University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A view of the Home Planning Hall in February of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
1. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in February of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[A view of the Home Planning Hall in January of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
2. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in January of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
3. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
[A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part
4. [A view of the Home Planning Hall in March of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]

[An interior view of the Home Planning Hall in April of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall
5. [An interior view of the Home Planning Hall in April of 1933. During the Fair, the Home Planning Hall was part of the Home and Industrial Arts Group and featured exhibits on heating, plumbing, air conditioning, and refrigeration, as well as other appliances and home-improvement items.]
"A complete air conditioning system for a home of moderate size is shown in this sectional setting in
6. "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."
"As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world
7. "As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world in 1933. The presentation was made before thousands of World's Fair visitors in the Science Theater yesterday. (Friday, August 24th). Left to right are: Governor Horner of Illinois, L.P. Bonfouy, Post, Col. C.W. Kerwood, president of the League Internationale des aviateurs; Maj. James H. Doolittle, a former winner of the trophy; Col. Lafeton Whitney, president of the Chicago chapter, National Aeronautical Association, and Father James Organisciak, the 'Flying Priest,' who will represent the N.A.A. at the Gordon Bennett balloon races in Warsaw, Poland, next month."
"Complete air conditioning equipment for homes using any type of heating system is shown in this section
8. "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."

"Gloria Swanson, first Skyride visitor in 1934, wears a broad smile as she gets back to earth after previewing
9. "Gloria Swanson, first Skyride visitor in 1934, wears a broad smile as she gets back to earth after previewing the new World's Fair from the air, atop the 628-foot tower seen in the background. Whether the smile indicates the satisfaction at what she saw or relief at being back on solid ground again, Miss Swanson did not say."
"Here are shown the two ten ton Frigidaire condensing units which provide a change of air every two minutes
10. "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."
"Installations of two systems of General Electric air conditioning equipment for the home are shown in
11. "Installations of two systems of General Electric air conditioning equipment for the home are shown in this four-way setting in the G.E. exhibit in the Electrical Building at the Century of Progress. Two basements and sections of the first floor above indicate how the systems are put in."
"Small units form the back wall and a few chairs for the audience make a small ampitheatre [sic] of General
12. "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."

Adequate medical care for tuberculosis provides rest, fresh air, good food.
13. Adequate medical care for tuberculosis provides rest, fresh air, good food.
Artist's sketch of the Armour and Company building at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
14. Artist's sketch of the Armour and Company building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The building features a glass-enclosed restaurant and the open air plaza in the front.
Artist's sketch of the Armour and Company exhibition building at the Century of Progress International
15. Artist's sketch of the Armour and Company exhibition building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The building features a glass-enclosed restaurant and the open air plaza in the front.
The Frigidaire Air Conditioning Exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.
16. The Frigidaire Air Conditioning Exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.

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