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 (6)
1930 (1)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (5)
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Workshops (2)
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[Bedouin family sitting underneath a tent at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.] [This
1. [Bedouin family sitting underneath a tent at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.] [This is a poor family that might have come to Chicago for work.]
[Photo of initial construction work for one the exhibition buildings for A Century of Progress International
2. [Photo of initial construction work for one the exhibition buildings for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[Photo of the initial construction work for A Century of Progress International Exposition. The building
3. [Photo of the initial construction work for A Century of Progress International Exposition. The building in the background is the Adler Planetarium, which at the time the photo was taken, was recently built.]
"Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving
4. "Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving platform for mannequins and many other innovations at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."

"Here is depicted the perfect home work shop which is a feature of the Electric Light and Power Industry's
5. "Here is depicted the perfect home work shop which is a feature of the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the Chicago World's Fair."
"Men at work on the modern work benches, tool cabinets, hand tools, and gadgets which are included in
6. "Men at work on the modern work benches, tool cabinets, hand tools, and gadgets which are included in the equipment of the model home work shop on exhibit at the Electric Light and Power Industry's display on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the Chicago World's Fair."
"Professor Avard Fairbanks, sculptor, of the Division of Fine Arts, University of Michigan, who created
7. "Professor Avard Fairbanks, sculptor, of the Division of Fine Arts, University of Michigan, who created the statue, 'Tragedy at Winter Quarters,' has just completed a companion piece to that classic. The second work, 'New Life,' depicting American folk of today, is seen here. It also is attracting thousands of visitors to A Century of Progress."
"Spring weather brought these girls out to look over the Wilson and Co. exhibit at the new World's Fair
8. "Spring weather brought these girls out to look over the Wilson and Co. exhibit at the new World's Fair which opens May 28th. They are among 250 selected from 1,000 to work at the exhibit this summer. They are shown grouped around a model of the Wilson building."

"The pick of last year's force comes back to police the new World's Fair, and 300 of them here are being
9. "The pick of last year's force comes back to police the new World's Fair, and 300 of them here are being sworn in by Municipal Judge Robert Jerome Dunne. The head of the police staff, Ed Redd, stands at the left of Judge Dunne, who took advantage of the occasion to praise the men for the work of last year. The policemen will be dressed in vivid red coats, striped trousers, and white helmets."
   

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