University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Worker using a draft horse to build Century of Progress' Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
41. [Worker using a draft horse to build Century of Progress' Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
"8 of the 14 huge pillars covered with murals depicting the story of the electrical industry. These pillars
42. "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."
"A talking kitchen which explains itself, a working kitchen where meals are prepared, and between them
43. "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."
"Above the 'House of Magic,' in which General Electric presents demonstrations of spectacular research
44. "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."

"Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year
45. "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."
"Before they leave the factory, Mazda lamps are put through eleven exacting tests. Miss Gladys Armstrong
46. "Before they leave the factory, Mazda lamps are put through eleven exacting tests. Miss Gladys Armstrong demonstrates how it is done in the General Electric Exhibit."
"Built to demonstrate the use of light as an architectural element in the appearance of buildings, this
47. "Built to demonstrate the use of light as an architectural element in the appearance of buildings, this model city in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress is complete to the stalled automobile being towed to a nearby garage."
"Electrical housekeeping is carried into the laundry in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of
48. "Electrical housekeeping is carried into the laundry in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress where the newest labor saving devices for the home laundry are demonstrated."

"From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity
49. "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"
50. "General Motors Building"
"General Motors Building"
51. "General Motors Building"
"General Motors Compound"
52. "General Motors Compound"

"Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building
53. "Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building of A Century of Progress Exposition."
"It has been said that the Hall of Religion has stolen the show. At any rate, this is an important exhibit
54. "It has been said that the Hall of Religion has stolen the show. At any rate, this is an important exhibit at the Fair, visited by hundreds of thousands of persons, and the exhibits are fascinating. No sects, creeds, fanatics, or denominations holds forth - it is all for the good, and in the name of the Cause."
"Japanese Pavilion at the World's Fair in winter. A striking snow scene was taken in the gardens before
55. "Japanese Pavilion at the World's Fair in winter. A striking snow scene was taken in the gardens before the Japanese exhibit which will open with the rest of the Century of Progress May 26th."
"Light and lighting present an interesting picture of progress in the incandescent lamp section of the
56. "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
57. "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."
"Small units form the back wall and a few chairs for the audience make a small ampitheatre [sic] of General
58. "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."
"The Hall of Social Science is one of the most important exhibits at the Exposition. The social development
59. "The Hall of Social Science is one of the most important exhibits at the Exposition. The social development of mankind, his home, environment and education are shown at this exhibit."
"The new exhibit house to be shown at the Century of Progress Exposition this year by General Houses,
60. "The new exhibit house to be shown at the Century of Progress Exposition this year by General Houses, Inc., will rise just south of the Lincoln Group on the lake front. This attractive five-room dwelling with attached garage will be a 'house of steel,' for this material will be used on the interior walls and ceiling as well as for the outside walls. The interior of the house is to be furnished throughout in a manner consistent with modern style trends. Howard T. Fisher is president and chief architect of the company."
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