University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths,
1. [A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths, immigration, and emigration is calculated. The map estimated a net gain of one person every 37 seconds, with a U.S. population reaching just over 125,550,000 people.]
[A Chinese garden inside the Century of Progress Horticulture building. The photo is undated.]
2. [A Chinese garden inside the Century of Progress Horticulture building. The photo is undated.]
[A crowd gathers to celebrate Danish Day at the courtyard of the Hall of Science. This photo is undated]
3. [A crowd gathers to celebrate Danish Day at the courtyard of the Hall of Science. This photo is undated]
[A delegation of the Dairyman's Association visiting the Century of Progress. This photo is undated.]
4. [A delegation of the Dairyman's Association visiting the Century of Progress. This photo is undated.]

[A diorama depicting an early Mesopotamian ziggurat where grain was collected and stored. The heading
5. [A diorama depicting an early Mesopotamian ziggurat where grain was collected and stored. The heading to the diorama is entitled, "Wise Men Save for the Tomorrow."]
[A jungle scene at the Animal Behavior and the Environment exhibit at the Century of Progress International
6. [A jungle scene at the Animal Behavior and the Environment exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Pictured here in the foreground is an alligator and a parrot.]
[A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of a shipyard at A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
7. [A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of a shipyard at A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
[A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of the Bessemer manufacturing process used to make steel. The photo
8. [A large-scale U.S. Steel diorama of the Bessemer manufacturing process used to make steel. The photo is undated.]

[A model demonstrating the use of a Hoover vacuum cleaner. The photo is undated.]
9. [A model demonstrating the use of a Hoover vacuum cleaner. The photo is undated.]
[A U.S. Steel exhibit of a miniature railroad and viaduct made out of clay. The photo is undated.]
10. [A U.S. Steel exhibit of a miniature railroad and viaduct made out of clay. The photo is undated.]
[Aerial view of the Century of Progress. The Streets of Paris, one of the most popular exhibits at the
11. [Aerial view of the Century of Progress. The Streets of Paris, one of the most popular exhibits at the Fair, is in the foreground to the right.]
[Assembled guests and dignitaries gather around a bust of Robert Koch, the late German physician who
12. [Assembled guests and dignitaries gather around a bust of Robert Koch, the late German physician who won the Nobel Prize for discovering the bacteria that caused tuberculosis. The photo is undated.]

[Bedouin family sitting underneath a tent at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.] [This
13. [Bedouin family sitting underneath a tent at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.] [This is a poor family that might have come to Chicago for work.]
[Bow of S-49 submarine looking aft. Off to the left is the Italian Building. Third from left in the front
14. [Bow of S-49 submarine looking aft. Off to the left is the Italian Building. Third from left in the front row is William "Doc" Keeney, co-owner of S-49; fourth from left is Francis J. "Frank" Chrestensen, the other co-owner. Photo was taken ca. June 1933 when the submarine arrived at A Century of Progress.]
[Cashiers from A Century of Progress pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
15. [Cashiers from A Century of Progress pose for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
[Century of Progress President Rufus C. Dawes signing papers with famed jazz musician Hal Kemp. The photo
16. [Century of Progress President Rufus C. Dawes signing papers with famed jazz musician Hal Kemp. The photo is undated.]

[Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large
17. [Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large white building in the background is the Field Museum.]
[Construction of the Century of Progress Communication Hall and Water Gate. The view is from the west
18. [Construction of the Century of Progress Communication Hall and Water Gate. The view is from the west across the south lagoon.]
[Detail of the southern facade of the Hall of Science building. The Carillon Tower is seen on the right.]
19. [Detail of the southern facade of the Hall of Science building. The Carillon Tower is seen on the right.]
[Diorama depicting a circular horse-drawn mill, which agricultural societies have used since antiquity
20. [Diorama depicting a circular horse-drawn mill, which agricultural societies have used since antiquity to grind grain or pump water. The setting of this diorama is presumably ancient Sumerian or Egyptian, given the hieroglyphic or cuneiform writing that adorns its edges.]
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