University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (9)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (5)
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Machinery (4)
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[A machine operator working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
1. [A machine operator working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
[A woman operating a weaving machine at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
2. [A woman operating a weaving machine at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[An eighteenth-century boring machine on display at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca.
3. [An eighteenth-century boring machine on display at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[Machine operators working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
4. [Machine operators working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]

[Model of boring machine invented by John "Iron-Mad" Wilkinson, an eighteenth-century British industrialist.]
5. [Model of boring machine invented by John "Iron-Mad" Wilkinson, an eighteenth-century British industrialist.]
[The International Harvester exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The
6. [The International Harvester exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The exhibit pictured here is a model binder twine machine, which was used to tie the top of a shock of wheat together for easier handling and transport. The International Harvester exhibit was located in the Travel and Transport building.]
[The Singer Sewing Machine Company exhibit under construction in March of 1933.]
7. [The Singer Sewing Machine Company exhibit under construction in March of 1933.]
"Federal Judge Edgar S. Vought, of Oklahoma City, who sentenced "Machine Gun" Kelly to life imprisonment
8. "Federal Judge Edgar S. Vought, of Oklahoma City, who sentenced "Machine Gun" Kelly to life imprisonment in the sensational Bailey kidnapping case at Oklahoma City, last summer, visits the new World's Fair in Chicago, and is here shown at lunch with Harry E. Snodgrass, managing director of Wilson and company, in the dining room of the Wilson exhibit."

"Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., son of the President, is an interested visitor at the International Business
9. "Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., son of the President, is an interested visitor at the International Business machines exhibit at the new World's Fair. He is shown here inspecting a report by the International Alphabetic Accounting machine. Left to Right: Donald E. Jackson, of Providence, R.I., Roosevelt's companion, F.L. Wesson, IBM representative, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., and P.J. McMahon, assistant manager of the exhibit."
"Shown here is a milk irradiator used to put Vitamin D in milk by means of exposing the milk to ultra-violet
10. "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."
"West Tech high school, Cleveland, Ohio, won the Stowell cup for the second year, in the international
11. "West Tech high school, Cleveland, Ohio, won the Stowell cup for the second year, in the international commercial schools contest concluded at the Chicago World's Fair Thursday night (June 28th). Left to right Leon C. Stowell, donor of the cup, which is awarded to the school of the contestant having the highest dictating machine score; Ruth Homberg, who won the cup for her school, and Col. Robert Isham Randolph, assistant to the general manager of the Fair, who made the awards."
"When Ella Nora Newholm, a post office clerk, of 118 South 14th Ave., East Duluth, Minn., stepped into
12. "When Ella Nora Newholm, a post office clerk, of 118 South 14th Ave., East Duluth, Minn., stepped into the turnstile at the 12th St. entrance to the World's Fair on Tuesday night, September 4th, she had no idea she was making history. As she dropped her ticket into the hands of the guide on the gate she became the 10,000,000th visitor to A Century of Progress Exposition. She was greeted by M.M. Tveter, comptroller of the Fair and presented with a veritable armload of gifts, among which were: a Hild floor polishing machine, a ham, a clock, and other fine presents."

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