University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Date
ca. 1933-1934 (26)
1933 (2)
1934 (2)
1932 (1)

Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (24)

Format
7.5x9.5 (14)
7.25x9.5 (3)
7.25x9.25 (2)
5”x9.25” (1)
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[An 1898 model automobile built by the Duryea Motor Wagon Company. Duryea began manufacturing automobiles
1. [An 1898 model automobile built by the Duryea Motor Wagon Company. Duryea began manufacturing automobiles in 1895 and was the first American company to build gasoline-powered vehicle in the United States.]
[An early 1930s minibus parked behind a late-nineteenth century model of a "horseless carriage," the
2. [An early 1930s minibus parked behind a late-nineteenth century model of a "horseless carriage," the prototype to Henry Ford's popular Model T automobile.]
[An unidentified woman in period costume standing next to a Ford Model T at the Century of Progress Pageant
3. [An unidentified woman in period costume standing next to a Ford Model T at the Century of Progress Pageant of Transportation.]
[Cars driving around track at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
4. [Cars driving around track at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Chauffeurs standing next to their automobiles in front of the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
5. [Chauffeurs standing next to their automobiles in front of the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
[Evening traffic along Columbus Drive.]
6. [Evening traffic along Columbus Drive.]
[The Ford exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exhibition.]
7. [The Ford exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exhibition.]
[The General Motors exhibit at A Century of Progress. The main exhibit featured a display of automotive
8. [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.]
9. [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 Exhibition, 1933-1934.]
10. [The Hupmobile exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exhibition, 1933-1934.]
[The Hupmobile exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exhibition, 1933-1934.]
11. [The Hupmobile exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exhibition, 1933-1934.]
[The Hupmobile exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exhibition, 1933-1934.]
12. [The Hupmobile exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exhibition, 1933-1934.]

[The Hupmobile exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. The exhibit
13. [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.]
[The Pope-Toledo steam-driven automobile. The model pictured here was designed ca. 1900.]
14. [The Pope-Toledo steam-driven automobile. The model pictured here was designed ca. 1900.]
"A conception by Hugh Ferriss, a noted New York artist, of how the Ford Exhibition building now being
15. "A conception by Hugh Ferriss, a noted New York artist, of how the Ford Exhibition building now being erected at the Chicago World's Fair will look at night in its blaze of light. The building is nine hundred feet long and ten stories in height at its center. It faces upon a five acre park fronting Lake Michigan. Albert Kahn of Detroit is the architect, and Walter Dorwin Teague of New York, the industrial designer, is in charge of the interior display."
"A special parking permit near the World's Fair grounds was the reward received by four New Orleans boys
16. "A special parking permit near the World's Fair grounds was the reward received by four New Orleans boys who drove this artistically bedecked auto from their home town to the Fair to witness Chicago week at the Exposition beginning today (Monday, August 6th). Left to right are: Michael S. Silvestri, Office L.C. Segele, Gasper A. Silvestri, Gasper J. Silvestri, and Charles A. Dupaquier."

"Barney Oldfield and his 'Hell Drivers' in their thrilling feats of driving skill and daring provided
17. "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."
18. "Chrysler Motors - day."
"Chrysler Motors building at night."
19. "Chrysler Motors building at night."
"Eighty feet long, 39 feet high, with 12-foot wheels, this is the 'World's Largest Automobile.' It has
20. "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."
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