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A Century of Progress panoramic lithograph

1934
 Collection
Identifier: 1970-233

Abstract

World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park from May 27, 1933 to November 1, 1933. This item is a colorful printed panoramic overview of Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition fair grounds.

Dates

  • 1934

Creator

Extent

1 item(s)

General Physical Description

1 photomechanical print : photolithograph ; 9 x 51 in.

Historical Note

World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. These fairs are open to the general public and can run for three weeks to six months.

The Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park from May 27, 1933 to November 1, 1933. The theme was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms." The fair had more than 48 million visitors. A notable structure was the Sky Ride and one of the highlights was the flight of the Graf Zeppelin airship.

Scope and Content

This item is a colorful printed panoramic overview of Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition, 1934. Includes dirigibles and airplanes (artwork) in sky.

Location

A-24.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

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Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
A Century of Progress panoramic lithograph
Status:
Online
Date:
2014
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

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