University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Electricity (3)
Engines (2)
Lamps (1)
Light (1)
Electrical Apparatus (1)
Exhibition Buildings (1)

Date
ca. 1933-1934 (3)

Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (2)
Hallenbeck (1)

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7.25x9.5 (1)
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[General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit
1. [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.]
"Circuit breakers, new and unusual types of motors, control devices, welding equipment, and electron
2. "Circuit breakers, new and unusual types of motors, control devices, welding equipment, and electron tube control are some of the products of the apparatus section of the General Electric on exhibit at the Century of Progress. Models of large apparatus are also used extensively."
"With streams of water pouring on it from every direction, this motor and control equipment in the General
3. "With streams of water pouring on it from every direction, this motor and control equipment in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress demonstrates its suitability for use in many types of plants where water or other liquids are used."
 

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