University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (6)
1933 (2)
1932 (1)

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[A nighttime fireworks show above the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
1. [A nighttime fireworks show above the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A view of the speaker's rostrum from above, located along the eastern facade of the Hall of Science.
2. [A view of the speaker's rostrum from above, located along the eastern facade of the Hall of Science. The photo was taken while the building was under construction in January of 1932.]
[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition at A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the
3. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition at A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]
[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century
4. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]

[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century
5. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]
"8 of the 14 huge pillars covered with murals depicting the story of the electrical industry. These pillars
6. "8 of the 14 huge pillars covered with murals depicting the story of the electrical industry. These pillars are located above the General Electric 'House of Magic' (at lower left), and extend along the entire length of the balcony over the exhibit. At a Century of Progress Exhibition, Chicago, Ill."
"Above the 'House of Magic,' in which General Electric presents demonstrations of spectacular research
7. "Above the 'House of Magic,' in which General Electric presents demonstrations of spectacular research laboratory developments, and extending along the entire length of a balcony over the exhibit space is a series of thirteen huge pillars covered with murals which depict the story of the electrical industry. A lounge is located on the roof of the House of Magic."
"North approach to the Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition,
8. "North approach to the Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition, which opens May 27th and continues until November 1st. The beautiful carillon tower rising above the Hall is equipped with mellow-toned chimes that send their music floating out over the grounds throughout the day and night. Inside the Hall of Science, Exposition visitors view dramatic action exhibits of industries closely related to the basic sciences. The building comprises superb examples of modern architecture. It is U-shaped with two arms reaching down to a sparkling lagoon, and enclosing a court of three acres. In the center of its upper terrace is a circular well, forming the base of a court colorful with pools, fountains and flower-gardens."

"With actual size packages and novelties as a lure, visitors jammed the Foods and Agriculture building
9. "With actual size packages and novelties as a lure, visitors jammed the Foods and Agriculture building today (Saturday) at the Chicago World's Fair. The above picture shows a part of the crowd collecting their free gifts from one of the forty exhibitors participating in the 'Free Souvenir Day.'"
   

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