University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year
101. "Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year on Enchanted Island at the World's Fair, the officials in charge of the display decided to move it to Travel and Transport building this season where it continues to hold the popularity of youngsters between the ages of six and sixty."
"Chrysler Motors - day."
102. "Chrysler Motors - day."
"Chrysler Motors building at night."
103. "Chrysler Motors building at night."
"Down at the extreme south end of the Fair grounds we see a little but of old Europe. This Ukraine building
104. "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."

"Eighty feet long, 39 feet high, with 12-foot wheels, this is the 'World's Largest Automobile.' It has
105. "Eighty feet long, 39 feet high, with 12-foot wheels, this is the 'World's Largest Automobile.' It has been built for the Studebaker exhibit at the World's Fair of 1934 in Chicago. Inside is a complete motion picture theatre seating 80 people where the story of the automobile is told, especially the story of the Studebaker automobile."
"Electrical housekeeping is carried into the laundry in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of
106. "Electrical housekeeping is carried into the laundry in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress where the newest labor saving devices for the home laundry are demonstrated."
"Fair officials and officers of Wilson and company dedicated the packing firm's exhibit at the Chicago
107. "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."
"Ford's 'Drama of Transportation' in New World's Fair. This is a conception by Hugh Ferriss of what the
108. "Ford's 'Drama of Transportation' in New World's Fair. This is a conception by Hugh Ferriss of what the interior of the great Ford Building will look like when A Century of Progress opens in Chicago May 26. In this building, 900 feet long, the major portion of a $1,500,000 exhibit, will be dramatized the story of the contributions of science, industry and agriculture to the modern automobile. Opposite the structure will be a free park with seats for concert and entertainment programs."

"From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity
109. "From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity in home and industry presents this impressive appearance."
"General Motors Building"
110. "General Motors Building"
"General Motors Building"
111. "General Motors Building"
"General Motors Compound"
112. "General Motors Compound"

"Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building
113. "Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building of A Century of Progress Exposition."
"Gloria Swanson, first 1934 Skyride visitor, takes a close-up inspection of the Hall of Science after
114. "Gloria Swanson, first 1934 Skyride visitor, takes a close-up inspection of the Hall of Science after getting a bird's-eye-view of it and the rest of the new World's Fair from the top of the 628 foot Skyride tower seen in the background."
"Great Hall of the massive Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress exposition,
115. "Great Hall of the massive Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress exposition, which opens May 27th and closes November 1st. Ceilings, panels, balconies, and stairways of the building embody new and superb examples of modern architectural design. Here the spirit of man's scientific achievement during the past 100 years, the predominant note of the Exposition -- finds concrete expression. The hall of Science houses a wealth of exhibits by industries closely related to the basic industries, with sections devoted to biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics, physics, and medicine."
"Helena Rubenstein, international beauty authority, gets a glimpse of the beauty that is A Century of
116. "Helena Rubenstein, international beauty authority, gets a glimpse of the beauty that is A Century of Progress through a window in the ultra-modernistic Trustees' room of the Administration building. Her guide, who is pointing out the sights, is Lucia Lewis."

"Interior of the Circle, Hall of Science Building. An interesting view of the interior of the circle
117. "Interior of the Circle, Hall of Science Building. An interesting view of the interior of the circle at the main entrance of the Hall of Science. This is a most decorative spot and the lighting lends itself to the picture."
"J.F. Sullivan, diamond export from Kimberley, South Africa, points out a diamond that has become stuck
118. "J.F. Sullivan, diamond export from Kimberley, South Africa, points out a diamond that has become stuck on the "grease table" of the Diamond Recovery Plant in the Diamond Mine exhibit in the General Exhibits Building at the 1934 World's Fair. Miss Dorothea Ross of Chicago is the interested visitor, and L.S. Root, another Kimberley diamond engineer, is the pensive gentleman at the right."
"Japanese Pavilion at the World's Fair in winter. A striking snow scene was taken in the gardens before
119. "Japanese Pavilion at the World's Fair in winter. A striking snow scene was taken in the gardens before the Japanese exhibit which will open with the rest of the Century of Progress May 26th."
"Mercury vapor and sodium vapor lamps are two of the important items shown in this exhibit of the General
120. "Mercury vapor and sodium vapor lamps are two of the important items shown in this exhibit of the General Electric Vapor Lamp Co., in the Electrical Building of the Century of Progress."
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