University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"The House of Magic was crowded at every demonstration last Sunday at the Century of Progress. A complete
161. "The House of Magic was crowded at every demonstration last Sunday at the Century of Progress. A complete program is presented every half hour."
"The new exhibit house to be shown at the Century of Progress Exposition this year by General Houses,
162. "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."
"The night is pierced with light - of every hue - waterfalls, lacy sprays, and light that shoots off
163. "The night is pierced with light - of every hue - waterfalls, lacy sprays, and light that shoots off high into the heavens! This display may be seen in the court of the Electrical Building."
"The preparation of food of all kinds in this model electric kitchen is one of the features of the General
164. "The preparation of food of all kinds in this model electric kitchen is one of the features of the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress."

"The reward of victory! Jane Fite, fair passenger of Bob Milow in the 1,500 meter relay rickshaw race
165. "The reward of victory! Jane Fite, fair passenger of Bob Milow in the 1,500 meter relay rickshaw race held Friday, July 13th, at the Chicago World's Fair, wipes the fevered brow of the victorious runner. Milow and his partner, George Nelson, track captain of the Armour Tech team, when he is not working, ran the distance in 4:19.4 for their employers, the Coca-Cola exhibit."
"The Sight Meter Demonstration, which is on display as a part of the exhibit of the Electric Light and
166. "The Sight Meter Demonstration, which is on display as a part of the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building. [The visitor] can test his own eyesight and determine the amount of light necessary for reading matter and household tasks."
"The Syrian weather God Hadad. The up turned shoes indicate the influence of the Hittites who conquered
167. "The Syrian weather God Hadad. The up turned shoes indicate the influence of the Hittites who conquered North Syria, but the dress is Assyrian. The only trace of his bull origin is to be seen in the thorns on his head. The thunderbolt is broken. Aleppo, Syria. 10th century B.C."
"The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a
168. "The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a striking example of the architecture of the Mayas. The Monjas is thought to have been the nunnery of the vestal virgins, who attended the sacred fires in the temples of their gods, and who were put to death if they broke their vow of chastity. The barbaric facade of the temple is decorated with relief carvings of the intertwining bodies of the feathered serpent god Kukulcan. Fantastic, grotesque masks done in the brilliant colors that characterize Mayan architecture, adorn the walls."

"The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a
169. "The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a striking example of the architecture of the Mayas. The Monjas is thought to have been the nunnery of the vestal virgins, who attended the sacred fires in the temples of their gods, and who were put to death if they broke their vow of chastity. The barbaric facade of the temple is decorated with relief carvings of the intertwining bodies of the feathered serpent god Kukulcan. Fantastic, grotesque masks done in the brilliant colors that characterize Mayan architecture, adorn the walls."
"There's always a goodly throng present when the Pasadena Puppeteers take the stage in the Home Planning
170. "There's always a goodly throng present when the Pasadena Puppeteers take the stage in the Home Planning Hall at the World's Fair. The show takes place twice hourly and is all clean, wholesome fun, as Dorothy Richardson, 5058 Lindenwood, St. Louis, (left) and Virginia Lee Elder, of Jonesboro, Ark., (right) visitors to the Old Dutch Cleanser exhibit, will tell the folks back home."
"There's always a goodly throng present when the Pasadena Puppeteers take the stage in the Home Planning
171. "There's always a goodly throng present when the Pasadena Puppeteers take the stage in the Home Planning Hall at the World's Fair. The show takes place twice hourly and is all clean, wholesome fun, as Dorothy Richardson, 5058 Lindenwood, St. Louis, (left) and Virginia Lee Elder, of Jonesboro, Ark., (right) visitors to the Old Dutch Cleanser exhibit, will tell the folks back home."
"These five statuettes, exhibited on the upper floor of the Social Science Hall are the oldest ever found
172. "These five statuettes, exhibited on the upper floor of the Social Science Hall are the oldest ever found in Asia, dating from about 3,000 B.C. The Oriental Institute is exhibiting them to the public for the first time at the World's Fair; they were evacuated early this year at the site of ancient cities of Eshnunna and Opis. Above photograph shows Miss P. McLaughlin, Cincinnati artist, and L. Stienes, of Fairmont, Nebraska, viewing the primitive subjects."

"These officers of the army, navy and marine corps command the various detachments at Camp Franklin D.
173. "These officers of the army, navy and marine corps command the various detachments at Camp Franklin D. Roosevelt at the World's Fair of which Col. Morris Keck, United States infantry, is post commandant. It is the first time in history that the three branches of the American forces have been under one command in peace time. Front row, from left to right: 1st. Lt. Lenard B. Creswell, Capt. Nevins D. Young, Capt. Frederick E. Stack, Capt. James D. Brown, Col. Keck, Lt. Charles L. Hutton, Capt. Samuel McCullough, Lt. Edward F. Hutchins and Chief Marine Gunner Horace Talbot, director of the post marine band. Rear, left to right, Warrant Officer Josef Studney, director of the post army band, Lt. Thrif, army medical corps, Ensign George R. Wilson, 2nd. Lt. Thomas A. Glass, Lt. Carl V. Green, Jr., 1st Lt. Jack P. Juhan, 2nd Lt. William L. McCulla, Ensign Everett E. Seagraves and 2nd Lt. Frederick H. Fairchild."
"This barn was built in 1863 by Henry Ford's father, and was brought to A Century of Progress to illustrate
174. "This barn was built in 1863 by Henry Ford's father, and was brought to A Century of Progress to illustrate the Ford theory that the farmer can increase his income by processing crops for industrial use. The barn is equipped with machinery which extracts oil from soybeans."
"This committee of music authorities selected the winners in the Midway Song contest. The critics shown
175. "This committee of music authorities selected the winners in the Midway Song contest. The critics shown above are, left to right - Joel Lay, director of musical activities at A Century of Progress; Fred Forster, president of the Forster Musical Company, and Henry Selinger, National Broadcasting executive. Herbert Johnson, staff pianist of A Century of Progress, is seated at the piano."
"This display of radio sets, with a background symbolizing radio around the world, in the General Electric
176. "This display of radio sets, with a background symbolizing radio around the world, in the General Electric exhibit, is attracting much attention at the Century of Progress."

"This is Fred Allen but it isn't Fred Allen, if you get what we mean! It's a mechanical Fred Allen and
177. "This is Fred Allen but it isn't Fred Allen, if you get what we mean! It's a mechanical Fred Allen and it's the first robot to be made with actual human features. "Fred" is also the first comedian mechanical man for he wisecracks and grimaces very like the real Allen. He talks, moves his hand, shows his teeth, raises his eyebrows and chuckles, but not all at once. He will perform continuously at the new World's Fair in the Ipana exhibit of the Bristol-Myers Company. Jean Hendry and Lillian Harvey from the Midget Village are shown welcoming him to the Fair."
"This is the way it looks from behind. Warren Ashe, Miss Gladys Griswold and John Kane of the Milky Way
178. "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."
"This portrait of Edison, Ford, and Firestone done by H. Harrington Betts is displayed on the walls of
179. "This portrait of Edison, Ford, and Firestone done by H. Harrington Betts is displayed on the walls of the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"Three new musical instruments, an electrical violin, a clavier, and an electrical guitar, attract much
180. "Three new musical instruments, an electrical violin, a clavier, and an electrical guitar, attract much comment from spectators at the outdoor science theater in the court of the Hall of Science at the World's Fair. The instruments are the invention of Lloyd Loar, lecturer on the physics of music at Northwestern University, who is seated at the clavier. The other musicians are Charles Stein (left) and Ruth Brenner (right). The instruments produce an electrical current which is amplified and converted into sound by the loudspeaker shown in the picture."
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