University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Visits of State (14)
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[Aimee Semple McPherson (seated on the left) at the Streets of Paris outdoor café. McPherson was a controversial
1. [Aimee Semple McPherson (seated on the left) at the Streets of Paris outdoor café. McPherson was a controversial Pentecostal evangelist and founder of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel.]
[Bow of S-49 submarine looking aft. Off to the left is the Italian Building. Third from left in the front
2. [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.]
[Century of Progress Rufus C. Dawes (left), and RCA executive Owen D. Young standing in front of a painting
3. [Century of Progress Rufus C. Dawes (left), and RCA executive Owen D. Young standing in front of a painting of the Hall of Science exhibition.]
[Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before
4. [Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair. The relief "Stellar Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the facade of the building on the left.]

[Fair dignitaries posing with Frank Buck and the Sultan of Johore at the dedication of the 'Bring 'Em
5. [Fair dignitaries posing with Frank Buck and the Sultan of Johore at the dedication of the 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A Century of Progress International Exposition. Second from left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of A Century of Progress. The Sultan of Johore is standing on the right, with Buck third from right.]
[Fireworks display at night. The outline of the Century of Progress Skyride tower and cableway can be
6. [Fireworks display at night. The outline of the Century of Progress Skyride tower and cableway can be seen to the right of the fireworks. The Federal Building complex at Northerly Island is also seen here at the lower left of the photograph.]
[Ground level view of the Century of Progress Skyride tower in 1933. The southern facade of the Hall
7. [Ground level view of the Century of Progress Skyride tower in 1933. The southern facade of the Hall of Science is to the right, while the Chinese Lama Temple can be seen below on the left.]
[Ground level view of the Hall of Science. The souvenir shop and park benches are just to the left of
8. [Ground level view of the Hall of Science. The souvenir shop and park benches are just to the left of the main entrance.]

[Members of the Coca-Cola team celebrate after winning of the Century of Progress rickshaw race. They
9. [Members of the Coca-Cola team celebrate after winning of the Century of Progress rickshaw race. They are, from left to right: Bob Milow, George Nelson, and Jane Fite.]
[Oblique view of the eastern facade of the Hall of Science with the Carillon Tower to the left.]
10. [Oblique view of the eastern facade of the Hall of Science with the Carillon Tower to the left.]
[Officials related to the Mexico's 'Good Will Tour' at the Century of Progress. From left to right: Miss
11. [Officials related to the Mexico's 'Good Will Tour' at the Century of Progress. From left to right: Miss Maria Elena Olhoa; Justo Benitez, an attorney; Eugenio Pasqueiro of the Mexican Consulate; Albert Wimer, in charge of the Century of Progress Mexican Village exhibit; Bearl Spratt; and Miss Mary Spratt.]
[One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured
12. [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.]

[Patrons walk through the Swiss Village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition. Three
13. [Patrons walk through the Swiss Village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition. Three nuns are waking to the left.] ["The statue is in the middle of town where people come to shop on the weekend."]
[Portrait of Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-eighth President of the United States. To the left is a smaller
14. [Portrait of Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-eighth President of the United States. To the left is a smaller portrait of Harper's Weekly editor Colonel George Harvey, an early supporter of Wilson's candidacy for U.S. President. To the right is Colonel Henry Watterson, the renowned editor of the Louisville Courier Journal. The caption below notes that Colonel Watterson was outraged over Wilson's decision to politically distance his presidential campaign from Colonel Harvey and Harper's Weekly. Wilson believed that Colonel Harvey's Wall Street connections would turn off voters in the general election.]
[Southeast view of the front courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the
15. [Southeast view of the front courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair, 1932. Both "Stellar Energy" (left) and "Atomic Energy" (right) by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen can be seen flanking the building's main entrance in the center.]
[The eastern facade of the Hall of Science, with the bottom portion of the Carillon Tower visible to
16. [The eastern facade of the Hall of Science, with the bottom portion of the Carillon Tower visible to the left of the stairway.]

[The engine to the right is a Corliss steam engine, built ca.1884. The smaller engine on the left is
17. [The engine to the right is a Corliss steam engine, built ca.1884. The smaller engine on the left is a model of a turbine engine built by Swedish engineer Gustaf Patrik de Laval in 1884. Both the turbine and steam engine pictured here could generate approximately 75 HP of power.]
[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
18. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]
[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
19. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]
[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
20. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]
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