University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (14)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (11)
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Sculpture (5)
Social Science (5)
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Pylons (Gateways) (5)
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[Close-up view of the four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall
1. [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
2. [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
3. [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.]
[Four pylon sculptures decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
4. [Four pylon sculptures decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]

[Four pylon sculptures decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
5. [Four pylon sculptures decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
[Nighttime view of four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall
6. [Nighttime view of four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
[One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured
7. [One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured Islamic art and architecture.] [There are four towers that look like they are part of a church. There are a lot of people that look like they just left the church in front of the towers.]
[The Monforte Sisters (the four women playing the instruments standing towards the rear left) perform
8. [The Monforte Sisters (the four women playing the instruments standing towards the rear left) perform at the Century of Progress Italian Village.]

"A special parking permit near the World's Fair grounds was the reward received by four New Orleans boys
9. "A special parking permit near the World's Fair grounds was the reward received by four New Orleans boys who drove this artistically bedecked auto from their home town to the Fair to witness Chicago week at the Exposition beginning today (Monday, August 6th). Left to right are: Michael S. Silvestri, Office L.C. Segele, Gasper A. Silvestri, Gasper J. Silvestri, and Charles A. Dupaquier."
"An enthusiastic crowd greeted the first appearance of the Bruce Toy Symphony Orchestra of Kansas City
10. "An enthusiastic crowd greeted the first appearance of the Bruce Toy Symphony Orchestra of Kansas City today (Tuesday) at the Court of States when it opened a three-day engagement. This unusual group of 60 children ranging from four to eight years, plays classical selections on marimbas, xylophones, orchestra bells, celestas, and a full complement of percussion instruments."
"Henry Sheldon, Chicago policeman, breaks a bottle a bottle of sparkling Burgundy over 'A Century of
11. "Henry Sheldon, Chicago policeman, breaks a bottle a bottle of sparkling Burgundy over 'A Century of Progress Ranger' officially launching a Hudson Terraplane Coach on a ruggedness run, which will cover four states. The test will continue two weeks and the car is expected to roll up a year's mileage in that time. Sheldon, who resides at 5705 Seminole ave., was the winner of a contest in which the name of the car was selected."
"Pushing his invention, a one-pole tent, all the way from Milwaukee, Wis., Roy Lister arrived at the
12. "Pushing his invention, a one-pole tent, all the way from Milwaukee, Wis., Roy Lister arrived at the Chicago World's Fair today (Friday June 29th) after a four day trip. Lister's tent is convenient for single campers, as it requires only a single rope and pole."

"Two hundred homing pigeons, released from the stage of the Lagoon Theater, were an effective part of
13. "Two hundred homing pigeons, released from the stage of the Lagoon Theater, were an effective part of the opening day ceremonies at the new World's Fair in Chicago, Saturday, May 26th. Fifty flew in each of the four directions, carrying the message of A Century of Progress to the world."
"When light beams from the star Arcturus were picked up by photoelectric tubes at four observatories,
14. "When light beams from the star Arcturus were picked up by photoelectric tubes at four observatories, signals flashed on this display board on the rostrum of the Hall of Science to the show the audience how the official lighting of A Century of Progress was accomplished."
  

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