University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"Down at the extreme south end of the Fair grounds we see a little but of old Europe. This Ukraine building
261. "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
262. "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
263. "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."
"From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity
264. "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"
265. "General Motors Building"
"General Motors Building"
266. "General Motors Building"
"Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building
267. "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,
268. "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."

"Hall of Science dedication, June 1932"
269. "Hall of Science dedication, June 1932"
"In the five pavilions of the General Exhibits Building are shown countless products in process of manufacture."
270. "In the five pavilions of the General Exhibits Building are shown countless products in process of manufacture."
"Interior of the Circle, Hall of Science Building. An interesting view of the interior of the circle
271. "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
272. "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."

"Light and lighting present an interesting picture of progress in the incandescent lamp section of the
273. "Light and lighting present an interesting picture of progress in the incandescent lamp section of the General Electric Company exhibit at A Century of Progress."
"Mercury vapor and sodium vapor lamps are two of the important items shown in this exhibit of the General
274. "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."
"Night view of the Illinois Host Building, where the state of Illinois welcomes guests from her sister
275. "Night view of the Illinois Host Building, where the state of Illinois welcomes guests from her sister states to A Century of Progress -- Chicago's 1933 World's Fair."
"North approach to the Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition,
276. "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."

"North facade of the Hall of Science -- Chicago's 1933 World's Fair. At night the twelve pylons, arranged
277. "North facade of the Hall of Science -- Chicago's 1933 World's Fair. At night the twelve pylons, arranged in a semi-circle about an electric fountain, are illuminated in red. The carillon tower shown in the distance is lighted in a mysterious blue. The entire building is a symphony of color in the modern manner."
"Sarah Ann McCabe, pretty NBC radio star, waves at her public from the model of the 70 story-story RCA
278. "Sarah Ann McCabe, pretty NBC radio star, waves at her public from the model of the 70 story-story RCA building in Rockefeller Center, New York City, headquarters of the NBC. The model, located in the Hall of Social Science at the World's Fair, is lighted by an artificial sun when a visitor steps on the 'radio carpet' surrounding it."
"Small units form the back wall and a few chairs for the audience make a small ampitheatre [sic] of General
279. "Small units form the back wall and a few chairs for the audience make a small ampitheatre [sic] of General Electric's Air Conditioning display at A Century of Progress in Chicago. Lectures on the fundamentals of air conditioning are given several times a day."
"Spring weather brought these girls out to look over the Wilson and Co. exhibit at the new World's Fair
280. "Spring weather brought these girls out to look over the Wilson and Co. exhibit at the new World's Fair which opens May 28th. They are among 250 selected from 1,000 to work at the exhibit this summer. They are shown grouped around a model of the Wilson building."
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