University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair.
61. [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.
62. [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 pylons which adorn the social science wing of the Electrical Group exhibition building at
63. [View of the pylons which adorn the social science wing of the Electrical Group exhibition building at A Century of Progress.]
"A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host
64. "A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host Building. In this building, Illinois plays host to other states and dignitaries are entertained."

"A conception by Hugh Ferriss, a noted New York artist, of how the Ford Exhibition building now being
65. "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 talking kitchen which explains itself, a working kitchen where meals are prepared, and between them
66. "A talking kitchen which explains itself, a working kitchen where meals are prepared, and between them a planning room where modern electric kitchens are designed represent the General Electric Kitchen Institute in the company's exhibit at A Century of Progress."
"Artists conception of new American Colonial Village for Chicago's new World's Fair. The village will
67. "Artists conception of new American Colonial Village for Chicago's new World's Fair. The village will contain authentic reproductions of buildings importnat in early American history. It will be the scene of dramatizations of important events in the building of America."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
68. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."

"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
69. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year
70. "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 building at night."
71. "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
72. "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
73. "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."
"Fair officials and officers of Wilson and company dedicated the packing firm's exhibit at the Chicago
74. "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
75. "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
76. "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"
77. "General Motors Building"
"General Motors Building"
78. "General Motors Building"
"Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building
79. "Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building of A Century of Progress Exposition."
"Great Hall of the massive Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress exposition,
80. "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."
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