University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A native American Indian poses for the photographer at the South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States,
1. [A native American Indian poses for the photographer at the South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Aerial view of the Century of Progress from the south.]
2. [Aerial view of the Century of Progress from the south.]
[Construction of the Century of Progress Communication Hall and Water Gate. The view is from the west
3. [Construction of the Century of Progress Communication Hall and Water Gate. The view is from the west across the south lagoon.]
[Exterior view of the Century of Progress Horticultural Building from across the south lagoon.]
4. [Exterior view of the Century of Progress Horticultural Building from across the south lagoon.]

[Female employees of the South Park Company.]
5. [Female employees of the South Park Company.]
[Ground level view of the Hall of Science from the South Lagoon, opposite Lake Michigan.]
6. [Ground level view of the Hall of Science from the South Lagoon, opposite Lake Michigan.]
[Ground level view of the Hall of Science from the South Lagoon, opposite Lake Michigan.]
7. [Ground level view of the Hall of Science from the South Lagoon, opposite Lake Michigan.]
[Ground level view of the Hall of Science from the South Lagoon, opposite Lake Michigan.]
8. [Ground level view of the Hall of Science from the South Lagoon, opposite Lake Michigan.]

[Oblique view of the eastern entrance to the south facade of the Hall of Science.]
9. [Oblique view of the eastern entrance to the south facade of the Hall of Science.]
[The circular bridge across the south end of the lagoon.]
10. [The circular bridge across the south end of the lagoon.]
[The polar ship belonging to famed-Antarctic explorer Admiral Byrd is docked at A Century of Progress.]
11. [The polar ship belonging to famed-Antarctic explorer Admiral Byrd is docked at A Century of Progress.]
[The South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
12. [The South Dakota exhibit at the Court of States, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[The South Wing of the Court of States exhibit in 1933. The Court of States was part of the Federal Building
13. [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
14. [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 Electrical Group building at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in 1933.]
15. [The south wing of the Electrical Group building at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in 1933.]
[View of western part of south facade of the Hall of Science taken from the southwest.]
16. [View of western part of south facade of the Hall of Science taken from the southwest.]

"Down at the extreme south end of the Fair grounds we see a little but of old Europe. This Ukraine building
17. "Down at the extreme south end of the Fair grounds we see a little but of old Europe. This Ukraine building is picturesque and the exhibits within are most interesting. Crafts and handiwork are shown in the profusion."
"Five Polish girls selected to appear in the semi-finals of the Miss Century of Progress beauty contest
18. "Five Polish girls selected to appear in the semi-finals of the Miss Century of Progress beauty contest Saturday night: Helen Zadora, 11440 Stephenson, Loretta Gondek, 2135 Webster, Sylvia Lopacinski, 4457 South Sawyer, Irene Napientek, 3350 Diversy, Casmina Tryjefaczka, 4629 South Honore."
"George Blagden, husky long distance swimmer, who represented the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Memphis,
19. "George Blagden, husky long distance swimmer, who represented the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Memphis, Tenn., in the 15 mile marathon grind at A Century of Progress in 1933, finishing second to Marvin Nelson, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, is out to capture the championship event when it is again staged on Sunday, July 22nd, at the World's Fair in Chicago. Nelson set a new American record of 7 hours, 22 minutes and 24 3-5 seconds to lead Blagden across the finishing line. Blagden is reported in great trim for the grueling battle. The race is sponsored by William Randolph Hearst, who has posted a purse of $10,000, the winner to receive $5,000.The race will start at the Seventy-ninth Street beach on Chicago's south side, with the course laid along the shore line of Lake Michigan and the last seven miles to be swum in the World's Fair Lagoon."
"J.F. Sullivan, diamond export from Kimberley, South Africa, points out a diamond that has become stuck
20. "J.F. Sullivan, diamond export from Kimberley, South Africa, points out a diamond that has become stuck on the "grease table" of the Diamond Recovery Plant in the Diamond Mine exhibit in the General Exhibits Building at the 1934 World's Fair. Miss Dorothea Ross of Chicago is the interested visitor, and L.S. Root, another Kimberley diamond engineer, is the pensive gentleman at the right."
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