University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"From left to right: Wallace Sample, Cyril Hill, Mrs. W.B. Wilson, Mrs. W.T. Hall, Mrs. D. Q. Wilson
81. "From left to right: Wallace Sample, Cyril Hill, Mrs. W.B. Wilson, Mrs. W.T. Hall, Mrs. D. Q. Wilson and D. Q. Wilson are shown in the exhibit of the Oriental Institute in the Hall of Social Science on Northerly Island at A Century of Progress. They are inspecting a mummy which is believed to date from the 7th century B.C. Portions of the mummy's wrappings have been cut away so that visitors to this popular exhibit may see the method used by the ancients in wrapping the mummies. The specimen is loaned by the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago."
"From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity
82. "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."
"G.F. Swift, President of Swift and Company, seated, signing a contract with Dr. Frederick A. Stock,
83. "G.F. Swift, President of Swift and Company, seated, signing a contract with Dr. Frederick A. Stock, conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. This contract will bring the free concerts of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to the World's Fair as an entertainment feature of Swift and Company's exhibit, beginning July 1st. Concert period will extend for 10 weeks."
"Gene Sarazen, famous golfer, was a visitor to the World's Fair today (Thursday, Sept. 6) and manifested
84. "Gene Sarazen, famous golfer, was a visitor to the World's Fair today (Thursday, Sept. 6) and manifested keen interest in the exhibit of ancient drivers, niblicks, and midirons at the Wilson-Western Sporting Goods Company in the Food and Agriculture Building. Here you see the demon linksman wielding a niblick against one of the old fashioned 'feather' golf balls used by players a hundred years ago, as Dorothy LaFold looks on."

"General Motors Building"
85. "General Motors Building"
"General Motors Building"
86. "General Motors Building"
"General Motors Compound"
87. "General Motors Compound"
"Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building
88. "Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building of A Century of Progress Exposition."

"Harvey Firestone, tire magnate, presents Virgil A. Cullberg, farmer, of Near Paton, Iowa, with complete
89. "Harvey Firestone, tire magnate, presents Virgil A. Cullberg, farmer, of Near Paton, Iowa, with complete set of tractor wheels and tires when the latter signs as the two millionth visitor to the Firestone exhibit at the World's Fair."
"Herbert Laufman, 13, of Houston, Texas, is showing his fellow townsman, Ervin Lee Stein, Il., just how
90. "Herbert Laufman, 13, of Houston, Texas, is showing his fellow townsman, Ervin Lee Stein, Il., just how the model "L" cars operate at the Rapid Transit exhibit in the Hall of Science at the World's Fair in Chicago. The two boys visited A Century of Progress as guests of the Houston Examiner."
"How would you like to go romping with a shovel-nosed elephant? It was quite the proper caper back in
91. "How would you like to go romping with a shovel-nosed elephant? It was quite the proper caper back in the stone age, according to Edyth Arlen, Neanderthal woman in the 'World A Million Years Ago' at the World's Fair. Edyth learned all about the shovel-noses in the legends handed down by her ancestors."
"In General Electric's 'House of Magic' at the Century of Progress, the wonders of electrical science
92. "In General Electric's 'House of Magic' at the Century of Progress, the wonders of electrical science and research are demonstrated and explained by a staff of young engineers."

"In this auditorium in the Electrical Building at the Century of Progress, General Electric presents
93. "In this auditorium in the Electrical Building at the Century of Progress, General Electric presents the romantic story of the development of lamps and lighting."
"Installations of two systems of General Electric air conditioning equipment for the home are shown in
94. "Installations of two systems of General Electric air conditioning equipment for the home are shown in this four-way setting in the G.E. exhibit in the Electrical Building at the Century of Progress. Two basements and sections of the first floor above indicate how the systems are put in."
"J.F. Sullivan, diamond export from Kimberley, South Africa, points out a diamond that has become stuck
95. "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."
"Japanese Pavilion at the World's Fair in winter. A striking snow scene was taken in the gardens before
96. "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."

"Left to Right - Berenice Dodd, Hilda Wiegel and Marcella Dodd are shown inspecting a part of the elaborate
97. "Left to Right - Berenice Dodd, Hilda Wiegel and Marcella Dodd are shown inspecting a part of the elaborate rose exhibit in the Horticulture Building at the 1934 World's Fair. Twenty five of the leading florists of the United States are competing for honors in the show, which will last six days."
"Life-like in form and action, and with a look of evil intent, these prehistoric animals aren't good
98. "Life-like in form and action, and with a look of evil intent, these prehistoric animals aren't good for your eyesight unless you are in command of all your faculties! We should be glad we did not live during the age of these huge beasts…what a chance would mere man have…however, the Sinclair exhibit proved to be very clever."
"Mercury vapor and sodium vapor lamps are two of the important items shown in this exhibit of the General
99. "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."
"Miss Jayne C. Walker, pretty Lexington, Ky., World's Fair visitor, was the first to sign the guest register
100. "Miss Jayne C. Walker, pretty Lexington, Ky., World's Fair visitor, was the first to sign the guest register of the Wilson and company exhibit when the exhibit was dedicated Sunday (June 17) afternoon. Left to right: Thomas E. Wilson, chairman of the board of directors of Wilson and company; Miss Walker and Miss Jane Iredale, exhibit employee."
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