University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Patrons walk through the Swiss Village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition. Three
81. [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."]
[Photo of an architectural drawing of Frank Buck's Animal Show exhibit at A Century of Progress International
82. [Photo of an architectural drawing of Frank Buck's Animal Show exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exhibit. The architectural firm that produced the drawing was Loebl, Schlossman & Demuth, a Chicago-based business that went on to design the Water Tower Place (1976) and the Prudential Plaza (1990).]
[Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured
83. [Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured a model of Mt. Kilallua volcano The architectural firm that produced the drawing was Loebl, Schlossman & Demuth, a Chicago-based business that went on to design the Water Tower Place (1976) and the Prudential Plaza (1990).]
[Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of
84. [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
85. [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.]
[Photograph of two men standing on the construction site where the Sky Ride was to be built for the Century
86. [Photograph of two men standing on the construction site where the Sky Ride was to be built for the Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[Street scene at the Century of Progress Mexican Village. Note the pottery on display and the donkey
87. [Street scene at the Century of Progress Mexican Village. Note the pottery on display and the donkey carriage.]
[The building dedication ceremony of the Century of Progress Hall of Science on June 1, 1932.]
88. [The building dedication ceremony of the Century of Progress Hall of Science on June 1, 1932.]

[The building dedication ceremony of the Century of Progress Hall of Science on June 1, 1932.]
89. [The building dedication ceremony of the Century of Progress Hall of Science on June 1, 1932.]
[The central stairway to the Century of Progress Federal Building on Northerly Island. The Federal Building
90. [The central stairway to the Century of Progress Federal Building on Northerly Island. 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.]
[The engine to the right is a Corliss steam engine, built ca.1884. The smaller engine on the left is
91. [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 Johnson Motor and Boat exhibit. On display here was one of the company's latest designs of boats.]
92. [The Johnson Motor and Boat exhibit. On display here was one of the company's latest designs of boats.]

[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
93. [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
94. [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
95. [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 South Wing of the Court of States exhibit in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building
96. [The South Wing of the Court of States exhibit in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]

[The South Wing of the Court of States exhibit in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building
97. [The South Wing of the Court of States exhibit in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building exhibit on Northerly Island.]
[The Sultan of Johore, right, dedicating Frank Buck's 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A
98. [The Sultan of Johore, right, dedicating Frank Buck's 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A Century of Progress International Exposition. Frank Buck is on the left.]
[The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left,
99. [The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left, and Mr. Frank Jakavicius, of Chicago, is to her right. The Opera contest was held at the Lagoon Theater, and the winners received a contract with the Opera company which opened in Chicago later that year.]
[This miniature statuette by artist Wilbur Freece is made of butter. This figurine, depicting a man in
100. [This miniature statuette by artist Wilbur Freece is made of butter. This figurine, depicting a man in overalls on a horse, is entitled "Stockman's Pride."]
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