University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths,
1. [A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths, immigration, and emigration is calculated. The map estimated a net gain of one person every 37 seconds, with a U.S. population reaching just over 125,550,000 people.]
[Diorama showing a typical adobe house that Pueblo Indians built more than 1,000 years ago in the Taos,
2. [Diorama showing a typical adobe house that Pueblo Indians built more than 1,000 years ago in the Taos, New Mexico area.]
[Panoramic sketch of the Chicago lakefront showing how the construction of the Fair was progressing.]
3. [Panoramic sketch of the Chicago lakefront showing how the construction of the Fair was progressing.]
[Photo showing A Century of Progress under construction.]
4. [Photo showing A Century of Progress under construction.]

"Amid all the glamour and excitement of a Hollywood premiere, the first international preview of a motion
5. "Amid all the glamour and excitement of a Hollywood premiere, the first international preview of a motion picture was held in the Lagoon theater at the World's Fair. the above picture shows a part of the crowd who witnessed the first showing of 'Our Daily Bread,' King Vidor's latest picture based on the back-to-the-land movement."
"Diorama of a scene in Alaska showing Agriculture and Forestry. Constructed for the International Colonial
6. "Diorama of a scene in Alaska showing Agriculture and Forestry. Constructed for the International Colonial Exposition at Paris, 1931."
"Diorama showing a modern rubber plantation in Sumatra."
7. "Diorama showing a modern rubber plantation in Sumatra."
"Diorama showing scene typical of Indian life in the Blackfoot country. Constructed for the International
8. "Diorama showing scene typical of Indian life in the Blackfoot country. Constructed for the International Colonial Exposition at Paris, 1931."

"Herbert Laufman, 13, of Houston, Texas, is showing his fellow townsman, Ervin Lee Stein, Il., just how
9. "Herbert Laufman, 13, of Houston, Texas, is showing his fellow townsman, Ervin Lee Stein, Il., just how the model "L" cars operate at the Rapid Transit exhibit in the Hall of Science at the World's Fair in Chicago. The two boys visited A Century of Progress as guests of the Houston Examiner."
"Making plans to have South Side Day at A Century of Progress - the Chicago 1933 World's Fair - one of
10. "Making plans to have South Side Day at A Century of Progress - the Chicago 1933 World's Fair - one of the largest community days at the Exposition. Walter Tredup, chairman of the executive committee, showing the poster which will be displayed all over the south side of Chicago to Mrs. Roy Browne Loverin, one of the members of the executive committee."
"Paul Revere, famous by his audacious ride, was a renowned silversmith and had a shop in Boston. The
11. "Paul Revere, famous by his audacious ride, was a renowned silversmith and had a shop in Boston. The elegant lady in her soft blue flowery fashioned dress is showing a platter to her husband. His gray silver trimmed suit with the embroidered vest is of latest cut and proves that Revere's workmanship was appreciated in the best society."
"Redressing Hall of Science for the New Fair. E. Pantano is shown here repairing an exhibit in the chemistry
12. "Redressing Hall of Science for the New Fair. E. Pantano is shown here repairing an exhibit in the chemistry section, showing the formation of sulphuric acid. Scientific exhibits will be considerably enlarged and improved for the opening of the new Exposition in Chicago May 26th."

"This is the way it looks from behind. Warren Ashe, Miss Gladys Griswold and John Kane of the Milky Way
13. "This is the way it looks from behind. Warren Ashe, Miss Gladys Griswold and John Kane of the Milky Way Company at the Court theater inspecting the television apparatus at the Television Exhibition showing at the second floor of the Electrical Building, Northerly Island, A Century of Progress."
"View of the hall of Science, at A Century of Progress Exposition showing the interior of the great courtyard,
14. "View of the hall of Science, at A Century of Progress Exposition showing the interior of the great courtyard, the fins for illuminating the tower and the patterned cut-outs for lighting the wall surfaces."
"View of the hall of Science, at A Century of Progress Exposition showing the interior of the great courtyard,
15. "View of the hall of Science, at A Century of Progress Exposition showing the interior of the great courtyard, the fins for illuminating the tower and the patterned cut-outs for lighting the wall surfaces."
Model for Swift and Company's exhibit at the 1934 Century of Progress showing the water theater, "floating"
16. Model for Swift and Company's exhibit at the 1934 Century of Progress showing the water theater, "floating" stage, terraces, restaurants, and general details of the unique design. The major portion was to be built over the lagoon from the north side of the twenty-third street bridge, which would be dubbed the "Swift Bridge of Service."

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