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Clip #: TFA-29M
Library: TFA Network
Filmmaker: Burton Holmes
Region: North America
Country: United States
Subject: World's Fair
1930s, 1933, Burton Holmes,World's Fair, aerial view, elephant statue, crowds, man on stilts, amusement park rides, children coming down slide, sightseeing train with open cars, miniature cars on track, ferris wheel, swings, carts going in circle, small ferris wheel with children, CU bear cub
A Century of Progress International Exposition was the name of a World's Fair held in Chicago, Illinois from 1933�1934 to celebrate Chicago's centennial. The theme of the fair was technological innovation. Its motto was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms" and its architectural symbol was the Sky Ride, a transporter bridge perpendicular to the shore on which one could ride from one end of the fair to the other.
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