University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A machine operator working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
1. [A machine operator working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
[A woman operating a weaving machine at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
2. [A woman operating a weaving machine at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[An eighteenth-century boring machine on display at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca.
3. [An eighteenth-century boring machine on display at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[Machine operators working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
4. [Machine operators working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]

[Model of boring machine invented by John "Iron-Mad" Wilkinson, an eighteenth-century British industrialist.]
5. [Model of boring machine invented by John "Iron-Mad" Wilkinson, an eighteenth-century British industrialist.]
[The International Harvester exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The
6. [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.]
"Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., son of the President, is an interested visitor at the International Business
7. "Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., son of the President, is an interested visitor at the International Business machines exhibit at the new World's Fair. He is shown here inspecting a report by the International Alphabetic Accounting machine. Left to Right: Donald E. Jackson, of Providence, R.I., Roosevelt's companion, F.L. Wesson, IBM representative, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., and P.J. McMahon, assistant manager of the exhibit."
"Shown here is a milk irradiator used to put Vitamin D in milk by means of exposing the milk to ultra-violet
8. "Shown here is a milk irradiator used to put Vitamin D in milk by means of exposing the milk to ultra-violet rays. This machine is shown as a part of the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."

"When Ella Nora Newholm, a post office clerk, of 118 South 14th Ave., East Duluth, Minn., stepped into
9. "When Ella Nora Newholm, a post office clerk, of 118 South 14th Ave., East Duluth, Minn., stepped into the turnstile at the 12th St. entrance to the World's Fair on Tuesday night, September 4th, she had no idea she was making history. As she dropped her ticket into the hands of the guide on the gate she became the 10,000,000th visitor to A Century of Progress Exposition. She was greeted by M.M. Tveter, comptroller of the Fair and presented with a veritable armload of gifts, among which were: a Hild floor polishing machine, a ham, a clock, and other fine presents."
   

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