University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A view of the Century of Progress Court of States exhibition under construction in 1933. Here workers
1. [A view of the Century of Progress Court of States exhibition under construction in 1933. Here workers can be seen constructing the exhibit's central arch.]
[An exhibit depicting the development and use of metallurgy, tools, and machines in human history being
2. [An exhibit depicting the development and use of metallurgy, tools, and machines in human history being constructed for display at one of the Fair's prehistoric exhibits.]
[Construction of the children's theater for the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The
3. [Construction of the children's theater for the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The photo was taken in February of 1933, a few months before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Construction of the children's theater for the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The
4. [Construction of the children's theater for the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The photo was taken in March of 1933, a few months before the grand opening of the Fair.]

[Exterior view of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress a few months before the grand
5. [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.]
[General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit
6. [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.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
7. [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
8. [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.]

[Officials related to the Mexico's 'Good Will Tour' at the Century of Progress. From left to right: Miss
9. [Officials related to the Mexico's 'Good Will Tour' at the Century of Progress. From left to right: Miss Maria Elena Olhoa; Justo Benitez, an attorney; Eugenio Pasqueiro of the Mexican Consulate; Albert Wimer, in charge of the Century of Progress Mexican Village exhibit; Bearl Spratt; and Miss Mary Spratt.]
[Photo of an architectural drawing of Frank Buck's Animal Show exhibit at A Century of Progress International
10. [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).]
[The Johnson Motor and Boat exhibit. In this photograph, patrons view the company's display of its Sea-Horse
11. [The Johnson Motor and Boat exhibit. In this photograph, patrons view the company's display of its Sea-Horse outboard engines.]
[The Johnson Motor and Boat exhibit. On display here was one of the company's latest designs of boats.]
12. [The Johnson Motor and Boat exhibit. On display here was one of the company's latest designs of boats.]

[Tuberculosis, pneumonia, cancer, heart disease, Bright's disease]
13. [Tuberculosis, pneumonia, cancer, heart disease, Bright's disease]
[View of the Electrical Group exhibition building from the courtyard fountain. "Light," the bas relief
14. [View of the Electrical Group exhibition building from the courtyard fountain. "Light," the bas relief sculpture behind the fountain, adorns the facade of the building's Electric Light and Power Industry exhibit.]
[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
15. [View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair. Enchanted Island was built between the lagoon and Lake Michigan, and included a mountainside slide, a fairy castle, a mechanical zoo, a miniature railroad, and a theater, among other exhibits. This photo was taken in December of 1932.]
[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
16. [View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair. Enchanted Island was built between the lagoon and Lake Michigan, and included a mountainside slide, a fairy castle, a mechanical zoo, a miniature railroad, and a theater, among other exhibits. This photo was taken in January of 1933.]

[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
17. [View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair. Enchanted Island was built between the lagoon and Lake Michigan, and included a mountainside slide, a fairy castle, a mechanical zoo, a miniature railroad, and a theater, among other exhibits. This photo was taken in January of 1933.]
[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
18. [View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair. Enchanted Island was built between the lagoon and Lake Michigan, and included a mountainside slide, a fairy castle, a mechanical zoo, a miniature railroad, and a theater, among other exhibits. This photo was taken in March of 1933.]
"A display of the Industrial Electric Heat Applications shown as part of Electric Light and Power Industry's
19. "A display of the Industrial Electric Heat Applications shown as part of Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair."
"A happy group of visitors after their first day at the new World's Fair from York and York County Pennsylvania.
20. "A happy group of visitors after their first day at the new World's Fair from York and York County Pennsylvania. The party, under the chaperonage of Glenn E. Bailey and J.W. Barwick, numbers 153, and is composed of 75 school children and 60 teachers. They already have visited all exhibit buildings, the Field Museum, Colonial Village, the Lama Temple and Fort Dearborn. They leave Friday for home, and are staying at Judson Court, University of Chicago."
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