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 (2)

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Electricity (1)
Exhibition Buildings (1)
Lamps (1)
Light (1)
Swimmers (1)
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Hallenbeck (1)
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (1)

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7.25x9.5 (1)
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[General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit
1. [General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit includes a stone lamp from ancient Babylonia; a crude saucer lamp from southern Europe; a bronze lamp from Rome; a Betty lamp used in colonial New England; a whale oil lamp likely used by an early Chicago family; Edison's first practical lamp; the "smallest lamp in the world," used for medical examination inside the human body; and the "largest lamp in the world," used for lighting airports, athletic fields, and in the motion picture industry.]
"Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their
2. "Chicago: New World's records in swimming are promised when these three champions start paddling in their favorite events on the program of the National A.A.U. outdoor title racing carnival in the World's Fair Lagoon, scheduled for July 6, 7, and 8. One of the greatest fields ever assembled will compete in the eleven titular events carded. Picture here, from top to bottom, are Leonard Spence, of the New York A.C., Ralph Flanagan, of the Greater Miami A.A., and Jack Medica, of the Washington A.C., Seattle. Leonard Spence is the National A.A.U. breastroke world's record holder at 220 yards and 440 yards champion in this style. Flanagan holds the American mark for one mile, 21 minutes, 12 1/5 seconds. Medica boasts the world's record, 10 minutes 15.4 seconds for 880 yards, free style."
  

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