|Text on Button||1933 Century of Progress Chicago|
Gold and brown button with the Chicago World's Fair emblem at the top and an inscription saying "Chicago" on the bottom.
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The 1933 Century of Progress International Exposition was held in Chicago to celebrate the City’s centennial. The exposition lasted from May 27th, 1933 to October 31st, 1934 and boasted a cumulative attendance of over 48 million guests throughout the duration of the event. The fair was so successful it is the only international fair in American history to be economically self-sufficient.