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. (10)

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ca. 1933-1934 (9)
1933 (2)

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7.5x9.5 (6)
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[The General Motors exhibit at A Century of Progress. The main exhibit featured a display of automotive
1. [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 General Motors float parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International Exhibition.]
2. [The General Motors float parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International Exhibition.]
[The Hupmobile exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. The exhibit
3. [The Hupmobile exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. The exhibit here displays the interior of the vehicle, allowing patrons to see the frame and engine clearly. The Hupmobile was manufactured by the Hupp Motor Company of Detroit, founded by Craig and Louis Hupp in 1908. Hupp Motors manufactured automobiles from 1909 to 1940, when the company went out of business.]
"Barney Oldfield and his 'Hell Drivers' in their thrilling feats of driving skill and daring provided
4. "Barney Oldfield and his 'Hell Drivers' in their thrilling feats of driving skill and daring provided the big moment for thousands of Chicago's school children who attended A Century of Progress Thursday. Here is a section of the crowd that watched the veteran driver spin around the quarter-mile oval Chrysler Motors' track."

"Chrysler Motors - day."
5. "Chrysler Motors - day."
"Chrysler Motors building at night."
6. "Chrysler Motors building at night."
"Miss Gladys Farkes, 27 years old and 47 inches tall, is bossing the job while Victor Bump, 27 years
7. "Miss Gladys Farkes, 27 years old and 47 inches tall, is bossing the job while Victor Bump, 27 years old and 50 inches tall, works on the Chevrolet Assembly line in the General Motors Building at the World's Fair. Both of these small people are members of Midget City at the Century of Progress."
"Miss Gladys Farkes, 27 years old and 47 inches tall, thinks she would make a good radiator cap for the
8. "Miss Gladys Farkes, 27 years old and 47 inches tall, thinks she would make a good radiator cap for the 1934 Chevrolet. Miss Fawkes is one of the residents of Midget City at the World's Fair and was a visitor in the General Motors Building." [I can see a lady on the car. She can flip over when it stops.]

"The Chrysler Motors compound."
9. "The Chrysler Motors compound."
"This group of students from Purdue University are particularly interested in combustion engines, and
10. "This group of students from Purdue University are particularly interested in combustion engines, and came to the World's Fair for first-hand information concerning them, which they are receiving from Tom Britton in the Chevrolet division of the General Motors exhibit."
"Your Autograph, Mr. Oldfield!" "That was the cry at the Chrysler Motors' World's Fair track Thursday
11. "Your Autograph, Mr. Oldfield!" "That was the cry at the Chrysler Motors' World's Fair track Thursday when thousands of school children swarmed around Barney Oldfield, famed race driver, and demanded autographs. Thousands of lucky youngsters got the coveted signature."
 

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