University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Date
ca. 1933-1934 (7)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (3)
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Hallenbeck (1)
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[General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit
1. [General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit includes a stone lamp from ancient Babylonia; a crude saucer lamp from southern Europe; a bronze lamp from Rome; a Betty lamp used in colonial New England; a whale oil lamp likely used by an early Chicago family; Edison's first practical lamp; the "smallest lamp in the world," used for medical examination inside the human body; and the "largest lamp in the world," used for lighting airports, athletic fields, and in the motion picture industry.]
"Artistic lighting effects are used on this statue which is on display at the exhibit of the Electric
2. "Artistic lighting effects are used on this statue which is on display at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair." [The statue is large, white, and beautiful.]
"In this auditorium in the Electrical Building at the Century of Progress, General Electric presents
3. "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."
"Light and lighting present an interesting picture of progress in the incandescent lamp section of the
4. "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."

"To the science of seeing -- electric lamps and new ideas in lighting -- this section of the General
5. "To the science of seeing -- electric lamps and new ideas in lighting -- this section of the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress is devoted."
"Vapor lamps and lighting schemes they make possible form the theme of the General Electric Vapor Lamp
6. "Vapor lamps and lighting schemes they make possible form the theme of the General Electric Vapor Lamp Company exhibit at the Electrical Building at the Century of Progress."
"When light beams from the star Arcturus were picked up by photoelectric tubes at four observatories,
7. "When light beams from the star Arcturus were picked up by photoelectric tubes at four observatories, signals flashed on this display board on the rostrum of the Hall of Science to the show the audience how the official lighting of A Century of Progress was accomplished."
 

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