University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (7)
1934 (1)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (6)

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[Exterior view of the Chinese Lama Temple, which was a replica of the Buddhist temple at Jehol, China.]
1. [Exterior view of the Chinese Lama Temple, which was a replica of the Buddhist temple at Jehol, China.]
[Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured
2. [Photo of an architectural drawing of the Century of Progress Hawaiian Gardens exhibit, which featured a model of Mt. Kilallua volcano The architectural firm that produced the drawing was Loebl, Schlossman & Demuth, a Chicago-based business that went on to design the Water Tower Place (1976) and the Prudential Plaza (1990).]
[The International Harvester exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The
3. [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 mosque float, which won first place at the Venetian Carnival, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at
4. [The mosque float, which won first place at the Venetian Carnival, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1934.]

"It's 'curtains' for those familiar, old, green Pullman curtains. They're out. This photo posed to show
5. "It's 'curtains' for those familiar, old, green Pullman curtains. They're out. This photo posed to show the new arrangement in the flashing, 110-miles-an-hour, all-aluminum streamlined Pullman Pacific train which is being exhibited at the World's Fair of 1934 in Chicago. Just close the aluminum door and presto, it's a nice private drawing room, convenient and homelike even if it was just a Pullman section during the daytime."
"National Railroad Fair exhibit of the Budd Company, which tells the story behind car manufacture. The
6. "National Railroad Fair exhibit of the Budd Company, which tells the story behind car manufacture. The exhibit features each week a different new all-stainless steel passenger car right off the production line."
"Patricia Marquam, Fair beauty queen, and Phil Baker, Armour's star jester on the radio, see and hear
7. "Patricia Marquam, Fair beauty queen, and Phil Baker, Armour's star jester on the radio, see and hear each other over the very latest in two-way telephone-television at the Television theater in the Electrical building at the new World's Fair in Chicago. This picture shows the manner in which the phone booths are equipped and the image each saw. Patricia has just interrupted one of Phil's jokes with a merry quip of her own which, as can be seen, beings a broad grin to Phil's face."
"The 'Ford World' in New World's Fair. This electrically driven globe will be one of the exhibits in
8. "The 'Ford World' in New World's Fair. This electrically driven globe will be one of the exhibits in the giant Ford Building in the Exposition which opens in Chicago May 26. The drawing is by Hugh Ferriss. In the exhibit building will be dramatized the complete story of the contributions of science, industry, and agriculture to the modern automobile."

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