Century Of Progress Exposition

With the depression in full swing, the business leaders of Chicago saw another world's fair as a way to reinvigorate the city. Beginning in 1933, it was to have no public subsidies. It ended up being so popular that it was extended into 1934. For everything that it showcased, it is most remembered for the nude fan dancing of Sally Rand.1

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