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 (36)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (33)

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Villages (30)
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[A dog resting at the Belgian Village exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
1. [A dog resting at the Belgian Village exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
2. [A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
[A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas
3. [A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas of model villages from Spain, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Mexico, Tunisia, and Morocco, among others. Each village was staffed by employees in costumes native to the country being represented. The model villages also featured entertainment, an arts and crafts demonstration, and indoor and outdoor dining.]
[A scenic garden and small stream running through the "Foreign Villages" exhibition at the Century of
4. [A scenic garden and small stream running through the "Foreign Villages" exhibition at the Century of Progress.]

[A small-scale diorama of A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
5. [A small-scale diorama of A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[An outdoor restaurant at the Century of Progress "Black Forest Village" exhibit.]
6. [An outdoor restaurant at the Century of Progress "Black Forest Village" exhibit.]
[Bedouin family sitting underneath a tent at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.] [This
7. [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.]
[Castle entrance to the "Merrie England" village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.]
8. [Castle entrance to the "Merrie England" village at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibition.]

[Dancers in costume at the Century of Progress Swiss Village.]
9. [Dancers in costume at the Century of Progress Swiss Village.]
[Diorama depicting a village in Sumatra, Indonesia. The inscription at top reads "Nature's abundance
10. [Diorama depicting a village in Sumatra, Indonesia. The inscription at top reads "Nature's abundance on Every Hand."]
[Diorama of a nondescript North African, Middle Eastern or Near Eastern village with a large water cistern
11. [Diorama of a nondescript North African, Middle Eastern or Near Eastern village with a large water cistern in the center of the town square.]
[Diorama representing a New England fishing village. The sign on top reads, "On wind and weather the
12. [Diorama representing a New England fishing village. The sign on top reads, "On wind and weather the catch depends. Savings always sure."]

[Diorama showing a typical adobe house that Pueblo Indians built more than 1,000 years ago in the Taos,
13. [Diorama showing a typical adobe house that Pueblo Indians built more than 1,000 years ago in the Taos, New Mexico area.]
[Humorous diorama depicting an old rickety village with dilapidated buildings and villagers and barnyard
14. [Humorous diorama depicting an old rickety village with dilapidated buildings and villagers and barnyard animals standing around an unpaved town square. The sign at the top of the diorama reads, "We don't ask you to live like this!! Look over our listing.]
[Man in Bedouin clothes at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.]
15. [Man in Bedouin clothes at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.]
[Man in Bedouin clothes next to camel at the Moroccan Village, Century of Progress International Exposition,
16. [Man in Bedouin clothes next to camel at the Moroccan Village, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Man in costume standing underneath an archway at the Century of Progress "Spanish Village."]
17. [Man in costume standing underneath an archway at the Century of Progress "Spanish Village."]
[One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured
18. [One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured Islamic art and architecture.] [There are four towers that look like they are part of a church. There are a lot of people that look like they just left the church in front of the towers.]
[Patrons at the Century of Progress Foreign Villages exhibit, ca. 1933-1934.]
19. [Patrons at the Century of Progress Foreign Villages exhibit, ca. 1933-1934.]
[Patrons walk through the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit.
20. [Patrons walk through the "Black Forest Village" at the Century of Progress "Foreign Villages" exhibit. The exhibition was intended to recreate a German hamlet in the Black Forest during wintertime.]
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