University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening
41. [Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening experiment with his son. In 1752, Franklin flew a kite with a metal key attached during a thunderstorm to prove that lightening was made of electricity. Although European scientists were already conducting similar experiments with electricity, Franklin is credited as the first one to propose using a metal rod or some other conductor to draw off electricity from lightening. Franklin's scientific achievements won him the admiration of Enlightenment intellectuals in Europe and North America and secured his reputation as a leading scientist.]
[Promotion of the 1913 American silent film, "The Battle of Gettysburg." The film is now presumed to
42. [Promotion of the 1913 American silent film, "The Battle of Gettysburg." The film is now presumed to be lost. Only a fraction of the silent films from the early 20th century have survived into the present day.]
[Security guards from A Century of Progress pose for a group photograph at the Enchanted Island exhibit.
43. [Security guards from A Century of Progress pose for a group photograph at the Enchanted Island exhibit. The photo is undated.]
[Ships sailing in the Century of Progress lagoon. The photo is undated.]
44. [Ships sailing in the Century of Progress lagoon. The photo is undated.]

[Street view of Enchanted Island, a children's playground at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
45. [Street view of Enchanted Island, a children's playground at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.] [There is a balloon man in a huge wagon.]
[Technicians construct a model petroleum refinery for exhibition at A Century of Progress. The photo
46. [Technicians construct a model petroleum refinery for exhibition at A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
[The Century of Progress Pass Department assembles for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
47. [The Century of Progress Pass Department assembles for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
[The Century of Progress Promotion Department assembles for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
48. [The Century of Progress Promotion Department assembles for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]

[The Century of Progress Promotion Department assembles for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
49. [The Century of Progress Promotion Department assembles for a group photograph. The photo is undated.]
[The engine to the right is a Corliss steam engine, built ca.1884. The smaller engine on the left is
50. [The engine to the right is a Corliss steam engine, built ca.1884. The smaller engine on the left is a model of a turbine engine built by Swedish engineer Gustaf Patrik de Laval in 1884. Both the turbine and steam engine pictured here could generate approximately 75 HP of power.]
[The International Harvester exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The
51. [The International Harvester exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The exhibit pictured here is a model binder twine machine, which was used to tie the top of a shock of wheat together for easier handling and transport. The International Harvester exhibit was located in the Travel and Transport building.]
[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
52. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]

[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
53. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]
[The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition
54. [The man on the left is Rufus C. Dawes, president of the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, 1933-1934. Rufus Dawes was the brother of Charles G. Dawes, former Vice President of the United States. Charles G. Dawes was instrumental in soliciting private donations to finance the exposition and served as consultant to his brother.]
[The National Editorial Association poses for a group photo near one of the entrances to A Century of
55. [The National Editorial Association poses for a group photo near one of the entrances to A Century of Progress. This photo is undated.]
[The polar ship belonging to famed-Antarctic explorer Admiral Byrd is docked at A Century of Progress.]
56. [The polar ship belonging to famed-Antarctic explorer Admiral Byrd is docked at A Century of Progress.]

[The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist
57. [The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist to discover the bacteria that caused tuberculosis in 1882, an achievement that won him the Nobel Prize. The photo is undated.]
[The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist
58. [The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist to discover the bacteria that caused tuberculosis in 1882, an achievement that won him the Nobel Prize. The photo is undated.]
[The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left,
59. [The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left, and Mr. Frank Jakavicius, of Chicago, is to her right. The Opera contest was held at the Lagoon Theater, and the winners received a contract with the Opera company which opened in Chicago later that year.]
[This figurine by Wilbur Freece, known as "the Single Jacker," is made of butter.]
60. [This figurine by Wilbur Freece, known as "the Single Jacker," is made of butter.]
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