University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The
61. [Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.]
[Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The
62. [Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.]
[Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The
63. [Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.]
[Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island from the Century of Progress lagoon. The Federal
64. [Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island from the Century of Progress lagoon. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.]

[Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before
65. [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
66. [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.]
[Fashionably-dressed women pose for the Century of Progress "Fair on Parade."]
67. [Fashionably-dressed women pose for the Century of Progress "Fair on Parade."]
[Fashionably-dressed women pose for the Century of Progress "Fair on Parade."]
68. [Fashionably-dressed women pose for the Century of Progress "Fair on Parade."]

[Ground level view of the Century of Progress Skyride tower in 1933. The southern facade of the Hall
69. [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.]
[Hand-made pottery on display at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
70. [Hand-made pottery on display at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
[Interior designers working on sketches inside the Lama Temple.]
71. [Interior designers working on sketches inside the Lama Temple.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
72. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion was designed to resemble a giant airplane to celebrate Italo Balbo's 1933 transatlantic flight that ended at the Century of Progress. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and one of Benito Mussolini's government officials. The front of the building sported a design that resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century. The photo here shows the transparent photographs of Mussolini's forum in Rome on display in the Pavilion's auditorium room.]

[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion
73. [Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion was designed to resemble a giant airplane to celebrate Italo Balbo's transatlantic flight that ended at 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 sported a design that 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 Roman Coliseum on display in the Pavilion's auditorium room.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
74. [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 are the transparent photographs of the Roman Capitol on display in the Pavilion's auditorium room.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
75. [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 are the transparent photographs of the Roman Forum on display in the Pavilion's auditorium room.]
[Interior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
76. [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.]

[Machine operators working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
77. [Machine operators working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
[One of the first steam locomotives to run on rails, built by inventor Colonel John Stevens, on display
78. [One of the first steam locomotives to run on rails, built by inventor Colonel John Stevens, on display at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The prototype locomotive on display here contained a boiler steam propulsion system attached to a wagon.]
[One of the soda shops on or nearby the Century of Progress fairgrounds.]
79. [One of the soda shops on or nearby the Century of Progress fairgrounds.]
[Participants in the 'Parade of the Masques,' which was held on the Boardwalk of the Midway.]
80. [Participants in the 'Parade of the Masques,' which was held on the Boardwalk of the Midway.]
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