University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
541. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's giant airplane design celebrated Italo Balbo's transatlantic flight to 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 also 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 north side of the Pavilion's auditorium room.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
542. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's giant airplane-shaped design celebrated Italo Balbo's transatlantic flight to 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 also resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. Pictured here is a model of the Italian Ocean liner S.S. Rex. The Rex was launched in 1931 and operated until allied bombers destroyed the ship in 1944.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
543. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's giant airplane-shaped design celebrated Italo Balbo's transatlantic flight to 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 also 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 are the transparent photographs of the Via del Mare on display in the Pavilion's auditorium room.]
[Interior view of the Travel and Transport Building under construction in preparation for the Century
544. [Interior view of the Travel and Transport Building under construction in preparation for the Century of Progress.]

[Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago
545. [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.]
546. [Italian painting exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[James Reed, former U.S. Senator from Missouri, giving a speech at the Century of Progress Court of States.
547. [James Reed, former U.S. Senator from Missouri, giving a speech at the Century of Progress Court of States. Reed, a Democratic Senator from 1911 to 1929, opposed probation and U.S. participation in the League of Nations.]
[James Reed, former U.S. Senator from Missouri, giving a speech at the Century of Progress Court of States.
548. [James Reed, former U.S. Senator from Missouri, giving a speech at the Century of Progress Court of States. Reed, a Democratic Senator from 1911 to 1929, opposed probation and U.S. participation in the League of Nations.]

[Lakeside view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
549. [Lakeside view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Lakeside view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
550. [Lakeside view of the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Laughing Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November
551. [Laughing Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of 1932.]
[Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of A Century of Progress, greeting the American Institute of Bankers.]
552. [Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of A Century of Progress, greeting the American Institute of Bankers.]

[Light sculpture that flanked the side of the Electrical Building exhibit at the Century of Progress
553. [Light sculpture that flanked the side of the Electrical Building exhibit at the Century of Progress Exposition.]
[Lion tamer at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
554. [Lion tamer at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Lion Tamer at the Century of Progress Standard Oil 'Live Power Show.']
555. [Lion Tamer at the Century of Progress Standard Oil 'Live Power Show.']
[Log piles stacked together at Hawthorne Lumber Company.]
556. [Log piles stacked together at Hawthorne Lumber Company.]

[Long distance swimmer George Blagden, from Memphis, Tennessee, participated in a 15-mile race that was
557. [Long distance swimmer George Blagden, from Memphis, Tennessee, participated in a 15-mile race that was conducted along the shoreline of Lake Michigan.]
[Looking up the Carillon Tower of the Hall of Science.]
558. [Looking up the Carillon Tower of the Hall of Science.]
[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
559. [Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located in front of the main entrance to the Hall of Science. The sculpture, known as Science Advancing Mankind, depicts 'Science' as a benign robot bending forward to nudge a male and female figure, i.e. 'humanity,' toward a brighter future. Woodruff's husband served as treasurer for the Century of Progress board of trustees in 1933.]
[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
560. [Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located in front of the main entrance to the Hall of Science. The sculpture, known as Science Advancing Mankind, depicts 'Science' as a benign robot bending forward to nudge a male and female figure, i.e. 'humanity,' toward a brighter future. Woodruff's husband served as treasurer for the Century of Progress board of trustees in 1933.]
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