University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Date
ca. 1933-1934 (15)
1932 (1)
1933 (1)
ca. 1930 (1)

Subject
Progress Photographs (9)
Construction (8)
Exhibition Buildings (7)
Paintings (5)
Factories (4)
Industrialization (4)
Industry (4)
Murals (4)
Agriculture (4)
Employees (4)

Format
2.75x2 (9)
7.5x9.5 (3)
9.5x7.5 (3)
7.25x9 (1)
7.25x9.5 (1)
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Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (3)

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[A machine operator working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
1. [A machine operator working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
[A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a Bessemer converter used
2. [A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a Bessemer converter used to mass-produce steel from molten pig iron.]
[A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a Bessemer converter used
3. [A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a Bessemer converter used to mass-produce steel from molten pig iron.]
[A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a the workshop floor of a
4. [A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a the workshop floor of a factory.]

[A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a the workshop floor of a
5. [A mural representing industry and industrialization. This picture depicts a the workshop floor of a factory.]
[A view of the Century of Progress Court of States exhibition under construction in 1933. Here workers
6. [A view of the Century of Progress Court of States exhibition under construction in 1933. Here workers can be seen constructing the exhibit's central arch.]
[Artist's rendition of a nineteenth-century estate somewhere along the Atlantic seaboard. The workers
7. [Artist's rendition of a nineteenth-century estate somewhere along the Atlantic seaboard. The workers in the painting appear to be harvesting the bark off the birch trees. Strips of birch bark were often used as a veneer for canoes of other hand-crafted items.]
[Machine operators working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
8. [Machine operators working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]

[Photo of initial construction work for one the exhibition buildings for A Century of Progress International
9. [Photo of initial construction work for one the exhibition buildings for A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[The American Can Company exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
10. [The American Can Company exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[Unidentified men, possibly officials of the Century of Progress, signing document on desk.]
11. [Unidentified men, possibly officials of the Century of Progress, signing document on desk.]
[Workers assemble the electrical wiring to power the Century of Progress Hall of Science building. This
12. [Workers assemble the electrical wiring to power the Century of Progress Hall of Science building. This photo was taken in June of 1932.]

[Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]
13. [Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]
[Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]
14. [Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]
[Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]
15. [Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]
[Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]
16. [Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]

"From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity
17. "From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity in home and industry presents this impressive appearance."
Resturant workers prepare tables at the Swift exhibit during the Century of Progress International Exposition,
18. Resturant workers prepare tables at the Swift exhibit during the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.
  
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