University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"Small units form the back wall and a few chairs for the audience make a small ampitheatre [sic] of General
161. "Small units form the back wall and a few chairs for the audience make a small ampitheatre [sic] of General Electric's Air Conditioning display at A Century of Progress in Chicago. Lectures on the fundamentals of air conditioning are given several times a day."
"Spectrum of Electromagnetic Radiation which is on display as a part of the exhibit of the Electric Light
162. "Spectrum of Electromagnetic Radiation 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 at the Chicago World's Fair."
"Striking in color and architecture and with an attractive Sky Ride studded background, the Italian building
163. "Striking in color and architecture and with an attractive Sky Ride studded background, the Italian building at A Century of Progress was the subject for this interesting miniature camera study by William Burton Larsen, 7208 Ridge Boulevard, Chicago. This is one of the 49 beautiful pictures hung out of the 360 entries in the recent contest sponsored at the Hall of Photography by the Miniature Camera Club of Chicago."
"The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a
164. "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."

"This display of radio sets, with a background symbolizing radio around the world, in the General Electric
165. "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 group of students from Purdue University are particularly interested in combustion engines, and
166. "This group of students from Purdue University are particularly interested in combustion engines, and came to the World's Fair for first-hand information concerning them, which they are receiving from Tom Britton in the Chevrolet division of the General Motors exhibit."
"Three new musical instruments, an electrical violin, a clavier, and an electrical guitar, attract much
167. "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."
"To the science of seeing -- electric lamps and new ideas in lighting -- this section of the General
168. "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."

"Uncle Dan Beard, national Boy Scout commissioner, congratulates 14-year old Richard Courtney of Champaign,
169. "Uncle Dan Beard, national Boy Scout commissioner, congratulates 14-year old Richard Courtney of Champaign, Ill., for receiving the James Russell medal for bravery at the National Boy Scout Day ceremonies at the World's Fair. Left to right in the group shown here are Clarence Novak, Chicago Eagle Scout, Uncle Dan, Richard Courtney, General Abel Davis, who presented Courtney with the medal on behalf of the Combat Medal Men's Association, and John Celba, of Diamond Lake, Ill., who won the award last year."
"What One Cent Will Do For You Electrically is interestingly shown through the penny power display in
170. "What One Cent Will Do For You Electrically is interestingly shown through the penny power display in the Kilowatt Hour exhibit which is a part of the Electric Light and Power Industry's show on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the Chicago World's Fair."
"WLS radio entertainers stage a royal reception for the seventh millionth visitor to the World's Fair,
171. "WLS radio entertainers stage a royal reception for the seventh millionth visitor to the World's Fair, 12-year old Elizabeth Carroll, (third from left), 3145 Union street, Chicago. Elizabeth, a dark-haired Irish miss who came to the Fair with her father and little sister for the celebration of Irish Day, was presented with a number of valuable gifts which are being tendered by the radio entertainers in behalf of Fair concessions."
"World's Fair crowds today (Saturday) were entertained by the spirited band from the Soldiers and Sailors
172. "World's Fair crowds today (Saturday) were entertained by the spirited band from the Soldiers and Sailors Orphans Home at Normal, Ill., with Joe Kimball as drum major. They are shown in the Court of Honor before they marched down the Avenue of Flags. The director, second from left, is Prof. Merry who has drilled bands at the home."

Building at Chicago's Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.
173. Building at Chicago's Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.
Exhibition building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.
174. Exhibition building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.
Facade of Administration building.
175. Facade of Administration building.
Facade of Administration building.
176. Facade of Administration building.

Model for Swift and Company's exhibit at the 1934 Century of Progress showing the water theater, "floating"
177. Model for Swift and Company's exhibit at the 1934 Century of Progress showing the water theater, "floating" stage, terraces, restaurants, and general details of the unique design. The major portion was to be built over the lagoon from the north side of the twenty-third street bridge, which would be dubbed the "Swift Bridge of Service."
Panoramic representation of the exhibition buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
178. Panoramic representation of the exhibition buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933.
The Administration building for the Century of Progress.
179. The Administration building for the Century of Progress.
The dairy building at the north end of Northerly Island.
180. The dairy building at the north end of Northerly Island.
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