University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"Complete air conditioning equipment for homes using any type of heating system is shown in this section
141. "Complete air conditioning equipment for homes using any type of heating system is shown in this section of the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress. The display includes central systems and single room units."
"Electrical housekeeping is carried into the laundry in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of
142. "Electrical housekeeping is carried into the laundry in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress where the newest labor saving devices for the home laundry are demonstrated."
"Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving
143. "Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving platform for mannequins and many other innovations at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"Even the water carnival performers at the World's Fair Dutch Village have become 'fan-dance minded.'
144. "Even the water carnival performers at the World's Fair Dutch Village have become 'fan-dance minded.' Here is Jim Wilkinson in a burlesque number."

"Facsimile of the souvenir ticket, in form of a certificate of last day attendance, which will be given
145. "Facsimile of the souvenir ticket, in form of a certificate of last day attendance, which will be given to every person who goes through the turnstiles at A Century of Progress on the final day, Wednesday, October 31. The certificate will be handed out, not at the ticket windows but at the turnstiles, and will be available from the opening hour until midnight. It bears the signatures of Rufus C. Dawes, president, and L.R. Lohr, general manager of the Exposition."
"Ford's 'Drama of Transportation' in New World's Fair. This is a conception by Hugh Ferriss of what the
146. "Ford's 'Drama of Transportation' in New World's Fair. This is a conception by Hugh Ferriss of what the interior of the great Ford Building will look like when A Century of Progress opens in Chicago May 26. In this building, 900 feet long, the major portion of a $1,500,000 exhibit, will be dramatized the story of the contributions of science, industry and agriculture to the modern automobile. Opposite the structure will be a free park with seats for concert and entertainment programs."
"From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity
147. "From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity in home and industry presents this impressive appearance."
"General Motors Building"
148. "General Motors Building"

"General Motors Building"
149. "General Motors Building"
"General Motors Compound"
150. "General Motors Compound"
"Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building
151. "Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building of A Century of Progress Exposition."
"Glass Bottle. A prize for the Gymnasium or Games, as shown by the columns and the Garlands of Victory.
152. "Glass Bottle. A prize for the Gymnasium or Games, as shown by the columns and the Garlands of Victory. Syria. 1st or 2nd century A.D."

"Gold Minoan seal ring of a king of the dynasty of Minos. Scene: The goddess of vegetation with two hand
153. "Gold Minoan seal ring of a king of the dynasty of Minos. Scene: The goddess of vegetation with two hand maidens, invoking the gods for rain. 1650 B.C."
"Great Hall of the massive Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress exposition,
154. "Great Hall of the massive Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress exposition, which opens May 27th and closes November 1st. Ceilings, panels, balconies, and stairways of the building embody new and superb examples of modern architectural design. Here the spirit of man's scientific achievement during the past 100 years, the predominant note of the Exposition -- finds concrete expression. The hall of Science houses a wealth of exhibits by industries closely related to the basic industries, with sections devoted to biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics, physics, and medicine."
"Hall of Science dedication, June 1932"
155. "Hall of Science dedication, June 1932"
"Hall of Science statue in the north well."
156. "Hall of Science statue in the north well."

"Here are presented the various methods of concealed and exposed wiring which are on display at the Electric
157. "Here are presented the various methods of concealed and exposed wiring which are on display at the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"Here are presented various electrical heating appliances which occupy a prominent part of the exhibit
158. "Here are presented various electrical heating appliances which occupy a prominent part of the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"Here are shown the two ten ton Frigidaire condensing units which provide a change of air every two minutes
159. "Here are shown the two ten ton Frigidaire condensing units which provide a change of air every two minutes in the Electric Light and Power Industry's puppet theater on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair. The complete process of the air-cooling unit in operation is also on display at the exhibit."
"Here is depicted in miniature the first Edison Central Station which was constructed in New York in
160. "Here is depicted in miniature the first Edison Central Station which was constructed in New York in 1882. This is shown as a part of the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
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