University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Unidentified men, possibly officials of the Century of Progress, signing document on desk.]
101. [Unidentified men, possibly officials of the Century of Progress, signing document on desk.]
[View of Electrical Building from Lake Michigan. A fountain can be seen in the courtyard.]
102. [View of Electrical Building from Lake Michigan. A fountain can be seen in the courtyard.]
[View of the Carillon Tower at the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was
103. [View of the Carillon Tower at the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in January of 1932.]
[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
104. [View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair. Enchanted Island was built between the lagoon and Lake Michigan, and included a mountainside slide, a fairy castle, a mechanical zoo, a miniature railroad, and a theater, among other exhibits. This photo was taken in January of 1933.]

[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
105. [View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair. Enchanted Island was built between the lagoon and Lake Michigan, and included a mountainside slide, a fairy castle, a mechanical zoo, a miniature railroad, and a theater, among other exhibits. This photo was taken in January of 1933.]
[View of the Hall of Science at night. In the foreground is a reflecting pool.]
106. [View of the Hall of Science at night. In the foreground is a reflecting pool.]
[View of the northern facade of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was
107. [View of the northern facade of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in January of 1932.]
[Western-styled female dancers performing in front of actors dressed as cowboys at the Century of Progress
108. [Western-styled female dancers performing in front of actors dressed as cowboys at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Horse-drawn Conestoga Wagons are parked to the right.]

[Women constructing an adobe wall at the Century of Progress Mexican Village.]
109. [Women constructing an adobe wall at the Century of Progress Mexican Village.]
[Women in colonial American military costumes drumming in Colonial Village.] [The drummers led the army
110. [Women in colonial American military costumes drumming in Colonial Village.] [The drummers led the army when they fought.] [Did women and men fight wars in colonial times?]
[Women in colonial American military costumes on horseback.]
111. [Women in colonial American military costumes on horseback.]
"8 of the 14 huge pillars covered with murals depicting the story of the electrical industry. These pillars
112. "8 of the 14 huge pillars covered with murals depicting the story of the electrical industry. These pillars are located above the General Electric 'House of Magic' (at lower left), and extend along the entire length of the balcony over the exhibit. At a Century of Progress Exhibition, Chicago, Ill."

"A Century of Progress Exposition closing ceremony, October 31, 1934 - Midnight. Taps and lowering of
113. "A Century of Progress Exposition closing ceremony, October 31, 1934 - Midnight. Taps and lowering of flag by Mr. Rufus C. Dawes, President, and Major Lenox R. Lohr, General Manager."
"A complete air conditioning system for a home of moderate size is shown in this sectional setting in
114. "A complete air conditioning system for a home of moderate size is shown in this sectional setting in the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress in Chicago."
"A conception by Hugh Ferriss, a noted New York artist, of how the Ford Exhibition building now being
115. "A conception by Hugh Ferriss, a noted New York artist, of how the Ford Exhibition building now being erected at the Chicago World's Fair will look at night in its blaze of light. The building is nine hundred feet long and ten stories in height at its center. It faces upon a five acre park fronting Lake Michigan. Albert Kahn of Detroit is the architect, and Walter Dorwin Teague of New York, the industrial designer, is in charge of the interior display."
"A display of small apparatus which includes some new developments, such as the Thyratron speed control
116. "A display of small apparatus which includes some new developments, such as the Thyratron speed control for motors, quiet operating motor on sound isolating base, and gear motors, supplemented by models of large equipment represents the apparatus section of the General Electric Company in its exhibit at the Century of Progress."

"A display of the Industrial Electric Heat Applications shown as part of Electric Light and Power Industry's
117. "A display of the Industrial Electric Heat Applications shown as part of Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair."
"A Model Dress Shop with mannequins posing upon revolving stages and curtains which open and close automatically
118. "A Model Dress Shop with mannequins posing upon revolving stages and curtains which open and close automatically is one of a series of model shops displayed in miniature at the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the Chicago World's Fair."
"A night view of the Hall of Science."
119. "A night view of the Hall of Science."
"A talking kitchen which explains itself, a working kitchen where meals are prepared, and between them
120. "A talking kitchen which explains itself, a working kitchen where meals are prepared, and between them a planning room where modern electric kitchens are designed represent the General Electric Kitchen Institute in the company's exhibit at A Century of Progress."
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