University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Floor plan for the Masonite House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
121. [Floor plan for the Masonite House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Floor plan for the Rostone House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
122. [Floor plan for the Rostone House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Floor plan for the Stran-Steel House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
123. [Floor plan for the Stran-Steel House exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit
124. [General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit includes a stone lamp from ancient Babylonia; a crude saucer lamp from southern Europe; a bronze lamp from Rome; a Betty lamp used in colonial New England; a whale oil lamp likely used by an early Chicago family; Edison's first practical lamp; the "smallest lamp in the world," used for medical examination inside the human body; and the "largest lamp in the world," used for lighting airports, athletic fields, and in the motion picture industry.]

[General Electric House of Magic Exhibit.]
125. [General Electric House of Magic Exhibit.]
[General view of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction, one month before the grand opening
126. [General view of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction, one month before the grand opening of the Century of Progress.]
[General view of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
127. [General view of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
[Ground-level view of the Radio Flyer display at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit. Photo
128. [Ground-level view of the Radio Flyer display at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit. Photo was taken in May of 1933, just one week before the grand opening of the Fair.]

[Inside one of the log cabins at the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
129. [Inside one of the log cabins at the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
[Interior view of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction
130. [Interior view of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in February of 1932.]
[Interior view of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction
131. [Interior view of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in February of 1932.]
[Interior view of the Hall of Science exhibit under construction. The photo was taken while the building
132. [Interior view of the Hall of Science exhibit under construction. The photo was taken while the building was under construction in December of 1931.]

[Interior view of the Hall of Science exhibit. The photo was taken while the building was under construction
133. [Interior view of the Hall of Science exhibit. The photo was taken while the building was under construction in December of 1931.]
[Interior view of the Hall of Science exhibit. The photo was taken while the building was under construction
134. [Interior view of the Hall of Science exhibit. The photo was taken while the building was under construction in December of 1931.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
135. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion was designed to resemble a giant airplane to celebrate Italo Balbo's transatlantic flight that ended at the Century of Progress in 1933. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and a minister in Benito Mussolini's government. The front of the building sported a design that resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. Seen here is the land reclamation exhibit located in the north wing of the Pavilion.]
[Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago
136. [Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair. The photo was taken in March of 1933 while the exhibition was still under construction.]

[Italian painting exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
137. [Italian painting exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[Laughing Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November
138. [Laughing Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of 1932.]
[Light sculpture that flanked the side of the Electrical Building exhibit at the Century of Progress
139. [Light sculpture that flanked the side of the Electrical Building exhibit at the Century of Progress Exposition.]
[Man in Bedouin clothes at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.]
140. [Man in Bedouin clothes at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.]
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