University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Date
ca. 1933-1934 (4)

Subject
Engines (2)
Electricity (2)
Mummies (1)
Time (1)
Wire (1)
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Creator
Hallenbeck (2)
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (1)

Format
5.75x9.25 (1)
6.75x12 (1)
7.5x9.5 (1)
9.25x7.5 (1)

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"From left to right: Wallace Sample, Cyril Hill, Mrs. W.B. Wilson, Mrs. W.T. Hall, Mrs. D. Q. Wilson
1. "From left to right: Wallace Sample, Cyril Hill, Mrs. W.B. Wilson, Mrs. W.T. Hall, Mrs. D. Q. Wilson and D. Q. Wilson are shown in the exhibit of the Oriental Institute in the Hall of Social Science on Northerly Island at A Century of Progress. They are inspecting a mummy which is believed to date from the 7th century B.C. Portions of the mummy's wrappings have been cut away so that visitors to this popular exhibit may see the method used by the ancients in wrapping the mummies. The specimen is loaned by the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago."
"Paul Revere, famous by his audacious ride, was a renowned silversmith and had a shop in Boston. The
2. "Paul Revere, famous by his audacious ride, was a renowned silversmith and had a shop in Boston. The elegant lady in her soft blue flowery fashioned dress is showing a platter to her husband. His gray silver trimmed suit with the embroidered vest is of latest cut and proves that Revere's workmanship was appreciated in the best society."
"To show what makes the wheels go 'round in a steam turbine, General Electric has this full-size 50 horsepower,
3. "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."
"With only small sections of the walls completed, this little building in the General Electric exhibit
4. "With only small sections of the walls completed, this little building in the General Electric exhibit at a Century of Progress shows how homes are wired for electric service. Even the electric clock is cut in two so that connections may be seen."

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