University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (5)
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Petroleum Industry (4)
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[A horse-drawn Standard Oil wagon parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International
1. [A horse-drawn Standard Oil wagon parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International Exhibition.]
[A Sinclair Motor Oil float parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International
2. [A Sinclair Motor Oil float parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International Exhibition.]
[General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit
3. [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.]
[Lion Tamer at the Century of Progress Standard Oil 'Live Power Show.']
4. [Lion Tamer at the Century of Progress Standard Oil 'Live Power Show.']

[Standard Oil trucks parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International Exhibition.]
5. [Standard Oil trucks parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International Exhibition.]
[Technicians construct a model petroleum refinery for exhibition at A Century of Progress. The photo
6. [Technicians construct a model petroleum refinery for exhibition at A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
[The Standard Oil check written to A Century of Progress to purchase $16,000 worth of souvenir and general
7. [The Standard Oil check written to A Century of Progress to purchase $16,000 worth of souvenir and general admission tickets.]
"Miss Evelyn Ronnestad of Minneapolis, Minn., was overjoyed today (Tuesday) when her purse, containing
8. "Miss Evelyn Ronnestad of Minneapolis, Minn., was overjoyed today (Tuesday) when her purse, containing $25 of oil and gas money for the trip home for her and her party, was found and returned after being lost in the Sears building of A Century of Progress. The purse, which was missing for several hours, was found by Mr. and Mrs. Norman Maxwell of Titusville, Pa. The picture shows Miss Ronnestad (left) receiving her purse back from Miss Florence E. Johnson of the Sears information desk."

"This barn was built in 1863 by Henry Ford's father, and was brought to A Century of Progress to illustrate
9. "This barn was built in 1863 by Henry Ford's father, and was brought to A Century of Progress to illustrate the Ford theory that the farmer can increase his income by processing crops for industrial use. The barn is equipped with machinery which extracts oil from soybeans."
Night View of the Havoline thermometer.
10. Night View of the Havoline thermometer.
Night View of the Havoline thermometer.
11. Night View of the Havoline thermometer.
 

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