University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Exhibition Buildings (4)
Progress Photographs (4)
Exhibitions (3)
Pylons (Gateways) (2)
Sculpture (2)
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Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (3)

Date
ca. 1933-1934 (3)
1933 (2)
1932 (1)
1934 (1)

Format
7.5x9.5 (2)
9.5x7.5 (2)
9.25x7.5 (1)

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[A close-up view of the northeast corner of the Hall of Science.]
1. [A close-up view of the northeast corner of the Hall of Science.]
[A close-up view of the stairway leading up to the Hall of Science Tower.]
2. [A close-up view of the stairway leading up to the Hall of Science Tower.]
[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.]
[Close-up view of the four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall
4. [Close-up view of the four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]

[Close-up view of the Skyride with the Hall of Science in the foreground. Also visible on the upper right
5. [Close-up view of the Skyride with the Hall of Science in the foreground. Also visible on the upper right are two "rocket cars" transporting Fair patrons across the Skyride at an elevation of 210 feet. The ride across the Skyride took about four minutes.]
[Exterior view of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress a few months before the grand
6. [Exterior view of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress a few months before the grand opening of the Fair. This photo shows a close-up of the exhibit's pavilions.]
"Gloria Swanson, first 1934 Skyride visitor, takes a close-up inspection of the Hall of Science after
7. "Gloria Swanson, first 1934 Skyride visitor, takes a close-up inspection of the Hall of Science after getting a bird's-eye-view of it and the rest of the new World's Fair from the top of the 628 foot Skyride tower seen in the background."
 

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