University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"The Chysler [sic] exhibit is a beautiful sight at night and equally so in the day time. Pools of clear,
201. "The Chysler [sic] exhibit is a beautiful sight at night and equally so in the day time. Pools of clear, blue water, fountains, a runway for testing cars, and here Barney Oldfield holds forth to give you a thrill with the racing cars."
"The Hall of Science"
202. "The Hall of Science"
"The Hall of Social Science is one of the most important exhibits at the Exposition. The social development
203. "The Hall of Social Science is one of the most important exhibits at the Exposition. The social development of mankind, his home, environment and education are shown at this exhibit."
"The House of Magic was crowded at every demonstration last Sunday at the Century of Progress. A complete
204. "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 Madonna. Ivory. 'The Mother of God' in Greek, abbreviated. Mount Lebanon, Syria. 10th century A.D."
205. "The Madonna. Ivory. 'The Mother of God' in Greek, abbreviated. Mount Lebanon, Syria. 10th century A.D."
"The night is pierced with light - of every hue - waterfalls, lacy sprays, and light that shoots off
206. "The night is pierced with light - of every hue - waterfalls, lacy sprays, and light that shoots off high into the heavens! This display may be seen in the court of the Electrical Building."
"The preparation of food of all kinds in this model electric kitchen is one of the features of the General
207. "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
208. "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."

"The smiling Egyptian cat-goddess Bast. Made in lapis-lazuli and adorned with golden earrings. Ptolemaic,
209. "The smiling Egyptian cat-goddess Bast. Made in lapis-lazuli and adorned with golden earrings. Ptolemaic, Egyptian, 3rd Century B.C. Exhibited in the North Wing Hall of Religion at the Century of Progress." ["The cat is wearing earrings. The cat is dark and has big scary eyes but it is smiling like it is happy. The cat's nose looks like a person's nose."]
"The Syrian weather God Hadad. The up turned shoes indicate the influence of the Hittites who conquered
210. "The Syrian weather God Hadad. The up turned shoes indicate the influence of the Hittites who conquered North Syria, but the dress is Assyrian. The only trace of his bull origin is to be seen in the thorns on his head. The thunderbolt is broken. Aleppo, Syria. 10th century B.C."
"The torch dancer. Silver vase from Pompeii, destroyed by the volcano Vesuvius in 79 A.D. A Maenad dances
211. "The torch dancer. Silver vase from Pompeii, destroyed by the volcano Vesuvius in 79 A.D. A Maenad dances with a satyr, an attendant to the wine god Bacchus. 1st century A.D."
"This barn was built in 1863 by Henry Ford's father, and was brought to A Century of Progress to illustrate
212. "This barn was built in 1863 by Henry Ford's father, and was brought to A Century of Progress to illustrate the Ford theory that the farmer can increase his income by processing crops for industrial use. The barn is equipped with machinery which extracts oil from soybeans."

"This display of radio sets, with a background symbolizing radio around the world, in the General Electric
213. "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
214. "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."
"To show what makes the wheels go 'round in a steam turbine, General Electric has this full-size 50 horsepower,
215. "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
216. "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
217. "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."
"View of the hall of Science, at A Century of Progress Exposition showing the interior of the great courtyard,
218. "View of the hall of Science, at A Century of Progress Exposition showing the interior of the great courtyard, the fins for illuminating the tower and the patterned cut-outs for lighting the wall surfaces."
"View of the hall of Science, at A Century of Progress Exposition showing the interior of the great courtyard,
219. "View of the hall of Science, at A Century of Progress Exposition showing the interior of the great courtyard, the fins for illuminating the tower and the patterned cut-outs for lighting the wall surfaces."
"W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over
220. "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."
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