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Identifier: P0176

Title: Century of Progress Exposition (Chicago, 1933)

Description: The Century of Progress Exposition collection contains 114 identified black and white photographs taken by C. Ekmark showing the 1933 World's Fair at Chicago. The file also contains sixteen small square-format stereo photographs with identifying captions. Subjects include: military tournament; parades; ballooning; Byrd's Polar Ship; American Legion parade; Native Americans; parade floats; The Hall of the States; Soldiers Field; Chicago views; War Show; Havoline Thermometer; rodeo; Lillian Anderson; train stations; restaurants; President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt; skyride cable cars; Chrysler Building and Proving Track; former President Herbert Hoover; General Frank Parker; Rufus Dawes; nighttime fair shots; Camp Whistler; Belgian Village; Governor Horner; Al Smith; totem poles; Hall of Science; gardens; "Pike" amusements and displays; Midget Village; Hall of Religion; Adlers Planetarium; Essex Scottish Regiment; Michigan Avenue; airplanes; aerial view of Chicago Fair from sky ride; Enchanted Isle; Children's Paradise; the Federal Building; Avenue of Flags; Sinclair's Prehistoric Animal Exhibit; Indian village at night (Native Americans by a teepee); exterior and interior of Chinese Temple of Jehol.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1933

Type(s): Photographs

Maker/Creator: C. Ekmark



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