University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (13)

Date
ca. 1933-1934 (8)
1933 (6)
1934 (4)
1932 (3)

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7.5x9.5 (7)
9.5x7.5 (3)
7.25x9.5 (2)
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[A depiction of one of fairgrounds at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
1. [A depiction of one of fairgrounds at A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A small-scale diorama of A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
2. [A small-scale diorama of A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
[A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
3. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
4. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]

[Construction of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in March
5. [Construction of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in March of 1933, two months before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction
6. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in March of 1932.]
[Exterior view of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction
7. [Exterior view of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in March of 1932.]
[Interior view of the Hall of Science fountain under construction. This photo was taken in March of 1932.]
8. [Interior view of the Hall of Science fountain under construction. This photo was taken in March of 1932.]

[Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago
9. [Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair. The photo was taken in March of 1933 while the exhibition was still under construction.]
[The General Motors exhibit at A Century of Progress. The main exhibit featured a display of automotive
10. [The General Motors exhibit at A Century of Progress. The main exhibit featured a display of automotive parts and an assembly room where 1,000 people at a time can watch an automobile being manufactured.]
[The Travel and Transport building at night. Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
11. [The Travel and Transport building at night. Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[The Travel and Transport building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
12. [The Travel and Transport building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[The Travel and Transport building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
13. [The Travel and Transport building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair.
14. [View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair. The photo was taken in March of 1933 while the building was being prepared for the grand opening in May.]
[View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair.
15. [View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair. The photo was taken in March of 1933 while the building was being prepared for the grand opening in May.]
"Diorama of a general view of A Century of Progress. Constructed for the International Colonial Exposition
16. "Diorama of a general view of A Century of Progress. Constructed for the International Colonial Exposition at Paris, 1931."

"Down at the extreme south end of the Fair grounds we see a little but of old Europe. This Ukraine building
17. "Down at the extreme south end of the Fair grounds we see a little but of old Europe. This Ukraine building is picturesque and the exhibits within are most interesting. Crafts and handiwork are shown in the profusion."
"Fair officials and officers of Wilson and company dedicated the packing firm's exhibit at the Chicago
18. "Fair officials and officers of Wilson and company dedicated the packing firm's exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair Sunday (June 17) afternoon. Miss Jane Iredale, exhibit employee, is shown here pinning a flower on Thomas E. Wilson, chairman of the board of directors, while Edward Foss Wilson, his son and president of the company, looks on."
"Miss Jayne C. Walker, pretty Lexington, Ky., World's Fair visitor, was the first to sign the guest register
19. "Miss Jayne C. Walker, pretty Lexington, Ky., World's Fair visitor, was the first to sign the guest register of the Wilson and company exhibit when the exhibit was dedicated Sunday (June 17) afternoon. Left to right: Thomas E. Wilson, chairman of the board of directors of Wilson and company; Miss Walker and Miss Jane Iredale, exhibit employee."
"Spring weather brought these girls out to look over the Wilson and Co. exhibit at the new World's Fair
20. "Spring weather brought these girls out to look over the Wilson and Co. exhibit at the new World's Fair which opens May 28th. They are among 250 selected from 1,000 to work at the exhibit this summer. They are shown grouped around a model of the Wilson building."
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