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 (19)
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Automobiles (7)
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[A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden,
1. [A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden,
2. [A church pageant of Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The Birthday of the Infanta at Ford's Symphony Garden, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A night view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of Progress
3. [A night view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[A Sinclair Motor Oil float parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International
4. [A Sinclair Motor Oil float parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International Exhibition.]

[An 1898 model automobile built by the Duryea Motor Wagon Company. Duryea began manufacturing automobiles
5. [An 1898 model automobile built by the Duryea Motor Wagon Company. Duryea began manufacturing automobiles in 1895 and was the first American company to build gasoline-powered vehicle in the United States.]
[An audience view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of
6. [An audience view of an orchestral performance at Ford's Symphony Gardens bandshell at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Cars driving around track at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
7. [Cars driving around track at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[The Hupmobile exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. The exhibit
8. [The Hupmobile exhibit at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. The exhibit here displays the interior of the vehicle, allowing patrons to see the frame and engine clearly. The Hupmobile was manufactured by the Hupp Motor Company of Detroit, founded by Craig and Louis Hupp in 1908. Hupp Motors manufactured automobiles from 1909 to 1940, when the company went out of business.]

[The Johnson Motor and Boat exhibit. In this photograph, patrons view the company's display of its Sea-Horse
9. [The Johnson Motor and Boat exhibit. In this photograph, patrons view the company's display of its Sea-Horse outboard engines.]
[The Johnson Motor and Boat exhibit. On display here was one of the company's latest designs of boats.]
10. [The Johnson Motor and Boat exhibit. On display here was one of the company's latest designs of boats.]
[The Johnson Motor and Boat exhibit.]
11. [The Johnson Motor and Boat exhibit.]
[Trophies awarded for the best outboard motor.]
12. [Trophies awarded for the best outboard motor.]

"A conception by Hugh Ferriss, a noted New York artist, of how the Ford Exhibition building now being
13. "A conception by Hugh Ferriss, a noted New York artist, of how the Ford Exhibition building now being erected at the Chicago World's Fair will look at night in its blaze of light. The building is nine hundred feet long and ten stories in height at its center. It faces upon a five acre park fronting Lake Michigan. Albert Kahn of Detroit is the architect, and Walter Dorwin Teague of New York, the industrial designer, is in charge of the interior display."
"A display of small apparatus which includes some new developments, such as the Thyratron speed control
14. "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."
"Above diagram shows the new Chicago Motor coach rainy-day route at the 12th street entrance to the World's
15. "Above diagram shows the new Chicago Motor coach rainy-day route at the 12th street entrance to the World's Fair. During the day the buses deposit passengers at a canopy that leads to the entrance, and after nine p.m. passengers may alight within the grounds between 12th and 14th streets. A system of canopies makes it possible for visitors to arrive at the gate, enter the grounds, and take a bus to any building without getting wet."
"Ahead of schedule, all exhibits of Ford and twenty-one co-exhibitors are en route for their new home
16. "Ahead of schedule, all exhibits of Ford and twenty-one co-exhibitors are en route for their new home in the Ford Exhibition Building at A Century of Progress, Ford officials announced Saturday. Above, a 15-ton rubber mill, to show the 'how' of rubber-making to an estimated attendance of 25,000,000 begins its last stage of the journey to the World Fair's summer home."

"Ford's 'Drama of Transportation' in New World's Fair. This is a conception by Hugh Ferriss of what the
17. "Ford's 'Drama of Transportation' in New World's Fair. This is a conception by Hugh Ferriss of what the interior of the great Ford Building will look like when A Century of Progress opens in Chicago May 26. In this building, 900 feet long, the major portion of a $1,500,000 exhibit, will be dramatized the story of the contributions of science, industry and agriculture to the modern automobile. Opposite the structure will be a free park with seats for concert and entertainment programs."
"The 'Ford World' in New World's Fair. This electrically driven globe will be one of the exhibits in
18. "The 'Ford World' in New World's Fair. This electrically driven globe will be one of the exhibits in the giant Ford Building in the Exposition which opens in Chicago May 26. The drawing is by Hugh Ferriss. In the exhibit building will be dramatized the complete story of the contributions of science, industry, and agriculture to the modern automobile."
"This Studebaker 'year ahead model' got a good start yesterday (June 26) when Miss South Bend broke a
19. "This Studebaker 'year ahead model' got a good start yesterday (June 26) when Miss South Bend broke a bottle of champagne over its motor as part of the dedicatory ceremonies of the company's exhibit in the Travel and Transport building at the new World's Fair. Left to right, Miss South Bend (Henrietta Swedenberg), Colonel Robert Isham Randolph assistant to the general manager of the Fair, and Paul Hoffmann, president of the Studebaker company."
"With a 100-pound weight arranged to be raised by hand, visitors may test their strength and muscular
20. "With a 100-pound weight arranged to be raised by hand, visitors may test their strength and muscular control against that of a motor-driven hydraulic device known as a Thrustor, shown in the General Electric exhibit at the Century of Progress."
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