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 (10)

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[A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous
1. [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.]
[Drawing from a Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving
2. [Drawing from 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.]
[Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
3. [Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The Century of Progress showcased the artistic, cultural, and scientific achievements of Czechoslovakia, then a newly independent country that had won its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the end of World War One. Anton Cermak, mayor of Chicago from 1931 until his assassination in 1933, just a few months prior to the Century of Progress grand opening, was a Czech immigrant from Bohemia.]
[U.S. Army marching band assembled in front of the Pantheon building at A Century of Progress. The building
4. [U.S. Army marching band assembled in front of the Pantheon building at A Century of Progress. The building housed the famed "Pantheon de la Guerre," a giant panorama of World War I painted on a canvas 45 feet high and over the length of one football field. Over 130 French artists worked on the Pantheon in Paris during the First World War. The painting depicted a procession of political and military leaders from over 20 Allied nations.]

[Veteran commanders of the Grand Army of the Republic take a guided tour of A Century of Progress. The
5. [Veteran commanders of the Grand Army of the Republic take a guided tour of A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
[Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic tour A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
6. [Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic tour A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
[Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic touring A Century of Progress assemble for a group photo.
7. [Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic touring A Century of Progress assemble for a group photo. The photo is undated.]
"Old North Church a Dominant Landmark of New Fair's Colonial Village. This ancient structure, as well
8. "Old North Church a Dominant Landmark of New Fair's Colonial Village. This ancient structure, as well as many others famed in American history, will be seen by visitors after the Fair opens in Chicago May 26. Its tower was the one Paul Revere looked to for the historic lanterns - 'One if by land, and two if by sea.' Its pulpit saw such preachers as Increase Mather, Cotton Mather, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry Ware."

"These veterans of the Spanish American war took part in the Philippine Veterans Day celebration in the
9. "These veterans of the Spanish American war took part in the Philippine Veterans Day celebration in the Court of States at the World's Fair yesterday (Monday, August 13)."
"Veterans of the Spanish American War as they parade up to the 16th St. bridge from the Avenue of Flags.
10. "Veterans of the Spanish American War as they parade up to the 16th St. bridge from the Avenue of Flags. This parade was part of the celebration of Spanish-American War Day at the new World's Fair."
  

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