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Chicago,
Illinois,
USA

Season 1:
Opened:
27 May 1933
Closed:
12 November 1933

Season 2:
Opened:
26 May
1934
Closed:
31 October 1934

Theme:
"A Century of Progress"

Site:
170 hectares
(420 acres)

Parcipating Countries:
21

Attendance:
22,317,221


Chicago's second world's fair. It had previously hosted the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893.

 
Aerial View
 

LINKS:
Century of Progress Exposition
Century of Progress Exposition: Wings of a Century - 1933 short film
Chicago World's Fair - amateur short film
History Filmes - Century of Progress Exposition - from the Chicago Historial Society
A Century of Progress Exposition: The 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair - from the University of Chicago Library
Century of Progress - from Wikkipedia
Dissemination of Order in Chicago's Century of Progress - from the University of Virginia
Chicago 1933 Century of Progress World's Fair Collectibles - from The-Forum On-Line Antiques Mall
Cinderella Stamps of the Century of Progress Expo in Chicago, Illinois - from Alphabetilately
Images from the 1933-34 Century of Progress Fair - from San José State University
Bibliography: Century of Progress, Chicago 1933-1934 - from the Smithsonian Institution
The Century of Progress Homes of Tomorrow Exhibition - from Marshall University
A Century of Progress - from Chicago's History...From the kids' view
People & Events: Chicago Century of Progress Exposition (World's Fair), 1933-1934 - from PBS's American Experience: Streamliners: America's Lost Trains
A Century of Progress International Exposition - from Scouting at the World's Fair
1933-1934 World's Fair - from the GM Futurliner Restoration Project
The Good Housekeeping Stran-Steel House
Czechoslovakia at A Century of Progress
A Century of Progress, Chicago 1933-1934 - from the University of Delaware Library
Century of Progress Exposition - from Richard Leonard's Steam Locomotive Archive
Voices from the 1933 Chicago World's Fair
Century of Progress Brpwmoe Camera
Dream Pavilions: A Century of Progress: The UnbuiltPavilions of the Chicago 1933 World's Fair and Vintage Photographs of A Century of Progress
Die Weltausstellung 1933 & 1934 in Chicago - from Expo2000.de (in German)

 
 
 
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