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 (4)

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Parks (2)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (2)

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[Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of
1. [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
2. [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.]
[The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left,
3. [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.]
"An enthusiastic crowd greeted the first appearance of the Bruce Toy Symphony Orchestra of Kansas City
4. "An enthusiastic crowd greeted the first appearance of the Bruce Toy Symphony Orchestra of Kansas City today (Tuesday) at the Court of States when it opened a three-day engagement. This unusual group of 60 children ranging from four to eight years, plays classical selections on marimbas, xylophones, orchestra bells, celestas, and a full complement of percussion instruments."

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