University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A miniature panoramic diorama of A Century of Progress.]
1. [A miniature panoramic diorama of A Century of Progress.]
[A model demonstrating the use of a Hoover vacuum cleaner. The photo is undated.]
2. [A model demonstrating the use of a Hoover vacuum cleaner. The photo is undated.]
[A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas
3. [A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas of model villages from Spain, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Mexico, Tunisia, and Morocco, among others. Each village was staffed by employees in costumes native to the country being represented. The model villages also featured entertainment, an arts and crafts demonstration, and indoor and outdoor dining.]
[A small-scale diorama of A Century of Progress International Exposition.]
4. [A small-scale diorama of A Century of Progress International Exposition.]

[A U.S. Steel exhibit of a miniature railroad and viaduct made out of clay. The photo is undated.]
5. [A U.S. Steel exhibit of a miniature railroad and viaduct made out of clay. The photo is undated.]
[An unidentified man demonstrating the use of a molecular and geometric model at one of the science exhibits
6. [An unidentified man demonstrating the use of a molecular and geometric model at one of the science exhibits at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[Construction of the Radio Flyer display for the Enchanted Island exhibit at the Century of Progress
7. [Construction of the Radio Flyer display for the Enchanted Island exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exhibition. Photo was taken in April of 1933, one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Fashionably-dressed women pose for the Century of Progress "Fair on Parade."]
8. [Fashionably-dressed women pose for the Century of Progress "Fair on Parade."]

[Fashionably-dressed women pose for the Century of Progress "Fair on Parade."]
9. [Fashionably-dressed women pose for the Century of Progress "Fair on Parade."]
[Figurines representing the national costumes of Czechoslovakia, Switzerland, Wales, Sweden, Bretagne
10. [Figurines representing the national costumes of Czechoslovakia, Switzerland, Wales, Sweden, Bretagne (France), Scotland, Bavaria (Germany), and Holland.]
[Ground-level view of the Radio Flyer display at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit. Photo
11. [Ground-level view of the Radio Flyer display at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit. Photo was taken in May of 1933, just one week before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
12. [Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
13. [Photograph of model buildings at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Technicians construct a model petroleum refinery for exhibition at A Century of Progress. The photo
14. [Technicians construct a model petroleum refinery for exhibition at A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
[Women pose for a fashion show in 1932.]
15. [Women pose for a fashion show in 1932.]
[Women pose for a fashion show in 1932.]
16. [Women pose for a fashion show in 1932.]

"A display of small apparatus which includes some new developments, such as the Thyratron speed control
17. "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."
"Circuit breakers, new and unusual types of motors, control devices, welding equipment, and electron
18. "Circuit breakers, new and unusual types of motors, control devices, welding equipment, and electron tube control are some of the products of the apparatus section of the General Electric on exhibit at the Century of Progress. Models of large apparatus are also used extensively."
"In a spacious section of the General Electric exhibit at a Century of Progress, new models of G.E. refrigerators
19. "In a spacious section of the General Electric exhibit at a Century of Progress, new models of G.E. refrigerators -- commercial and domestic -- water coolers, and the single unit apartment house kitchenette may be examined by World's Fair visitors."
"In this modernistic setting in the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress are shown the
20. "In this modernistic setting in the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress are shown the newest models of electric ranges, dishwashers, and water heaters. Visitors may examine them and see how they operate."
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