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 (21)
1932 (1)

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Electricity (12)
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[Lion Tamer at the Century of Progress Standard Oil 'Live Power Show.']
1. [Lion Tamer at the Century of Progress Standard Oil 'Live Power Show.']
[The engine to the right is a Corliss steam engine, built ca.1884. The smaller engine on the left is
2. [The engine to the right is a Corliss steam engine, built ca.1884. The smaller engine on the left is a model of a turbine engine built by Swedish engineer Gustaf Patrik de Laval in 1884. Both the turbine and steam engine pictured here could generate approximately 75 HP of power.]
[View of the Electrical Group exhibition building from the courtyard fountain. "Light," the bas relief
3. [View of the Electrical Group exhibition building from the courtyard fountain. "Light," the bas relief sculpture behind the fountain, adorns the facade of the building's Electric Light and Power Industry exhibit.]
[Workers assemble the electrical wiring to power the Century of Progress Hall of Science building. This
4. [Workers assemble the electrical wiring to power the Century of Progress Hall of Science building. This photo was taken in June of 1932.]

"A display of the Industrial Electric Heat Applications shown as part of Electric Light and Power Industry's
5. "A display of the Industrial Electric Heat Applications shown as part of Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair."
"A Model Dress Shop with mannequins posing upon revolving stages and curtains which open and close automatically
6. "A Model Dress Shop with mannequins posing upon revolving stages and curtains which open and close automatically is one of a series of model shops displayed in miniature at the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the Chicago World's Fair."
"Alice in Lightland aided by the magician 'Electricity' presents an unusual display of artistic effects
7. "Alice in Lightland aided by the magician 'Electricity' presents an unusual display of artistic effects in the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the Chicago World's Fair."
"An Electric Eye Size Sorter which automatically sorts ball bearings correctly according to size is one
8. "An Electric Eye Size Sorter which automatically sorts ball bearings correctly according to size is one of the 'wonders' on display at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."

"Artistic lighting effects are used on this statue which is on display at the exhibit of the Electric
9. "Artistic lighting effects are used on this statue which is on display at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair." [The statue is large, white, and beautiful.]
"Divine powers may open jail doors but not the Chicago World's Fair gates, according to Prophet Jonas
10. "Divine powers may open jail doors but not the Chicago World's Fair gates, according to Prophet Jonas Israel - never known by his worldly name of John B. Nash - a visitor to the Fair today (Friday). The prophet has spent a good deal of time in jails and walked out of many of them through the aid of divine power, he says. He paid 50 cents to get into the Fair."
"Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving
11. "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."
"Here are presented the various methods of concealed and exposed wiring which are on display at the Electric
12. "Here are presented the various methods of concealed and exposed wiring which are on display at the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."

"Here are presented various electrical heating appliances which occupy a prominent part of the exhibit
13. "Here are presented various electrical heating appliances which occupy a prominent part of the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"Here are shown the two ten ton Frigidaire condensing units which provide a change of air every two minutes
14. "Here are shown the two ten ton Frigidaire condensing units which provide a change of air every two minutes in the Electric Light and Power Industry's puppet theater on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair. The complete process of the air-cooling unit in operation is also on display at the exhibit."
"Here is depicted in miniature the first Edison Central Station which was constructed in New York in
15. "Here is depicted in miniature the first Edison Central Station which was constructed in New York in 1882. This is shown as a part of the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"Here is depicted the perfect home work shop which is a feature of the Electric Light and Power Industry's
16. "Here is depicted the perfect home work shop which is a feature of the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the Chicago World's Fair."

"Men at work on the modern work benches, tool cabinets, hand tools, and gadgets which are included in
17. "Men at work on the modern work benches, tool cabinets, hand tools, and gadgets which are included in the equipment of the model home work shop on exhibit at the Electric Light and Power Industry's display on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the Chicago World's Fair."
"Shown here is a milk irradiator used to put Vitamin D in milk by means of exposing the milk to ultra-violet
18. "Shown here is a milk irradiator used to put Vitamin D in milk by means of exposing the milk to ultra-violet rays. This machine is shown as a part of the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"Spectrum of Electromagnetic Radiation which is on display as a part of the exhibit of the Electric Light
19. "Spectrum of Electromagnetic Radiation which is on display as a part of the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the Chicago World's Fair."
"The Sight Meter Demonstration, which is on display as a part of the exhibit of the Electric Light and
20. "The Sight Meter Demonstration, which is on display as a part of the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building. [The visitor] can test his own eyesight and determine the amount of light necessary for reading matter and household tasks."
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