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 (8)
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"Edward H. Sniffen, Asst. Vice-President of Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, signing
1. "Edward H. Sniffen, Asst. Vice-President of Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, signing contract for renewal of the company's exhibit at the 1934 World's Fair. Shown with Mr. Sniffen are (left) Rufus C. Dawes, President of the Exposition, and Lenox R. Lohr, General Manager. The exhibit will occupy the same space in the Electrical Building as last year, with many new features introduced."
"Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving
2. "Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving platform for mannequins and many other innovations at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"National Railroad Fair exhibit of the Budd Company, which tells the story behind car manufacture. The
3. "National Railroad Fair exhibit of the Budd Company, which tells the story behind car manufacture. The exhibit features each week a different new all-stainless steel passenger car right off the production line."
"Pursuing the quest for knowledge with the same zest with which they participated in greased pig races,
4. "Pursuing the quest for knowledge with the same zest with which they participated in greased pig races, pie eating contests, and other competitions staged at the Fair during the summer, thousands of Chicago school students are taking advantage of the reduced rate student tours offered by the management of the Chicago World's Fair. To enable students to see the many educational features of the Exposition, admission prices for children in groups of ten or more have been reduced to five cents with accompanying teachers admitted free. Here a group of sixth graders from the Lewis Champlin school are getting the visual instruction in the art of glassblowing from Maestro Romano Zanetti, one of the master craftsmen in the Venice-Murano exhibit."

"The preparation of food of all kinds in this model electric kitchen is one of the features of the General
5. "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."
"This is Fred Allen but it isn't Fred Allen, if you get what we mean! It's a mechanical Fred Allen and
6. "This is Fred Allen but it isn't Fred Allen, if you get what we mean! It's a mechanical Fred Allen and it's the first robot to be made with actual human features. "Fred" is also the first comedian mechanical man for he wisecracks and grimaces very like the real Allen. He talks, moves his hand, shows his teeth, raises his eyebrows and chuckles, but not all at once. He will perform continuously at the new World's Fair in the Ipana exhibit of the Bristol-Myers Company. Jean Hendry and Lillian Harvey from the Midget Village are shown welcoming him to the Fair."
"Thomas E. Wilson (left), chairman of the board of directors of Wilson and company, shown presenting
7. "Thomas E. Wilson (left), chairman of the board of directors of Wilson and company, shown presenting the Wilson exhibit building to the World's Fair administration, represented by Albert N. Gonsior. One of the features of the exhibit is a bacon slicing and packing plant in operation."
"W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over
8. "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."

"W.O. Batchelder, president of the Electric Association of Chicago, (right) by passing his hand over
9. "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."
Artist's sketch of the Armour and Company building at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
10. 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
11. 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.
 

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