University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"Shown here is a milk irradiator used to put Vitamin D in milk by means of exposing the milk to ultra-violet
41. "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."
"Small units form the back wall and a few chairs for the audience make a small ampitheatre [sic] of General
42. "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
43. "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."
"The House of Magic was crowded at every demonstration last Sunday at the Century of Progress. A complete
44. "The House of Magic was crowded at every demonstration last Sunday at the Century of Progress. A complete program is presented every half hour."

"The preparation of food of all kinds in this model electric kitchen is one of the features of the General
45. "The preparation of food of all kinds in this model electric kitchen is one of the features of the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress."
"The Sight Meter Demonstration, which is on display as a part of the exhibit of the Electric Light and
46. "The Sight Meter Demonstration, 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. [The visitor] can test his own eyesight and determine the amount of light necessary for reading matter and household tasks."
"This display of radio sets, with a background symbolizing radio around the world, in the General Electric
47. "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 portrait of Edison, Ford, and Firestone done by H. Harrington Betts is displayed on the walls of
48. "This portrait of Edison, Ford, and Firestone done by H. Harrington Betts is displayed on the walls of the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."

"Three new musical instruments, an electrical violin, a clavier, and an electrical guitar, attract much
49. "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 show what makes the wheels go 'round in a steam turbine, General Electric has this full-size 50 horsepower,
50. "To show what makes the wheels go 'round in a steam turbine, General Electric has this full-size 50 horsepower, two-stage turbine and governor, cut away to expose the working parts, in its exhibit at A Century of Progress."
"To the science of seeing -- electric lamps and new ideas in lighting -- this section of the General
51. "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
52. "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."

"W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over
53. "W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over a grid-glow tube caused the lights of the Electrical Group of Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition -- to burst forth in brilliant radiance. This operation was one of the features of the official dedication of this group on October 12. From left to right: Dr. Louis L. Mann, who gave the invocation, President Rufus C. Dawes of A Century of Progress Exposition, B.E. Sunny, a trustee of the Exposition and former chairman of the board of the Illinois Bell Telephone Company who delivered the address of dedication, and Mr. Batchelder who presided at the ceremony."
"W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over
54. "W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over a grid-glow tube caused the lights of the Electrical Group of Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition -- to burst forth in brilliant radiance. This operation was one of the features of the official dedication of this group on October 12. From left to right: Dr. Louis L. Mann, who gave the invocation, President Rufus C. Dawes of A Century of Progress Exposition, B.E. Sunny, a trustee of the Exposition and former chairman of the board of the Illinois Bell Telephone Company who delivered the address of dedication, and Mr. Batchelder who presided at the ceremony."
"What One Cent Will Do For You Electrically is interestingly shown through the penny power display in
55. "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."
"With a 100-pound weight arranged to be raised by hand, visitors may test their strength and muscular
56. "With a 100-pound weight arranged to be raised by hand, visitors may test their strength and muscular control against that of a motor-driven hydraulic device known as a Thrustor, shown in the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress."

"With only small sections of the walls completed, this little building in the General Electric exhibit
57. "With only small sections of the walls completed, this little building in the General Electric exhibit at a Century of Progress shows how homes are wired for electric service. Even the electric clock is cut in two so that connections may be seen."
"With streams of water pouring on it from every direction, this motor and control equipment in the General
58. "With streams of water pouring on it from every direction, this motor and control equipment in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress demonstrates its suitability for use in many types of plants where water or other liquids are used."
  
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