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 (18)
1933 (1)

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Gardens (12)
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[A Chinese garden inside the Century of Progress Horticulture building. The photo is undated.]
1. [A Chinese garden inside the Century of Progress Horticulture building. The photo is undated.]
[A Garden Arbor at the Century of Progress International Exposition Horticultural Exhibit.]
2. [A Garden Arbor at the Century of Progress International Exposition Horticultural Exhibit.]
[A night view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of Progress
3. [A night view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A scenic garden and small stream running through the "Foreign Villages" exhibition at the Century of
4. [A scenic garden and small stream running through the "Foreign Villages" exhibition at the Century of Progress.]

[An audience view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of
5. [An audience view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Century of Progress International Exposition, Horticultural Exhibit.]
6. [Century of Progress International Exposition, Horticultural Exhibit.]
[Century of Progress International Exposition, Horticultural Exhibit.]
7. [Century of Progress International Exposition, Horticultural Exhibit.]
[Century of Progress International Exposition, Mushroom Garden at the Horticultural Exhibit.]
8. [Century of Progress International Exposition, Mushroom Garden at the Horticultural Exhibit.]

[Century of Progress International Exposition, Mushroom Garden at the Horticultural Exhibit.]
9. [Century of Progress International Exposition, Mushroom Garden at the Horticultural Exhibit.]
[Garden leading up to the entrance of the Ford Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
10. [Garden leading up to the entrance of the Ford Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured
11. [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).]
[Statue of Ponce de Leon at the Horticultural Building Exhibit, Century of Progress International Exposition,
12. [Statue of Ponce de Leon at the Horticultural Building Exhibit, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[The Old Mill and the International Friendship Garden at the Century of Progress Horticultural Exhibit.]
13. [The Old Mill and the International Friendship Garden at the Century of Progress Horticultural Exhibit.]
[The Old Mill and the International Friendship Garden at the Century of Progress Horticultural Exhibit.]
14. [The Old Mill and the International Friendship Garden at the Century of Progress Horticultural Exhibit.]
[View of the Electrical Group building from the Edison Memorial Garden.]
15. [View of the Electrical Group building from the Edison Memorial Garden.]
"'Murderers Row' of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, which today defeated the Detroit Symphony Orchestra,
16. "'Murderers Row' of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, which today defeated the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, 18 to 17, in a fiercely fought softball game of seven inning duration in Grant Park adjoining the World's Fair, boasts a group of real sluggers. This quartet, reading left to fight; Bill Fantozzi (violin); Joe Mourek (trumpet); Sam Dolnik (violin) and Dan Seidenberg (first cellist), fired a volley of homers, triples and doubles, to score the triumph. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra appears twice daily in concerts at Swift Bandshell at the World's Fair, while the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is playing at Ford Gardens, also at A Century of Progress."

"Dan Seidenberg, first cellist, whose home run blast to deep center field at Grant Park shattered a deadlocked
17. "Dan Seidenberg, first cellist, whose home run blast to deep center field at Grant Park shattered a deadlocked softball game between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in the seventh inning today (Monday, July 23), boosted the Chicago concert masters to a sensational 18 to 17 victory today. The Chicago symphony Orchestra plays twice daily at Swift bandshell at the World's Fair while the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is filling a long engagement at Ford Gardens, also at the great exhibition. The games was to determine the softball championship between these two outstanding musical organizations."
"Japanese Pavilion at the World's Fair in winter. A striking snow scene was taken in the gardens before
18. "Japanese Pavilion at the World's Fair in winter. A striking snow scene was taken in the gardens before the Japanese exhibit which will open with the rest of the Century of Progress May 26th."
"Shriners to the number of more than two thousand yesterday attended the World's Fair. The band from
19. "Shriners to the number of more than two thousand yesterday attended the World's Fair. The band from Sinai Temple, Montpelier, Vermont, shown here made its official entrance into the grounds at noon, and following the parade played in the Court of States. Moslem Temple Shriners from Detroit marched down the Avenue of Flags and listened to the Detroit Symphony band dedicate a new march to them at the Ford Symphony Gardens."
 
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