Art historian Jeff Mishur will present a slide show lecture on the 1933-34 Century of Progress World’s Fair in Chicago on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the North Riverside Public Library, 2400 Desplaines Ave.

The presentation will focus not only on the art and architecture of the fair, but also the transatlantic flight of Italian fascist aviator Italo Balbo (after whom the Chicago street is named), the Sky Ride, Buckminster Fuller’s Dymaxion Car, Sally Rand and much more.

Admission to the talk is free, but registration is requested by calling 447-0869.