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 (12)

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2.75x2 (12)

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Lakes & Ponds (7)
Panoramic Views (5)
Parks (4)
Galleries & Museums (3)
Planning Drawings (3)
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[A miniature panoramic diorama of A Century of Progress.]
1. [A miniature panoramic diorama of A Century of Progress.]
[Aerial view of the Century of Progress from the south.]
2. [Aerial view of the Century of Progress from the south.]
[Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
3. [Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
[Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]
4. [Aerial view of the Chicago lakefront and downtown in 1933.]

[An aerial panorama of the Century of Progress and the Chicago lakefront.]
5. [An aerial panorama of the Century of Progress and the Chicago lakefront.]
[Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront and the lagoon where the Fair was to be built.]
6. [Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront and the lagoon where the Fair was to be built.]
[Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large
7. [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.]
[Oblique view of the Field Museum of Natural History along Chicago's lakefront near downtown.]
8. [Oblique view of the Field Museum of Natural History along Chicago's lakefront near downtown.]

[Panoramic sketch of the Chicago lakefront showing how the construction of the Fair was progressing.]
9. [Panoramic sketch of the Chicago lakefront showing how the construction of the Fair was progressing.]
[Panoramic view of A Century of Progress.]
10. [Panoramic view of A Century of Progress.]
[Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of
11. [Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of the World Columbian Exposition in Hyde Park. The museum moved to its current location on park district space along the lakefront near downtown in 1921, and by 1930, it was joined by the addition of the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium nearby. Although technically not part of the Century of Progress, the three lakefront museums were located immediately north of the Fairgrounds and thus attracted many visitors from the Chicago World's Fair.]
[Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of
12. [Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of the World Columbian Exposition in Hyde Park. The museum moved to its current location on park district space along the lakefront near downtown in 1921, and by 1930, it was joined by the addition of the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium nearby. Although technically not part of the Century of Progress, the three lakefront museums were located immediately north of the Fairgrounds and thus attracted many visitors from the Chicago World's Fair.]

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