University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A Fair tour guide handing out official guidebooks to visitors at A Century of Progress International
1. [A Fair tour guide handing out official guidebooks to visitors at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[Fair patrons visiting scientific exhibits at A Century of Progress.]
2. [Fair patrons visiting scientific exhibits at A Century of Progress.]
[Fair patrons visiting scientific exhibits at A Century of Progress.]
3. [Fair patrons visiting scientific exhibits at A Century of Progress.]
[General view of the Century of Progress Greyhound tour buses transporting visitors around the fairgrounds.]
4. [General view of the Century of Progress Greyhound tour buses transporting visitors around the fairgrounds.]

[Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of
5. [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
6. [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.]
"A happy group of visitors after their first day at the new World's Fair from York and York County Pennsylvania.
7. "A happy group of visitors after their first day at the new World's Fair from York and York County Pennsylvania. The party, under the chaperonage of Glenn E. Bailey and J.W. Barwick, numbers 153, and is composed of 75 school children and 60 teachers. They already have visited all exhibit buildings, the Field Museum, Colonial Village, the Lama Temple and Fort Dearborn. They leave Friday for home, and are staying at Judson Court, University of Chicago."
"Above diagram shows the new Chicago Motor coach rainy-day route at the 12th street entrance to the World's
8. "Above diagram shows the new Chicago Motor coach rainy-day route at the 12th street entrance to the World's Fair. During the day the buses deposit passengers at a canopy that leads to the entrance, and after nine p.m. passengers may alight within the grounds between 12th and 14th streets. A system of canopies makes it possible for visitors to arrive at the gate, enter the grounds, and take a bus to any building without getting wet."

"As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world
9. "As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world in 1933. The presentation was made before thousands of World's Fair visitors in the Science Theater yesterday. (Friday, August 24th). Left to right are: Governor Horner of Illinois, L.P. Bonfouy, Post, Col. C.W. Kerwood, president of the League Internationale des aviateurs; Maj. James H. Doolittle, a former winner of the trophy; Col. Lafeton Whitney, president of the Chicago chapter, National Aeronautical Association, and Father James Organisciak, the 'Flying Priest,' who will represent the N.A.A. at the Gordon Bennett balloon races in Warsaw, Poland, next month."
"Canoe tilting, which gives the unlucky loser a sudden ducking, is one of the many water sports provided
10. "Canoe tilting, which gives the unlucky loser a sudden ducking, is one of the many water sports provided for the amusement of visitors at the Swift's Bridge of the new Chicago World's Fair."
"From left to right: Wallace Sample, Cyril Hill, Mrs. W.B. Wilson, Mrs. W.T. Hall, Mrs. D. Q. Wilson
11. "From left to right: Wallace Sample, Cyril Hill, Mrs. W.B. Wilson, Mrs. W.T. Hall, Mrs. D. Q. Wilson and D. Q. Wilson are shown in the exhibit of the Oriental Institute in the Hall of Social Science on Northerly Island at A Century of Progress. They are inspecting a mummy which is believed to date from the 7th century B.C. Portions of the mummy's wrappings have been cut away so that visitors to this popular exhibit may see the method used by the ancients in wrapping the mummies. The specimen is loaned by the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago."
"Gertrude Fonlshausre and Clara Wenger, two Swiss entertainers at the Swiss Village at the new World's
12. "Gertrude Fonlshausre and Clara Wenger, two Swiss entertainers at the Swiss Village at the new World's Fair in Chicago, are seen cutting off a piece of real imported Swiss cheese to tempt the appetites of visitors at the village."

"Grace and perfect form is seen as Henrietta Burmeister does a swan dive in the lagoon at the Swift Bridge
13. "Grace and perfect form is seen as Henrietta Burmeister does a swan dive in the lagoon at the Swift Bridge at the new Chicago World's Fair. This is one of the many free attractions provided for Fair visitors."
"In a spacious section of the General Electric exhibit at a Century of Progress, new models of G.E. refrigerators
14. "In a spacious section of the General Electric exhibit at a Century of Progress, new models of G.E. refrigerators -- commercial and domestic -- water coolers, and the single unit apartment house kitchenette may be examined by World's Fair visitors."
"In this modernistic setting in the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress are shown the
15. "In this modernistic setting in the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress are shown the newest models of electric ranges, dishwashers, and water heaters. Visitors may examine them and see how they operate."
"In this small auditorium in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress, visitors may learn
16. "In this small auditorium in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress, visitors may learn what's new in electrical equipment for industrial applications."

"Madame Fatma Hamat Kravich, bearing out the theme of her lecture by wearing the modern costume of Turkish
17. "Madame Fatma Hamat Kravich, bearing out the theme of her lecture by wearing the modern costume of Turkish women, spoke on the present day estate of women in Turkey Wednesday (July 11) in the Hall of Religion at the World's Fair."
"Marchese Alberto Rossi-Longhi, (center) charge d'affaires at the Italian Embassy in Washington who presented
18. "Marchese Alberto Rossi-Longhi, (center) charge d'affaires at the Italian Embassy in Washington who presented the Balbo shaft at the World's Fair to the city of Chicago yesterday (Sunday, July 15) on behalf of the Italian government, enjoys some real Italian wine at a reception in the World's Fair Italian village. Left to right are Guiseppe Castruccio, Italian consul-general in Chicago, Mrs. R. Townsend McKeever, the Marchese, Mrs. Joseph Bauer, and Judge John S. Sbarbaro."
"Marchese Alberto Rossi-Longhi, who presented the Balbo monument at the World's Fair to the city of Chicago
19. "Marchese Alberto Rossi-Longhi, who presented the Balbo monument at the World's Fair to the city of Chicago yesterday (Sunday, July 15th) on behalf of the Italian government, chats with Chicago socialites at a reception in the Italian Village at the Fair. Left to right are Mrs. R. Townsend McKeever, and the Marchese."
"Marchese Alberto Rossi-Longhi, who presented the Balbo monument at the World's Fair to the city of Chicago
20. "Marchese Alberto Rossi-Longhi, who presented the Balbo monument at the World's Fair to the city of Chicago yesterday (Sunday, July 15th) on behalf of the Italian government, chats with Chicago socialites at a reception in the Italian Village at the Fair. Left to Right are Mrs. R. Townsend McKeever, the Marchese and Mrs. Joseph Bauer."
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