University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  Skip to content  collection home browse advanced search preferences my favorites help   
 
Search results for Show   
Refine your search
Date
ca. 1933-1934 (24)
1932 (6)
1934 (3)
ca. 1930 (1)

Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (21)
Library of the Museum ... (2)
Museum of Science and ... (1)
Hallenbeck (1)

Format
7.5x9.5 (11)
7.25x9.5 (5)
9.5x7.5 (4)
7.25x9.25 (2)
9.25x7.5 (2)
Show more...

Subject
Exhibitions (7)
Parades & Processions (5)
Stadiums (4)
Exhibition Buildings (4)
Soldiers (4)
Show more...

results 21-34 of 34 item(s)  page 2 of 2 : ( <<  1  2  >> ) :: previous : next
select all : clear all : add to favorites
"Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving
21. "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."
"Humans may like pie eating contests but monkeys prefer bananas in the raw if you don't mind, as you
22. "Humans may like pie eating contests but monkeys prefer bananas in the raw if you don't mind, as you may readily see by this picture, which was snapped yesterday during the height of the World's Fair Monkey Banana Pie Eating Contest staged at the Frank Buck show on Northerly Island. A real monkey riot was precipitated shortly after this picture was taken by a gentleman who came to the show with a dozen real bananas."
"It has been said that the Hall of Religion has stolen the show. At any rate, this is an important exhibit
23. "It has been said that the Hall of Religion has stolen the show. At any rate, this is an important exhibit at the Fair, visited by hundreds of thousands of persons, and the exhibits are fascinating. No sects, creeds, fanatics, or denominations holds forth - it is all for the good, and in the name of the Cause."
"It's 'curtains' for those familiar, old, green Pullman curtains. They're out. This photo posed to show
24. "It's 'curtains' for those familiar, old, green Pullman curtains. They're out. This photo posed to show the new arrangement in the flashing, 110-miles-an-hour, all-aluminum streamlined Pullman Pacific train which is being exhibited at the World's Fair of 1934 in Chicago. Just close the aluminum door and presto, it's a nice private drawing room, convenient and homelike even if it was just a Pullman section during the daytime."

"Left to Right - Berenice Dodd, Hilda Wiegel and Marcella Dodd are shown inspecting a part of the elaborate
25. "Left to Right - Berenice Dodd, Hilda Wiegel and Marcella Dodd are shown inspecting a part of the elaborate rose exhibit in the Horticulture Building at the 1934 World's Fair. Twenty five of the leading florists of the United States are competing for honors in the show, which will last six days."
"Something new in section appeal - in a Pullman car. Posed to show how much easier it is to 'get up and
26. "Something new in section appeal - in a Pullman car. Posed to show how much easier it is to 'get up and get down' in the ultra-modern berths shown this year for the first time anywhere in the new streamlined, 110-miles-an-hour, diesel-motored, all aluminum Union Pacific Pullman trains. They make their debut at the World's Fair of 1934 in Chicago."
"The drum and bugle corps of the Calumet City American Legion post provided the martial music for the
27. "The drum and bugle corps of the Calumet City American Legion post provided the martial music for the parade of the parishioners of St. Andrew's Roman Catholic church which celebrated St. Andrew's Day at the Chicago World's Fair yesterday (Sunday). A colorful program was held in the Court of States, including music, dancing, a fashion show, and gymnastic demonstrations."
"The Sultan of Johore takes advantage of his visit to the new World's Fair where he was honored today
28. "The Sultan of Johore takes advantage of his visit to the new World's Fair where he was honored today (Thursday) to dedicate Frank Buck's 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway. Buck and Sultan have long been personal friends. His Highness is on the right."

"There's always a goodly throng present when the Pasadena Puppeteers take the stage in the Home Planning
29. "There's always a goodly throng present when the Pasadena Puppeteers take the stage in the Home Planning Hall at the World's Fair. The show takes place twice hourly and is all clean, wholesome fun, as Dorothy Richardson, 5058 Lindenwood, St. Louis, (left) and Virginia Lee Elder, of Jonesboro, Ark., (right) visitors to the Old Dutch Cleanser exhibit, will tell the folks back home."
"There's always a goodly throng present when the Pasadena Puppeteers take the stage in the Home Planning
30. "There's always a goodly throng present when the Pasadena Puppeteers take the stage in the Home Planning Hall at the World's Fair. The show takes place twice hourly and is all clean, wholesome fun, as Dorothy Richardson, 5058 Lindenwood, St. Louis, (left) and Virginia Lee Elder, of Jonesboro, Ark., (right) visitors to the Old Dutch Cleanser exhibit, will tell the folks back home."
"To show what makes the wheels go 'round in a steam turbine, General Electric has this full-size 50 horsepower,
31. "To show what makes the wheels go 'round in a steam turbine, General Electric has this full-size 50 horsepower, two-stage turbine and governor, cut away to expose the working parts, in its exhibit at A Century of Progress."
"What One Cent Will Do For You Electrically is interestingly shown through the penny power display in
32. "What One Cent Will Do For You Electrically is interestingly shown through the penny power display in the Kilowatt Hour exhibit which is a part of the Electric Light and Power Industry's show on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the Chicago World's Fair."

"When light beams from the star Arcturus were picked up by photoelectric tubes at four observatories,
33. "When light beams from the star Arcturus were picked up by photoelectric tubes at four observatories, signals flashed on this display board on the rostrum of the Hall of Science to the show the audience how the official lighting of A Century of Progress was accomplished."
"Whistler would have been proud to paint a mother like this one! Mrs. J.E. Benedict, 85 years old, 6715
34. "Whistler would have been proud to paint a mother like this one! Mrs. J.E. Benedict, 85 years old, 6715 Greenview Ave., winner of the North Side Day contest for the most attractive grandmother held at the World's Fair yesterday stole the show from her younger rivals in the beauty contests."
  

select all : clear all : add to favorites
results 21-34 of 34 item(s)  page 2 of 2 : ( <<  1  2  >> ) :: previous : next