University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A conceptual drawing of the Agricultural Building, Century of Progress International Exposition.]
1. [A conceptual drawing of the Agricultural Building, Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A drafting room at the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
2. [A drafting room at the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A drawing of the S.S. Columbus, a German-built passenger ocean liner built in 1919. The Columbus was
3. [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 woman affixing drawings to the Century of Progress Story Cove exhibit.]
4. [A woman affixing drawings to the Century of Progress Story Cove exhibit.]

[Architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
5. [Architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
[Architectural drawing of unidentified building.]
6. [Architectural drawing of unidentified building.]
[Architectural illustration of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress.]
7. [Architectural illustration of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress.]
[Artist's rendition of the Emerson, Bohrer & Stirling building.]
8. [Artist's rendition of the Emerson, Bohrer & Stirling building.]

[Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront and the lagoon where the Fair was to be built.]
9. [Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront and the lagoon where the Fair was to be built.]
[Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large
10. [Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large white building in the background is the Field Museum.]
[Drawing from a Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving
11. [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
12. [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.]

[Oblique view of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
13. [Oblique view of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
[Oblique view of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
14. [Oblique view of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
[Panoramic sketch of the Chicago lakefront showing how the construction of the Fair was progressing.]
15. [Panoramic sketch of the Chicago lakefront showing how the construction of the Fair was progressing.]
[Photo of an architectural drawing of Frank Buck's Animal Show exhibit at A Century of Progress International
16. [Photo of an architectural drawing of Frank Buck's Animal Show exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exhibit. The architectural firm that produced the drawing was Loebl, Schlossman & Demuth, a Chicago-based business that went on to design the Water Tower Place (1976) and the Prudential Plaza (1990).]

[Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured
17. [Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured a model of Mt. Kilallua volcano The architectural firm that produced the drawing was Loebl, Schlossman & Demuth, a Chicago-based business that went on to design the Water Tower Place (1976) and the Prudential Plaza (1990).]
"The new exhibit house to be shown at the Century of Progress Exposition this year by General Houses,
18. "The new exhibit house to be shown at the Century of Progress Exposition this year by General Houses, Inc., will rise just south of the Lincoln Group on the lake front. This attractive five-room dwelling with attached garage will be a 'house of steel,' for this material will be used on the interior walls and ceiling as well as for the outside walls. The interior of the house is to be furnished throughout in a manner consistent with modern style trends. Howard T. Fisher is president and chief architect of the company."
"This portrait of Edison, Ford, and Firestone done by H. Harrington Betts is displayed on the walls of
19. "This portrait of Edison, Ford, and Firestone done by H. Harrington Betts is displayed on the walls of the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
 
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