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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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (4)
Hallenbeck (1)

Subject
Electricity (2)
Exhibition Buildings (1)
Exhibitions (1)
Farms (1)
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7.5x9.5 (2)
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[A model demonstrating the use of a Hoover vacuum cleaner. The photo is undated.]
1. [A model demonstrating the use of a Hoover vacuum cleaner. The photo is undated.]
[American Indian demonstrating the use of a bow and arrow at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
2. [American Indian demonstrating the use of a bow and arrow at the Century of Progress Indian Village.]
[An exhibit depicting the development and use of metallurgy, tools, and machines in human history being
3. [An exhibit depicting the development and use of metallurgy, tools, and machines in human history being constructed for display at one of the Fair's prehistoric exhibits.]
[An unidentified man demonstrating the use of a molecular and geometric model at one of the science exhibits
4. [An unidentified man demonstrating the use of a molecular and geometric model at one of the science exhibits at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]

[Charles Stein demonstrates the use of a theremin musical instrument. The theremin was an early electronic
5. [Charles Stein demonstrates the use of a theremin musical instrument. The theremin was an early electronic musical device that was played by moving the performer's hands around the antennas without actually touching the instrument.]
"Built to demonstrate the use of light as an architectural element in the appearance of buildings, this
6. "Built to demonstrate the use of light as an architectural element in the appearance of buildings, this model city in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress is complete to the stalled automobile being towed to a nearby garage."
"This barn was built in 1863 by Henry Ford's father, and was brought to A Century of Progress to illustrate
7. "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."
"With streams of water pouring on it from every direction, this motor and control equipment in the General
8. "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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