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 (8)

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Electricity (4)
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"Above the 'House of Magic,' in which General Electric presents demonstrations of spectacular research
1. "Above the 'House of Magic,' in which General Electric presents demonstrations of spectacular research laboratory developments, and extending along the entire length of a balcony over the exhibit space is a series of thirteen huge pillars covered with murals which depict the story of the electrical industry. A lounge is located on the roof of the House of Magic."
"Alice in Lightland aided by the magician 'Electricity' presents an unusual display of artistic effects
2. "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."
"Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving
3. "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."
"Farmer is Rewarded For Being Seven Millionth Visitor to Fair - Henry J. Salmon, Milford, Ill., farmer,
4. "Farmer is Rewarded For Being Seven Millionth Visitor to Fair - Henry J. Salmon, Milford, Ill., farmer, as World's Fair Cashier presents him with a bronze copy of official World's Fair medal, a full set of World's Fair Wonder Books, and new World's Fair auto stickers. Mr. Salmon was the seven millionth person to visit the Century of Progress. He is one of the vanguard of the thousands of farmers who will visit the Fair during Farm Week, August 13 to 19."

"From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity
5. "From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity in home and industry presents this impressive appearance."
"Harvey Firestone, tire magnate, presents Virgil A. Cullberg, farmer, of Near Paton, Iowa, with complete
6. "Harvey Firestone, tire magnate, presents Virgil A. Cullberg, farmer, of Near Paton, Iowa, with complete set of tractor wheels and tires when the latter signs as the two millionth visitor to the Firestone exhibit at the World's Fair."
"In this auditorium in the Electrical Building at the Century of Progress, General Electric presents
7. "In this auditorium in the Electrical Building at the Century of Progress, General Electric presents the romantic story of the development of lamps and lighting."
"When Ella Nora Newholm, a post office clerk, of 118 South 14th Ave., East Duluth, Minn., stepped into
8. "When Ella Nora Newholm, a post office clerk, of 118 South 14th Ave., East Duluth, Minn., stepped into the turnstile at the 12th St. entrance to the World's Fair on Tuesday night, September 4th, she had no idea she was making history. As she dropped her ticket into the hands of the guide on the gate she became the 10,000,000th visitor to A Century of Progress Exposition. She was greeted by M.M. Tveter, comptroller of the Fair and presented with a veritable armload of gifts, among which were: a Hild floor polishing machine, a ham, a clock, and other fine presents."

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