of the Home Planning Hall in February of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
2. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in February of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[A view of the Home Planning Hall in January of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
3. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in January of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
4. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]

[A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
5. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[An early respirator, known as the Iron Lung, on display at A Century of Progress. The Iron Lung was
6. [An early respirator, known as the Iron Lung, on display at A Century of Progress. The Iron Lung was designed to help polio victims breathe.]
[An interior view of the Home Planning Hall in April of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall
7. [An interior view of the Home Planning Hall in April of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[Arthur J. Lamb and Alfred Solman's 1906 American musical, "We Parted as the Sun Went Down."]
8. [Arthur J. Lamb and Alfred Solman's 1906 American musical, "We Parted as the Sun Went Down."]

[Artist's rendition of a nineteenth-century estate somewhere along the Atlantic seaboard. The workers
9. [Artist's rendition of a nineteenth-century estate somewhere along the Atlantic seaboard. The workers in the painting appear to be harvesting the bark off the birch trees. Strips of birch bark were often used as a veneer for canoes of other hand-crafted items.]
[Exterior view of the Carillon Tower as seen from the north entrance to the Hall of Science.]
10. [Exterior view of the Carillon Tower as seen from the north entrance to the Hall of Science.]
[Exterior view of the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate
11. [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.]
[In this design by Wilbur Freece, known as "6 in Hand," the wagon is made of wood, the harness from leather,
12. [In this design by Wilbur Freece, known as "6 in Hand," the wagon is made of wood, the harness from leather, and the horses from plaster.]

[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
13. [Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located in front of the main entrance to the Hall of Science. The sculpture, known as Science Advancing Mankind, depicts 'Science' as a benign robot bending forward to nudge a male and female figure, i.e. 'humanity,' toward a brighter future. Woodruff's husband served as treasurer for the Century of Progress board of trustees in 1933.]
[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
14. [Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located in front of the main entrance to the Hall of Science. The sculpture, known as Science Advancing Mankind, depicts 'Science' as a benign robot bending forward to nudge a male and female figure, i.e. 'humanity,' toward a brighter future. Woodruff's husband served as treasurer for the Century of Progress board of trustees in 1933.]
[Photo of construction crew laying the foundation for the Lama Temple exhibit at A Century of Progress.
15. [Photo of construction crew laying the foundation for the Lama Temple exhibit at A Century of Progress. This building is a replica of the Chinese Lama Temple in Beijing, an eighteenth-century Qing imperial palace that also served as a Buddhist temple for Tibetan monks. The photo was taken in 1932.]
[Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of
16. [Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of the World Columbian Exposition in Hyde Park. The museum moved to its current location on park district space along the lakefront near downtown in 1921, and by 1930, it was joined by the addition of the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium nearby. Although technically not part of the Century of Progress, the three lakefront museums were located immediately north of the Fairgrounds and thus attracted many visitors from the Chicago World's Fair.]

[Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of
17. [Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of the World Columbian Exposition in Hyde Park. The museum moved to its current location on park district space along the lakefront near downtown in 1921, and by 1930, it was joined by the addition of the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium nearby. Although technically not part of the Century of Progress, the three lakefront museums were located immediately north of the Fairgrounds and thus attracted many visitors from the Chicago World's Fair.]
[Photo of the Lama Temple exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress. This building is a replica
18. [Photo of the Lama Temple exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress. This building is a replica of the Chinese Lama Temple in Beijing, an eighteenth-century Qing imperial palace that also served as a Buddhist temple for Tibetan monks. The photo was taken in 1932.]
[Photo of the Lama Temple exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress. This building is a replica
19. [Photo of the Lama Temple exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress. This building is a replica of the Chinese Lama Temple in Beijing, an eighteenth-century Qing imperial palace that also served as a Buddhist temple for Tibetan monks. The photo was taken in 1932.]
[Photo of the Lama Temple exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress. This building is a replica
20. [Photo of the Lama Temple exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress. This building is a replica of the Chinese Lama Temple in Beijing, an eighteenth-century Qing imperial palace that also served as a Buddhist temple for Tibetan monks. The photo was taken in 1932.]
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