University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Electrical apparatus powering the Hall of Science building.]
1. [Electrical apparatus powering the Hall of Science building.]
[Electrical apparatus powering the Hall of Science building.]
2. [Electrical apparatus powering the Hall of Science building.]
[Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago
3. [Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair. The photo was taken in March of 1933 while the exhibition was still under construction.]
[Southeast view of the front exterior to the Electrical Building.]
4. [Southeast view of the front exterior to the Electrical Building.]

[The southern facade of the Electrical Building at night.]
5. [The southern facade of the Electrical Building at night.]
[View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair.
6. [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.
7. [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.]
[Workers assemble the electrical wiring to power the Century of Progress Hall of Science building. This
8. [Workers assemble the electrical wiring to power the Century of Progress Hall of Science building. This photo was taken in June of 1932.]

"Edward H. Sniffen, Asst. Vice-President of Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, signing
9. "Edward H. Sniffen, Asst. Vice-President of Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, signing contract for renewal of the company's exhibit at the 1934 World's Fair. Shown with Mr. Sniffen are (left) Rufus C. Dawes, President of the Exposition, and Lenox R. Lohr, General Manager. The exhibit will occupy the same space in the Electrical Building as last year, with many new features introduced."
"Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving
10. "Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving platform for mannequins and many other innovations at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"Fannie Brice, Ziegfeld Follies star, looks in by way of television on three contestants for the title
11. "Fannie Brice, Ziegfeld Follies star, looks in by way of television on three contestants for the title of 'Miss Chicago' who are shown in a large airliner at the World's Fair. The likeness of the Follies star shown in the portable television originated at the Television exhibit on Northerly Island of the Fair. A contract with the Follies awaits the winner of the beauty contest."
"Patricia Marquam, Fair beauty queen, and Phil Baker, Armour's star jester on the radio, see and hear
12. "Patricia Marquam, Fair beauty queen, and Phil Baker, Armour's star jester on the radio, see and hear each other over the very latest in two-way telephone-television at the Television theater in the Electrical building at the new World's Fair in Chicago. This picture shows the manner in which the phone booths are equipped and the image each saw. Patricia has just interrupted one of Phil's jokes with a merry quip of her own which, as can be seen, beings a broad grin to Phil's face."

"This is the way it looks from behind. Warren Ashe, Miss Gladys Griswold and John Kane of the Milky Way
13. "This is the way it looks from behind. Warren Ashe, Miss Gladys Griswold and John Kane of the Milky Way Company at the Court theater inspecting the television apparatus at the Television Exhibition showing at the second floor of the Electrical Building, Northerly Island, A Century of Progress."
   

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