University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers
1. [A Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers and farmers. The soldiers are holding swords and wearing plumed hats, while the two farmers off to the right are carrying staffs and wearing bulkier clothing.]
[A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century
2. [A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century of Progress Spanish Village.]
[A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century
3. [A bullfighting demonstration, with two female matadors and two men inside a bull costume, at the Century of Progress Spanish Village.]
[A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous
4. [A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous U.S. Civil War battle fought in 1861. The Battle of Bull Run was the first major battle of the Civil War. The two armies would face off again a year later in the Second Battle of Bull Run. The Union Army was defeated in both battles.]

[A View of the Skyride at night. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638
5. [A View of the Skyride at night. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[A View of the Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the
6. [A View of the Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[Close-up view of the Skyride with the Hall of Science in the foreground. Also visible on the upper right
7. [Close-up view of the Skyride with the Hall of Science in the foreground. Also visible on the upper right are two "rocket cars" transporting Fair patrons across the Skyride at an elevation of 210 feet. The ride across the Skyride took about four minutes.]
[Construction of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The
8. [Construction 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. One of the two towers of the Century of Progress Skyride can be seen to the right of the Federal Building.]

[Construction of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in March
9. [Construction of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in March of 1933, two months before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August
10. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August
11. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August
12. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]

[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August
13. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August
14. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August
15. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August
16. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in August of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]

[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in July of
17. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in July of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in July of
18. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in July of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in July of
19. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in July of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in July of
20. [Construction of the Hall of Science exhibit at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in July of 1931, almost two years before the grand opening of the Fair in 1933.]
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