University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (4)

Date
ca. 1933-1934 (4)
1932 (1)

Subject
Exhibition Buildings (2)
Electrical Apparatus (1)
Electricity (1)
Engines (1)
Exhibitions (1)
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[The base of the Hall of Science fountain as it was nearing completion. This photo was taken in January
1. [The base of the Hall of Science fountain as it was nearing completion. This photo was taken in January of 1932.]
"A display of small apparatus which includes some new developments, such as the Thyratron speed control
2. "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."
"Mrs. Arthur Hand, wife of the first violinist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is a champion rooter
3. "Mrs. Arthur Hand, wife of the first violinist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is a champion rooter during a championship softball game at Grant Park, Chicago, today (Monday, July 23), as her husband's concert associates were defeating the Detroit Symphony Orchestra by a score of 18 to 17. On frequent occasions she pranced right out upon the first base coaching line to scream words of encouragement to the victorious Chicagoan Symphonians. Here she is pictured just as the winning run went over the plate."
"North approach to the Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition,
4. "North approach to the Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition, which opens May 27th and continues until November 1st. The beautiful carillon tower rising above the Hall is equipped with mellow-toned chimes that send their music floating out over the grounds throughout the day and night. Inside the Hall of Science, Exposition visitors view dramatic action exhibits of industries closely related to the basic sciences. The building comprises superb examples of modern architecture. It is U-shaped with two arms reaching down to a sparkling lagoon, and enclosing a court of three acres. In the center of its upper terrace is a circular well, forming the base of a court colorful with pools, fountains and flower-gardens."

"Sketch of the proposed Sky-Ride. View of the Sky-ride in perspective looking from the base of the west
5. "Sketch of the proposed Sky-Ride. View of the Sky-ride in perspective looking from the base of the west tower."
   

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