University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Worker using a draft horse to build Century of Progress' Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
461. [Worker using a draft horse to build Century of Progress' Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
[Workers assemble the electrical wiring to power the Century of Progress Hall of Science building. This
462. [Workers assemble the electrical wiring to power the Century of Progress Hall of Science building. This photo was taken in June of 1932.]
[Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]
463. [Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]
[Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]
464. [Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]

[Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]
465. [Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]
[Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]
466. [Workers constructing the Agricultural Building for A Century of Progress.]
"8 of the 14 huge pillars covered with murals depicting the story of the electrical industry. These pillars
467. "8 of the 14 huge pillars covered with murals depicting the story of the electrical industry. These pillars are located above the General Electric 'House of Magic' (at lower left), and extend along the entire length of the balcony over the exhibit. At a Century of Progress Exhibition, Chicago, Ill."
"A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host
468. "A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host Building. In this building, Illinois plays host to other states and dignitaries are entertained."

"A night view of the Hall of Science."
469. "A night view of the Hall of Science."
"A talking kitchen which explains itself, a working kitchen where meals are prepared, and between them
470. "A talking kitchen which explains itself, a working kitchen where meals are prepared, and between them a planning room where modern electric kitchens are designed represent the General Electric Kitchen Institute in the company's exhibit at A Century of Progress."
"A view from the Hall of Science toward Lake Michigan"
471. "A view from the Hall of Science toward Lake Michigan"
"A view of the Lagoon theater, grandstand and the John R. Thompson twin restaurants as seen from the
472. "A view of the Lagoon theater, grandstand and the John R. Thompson twin restaurants as seen from the Hiram Walker 'Doodlebug' in the north lagoon at A Century of Progress. The theater has been roofed and a permanent stage built on spiles has replaced the roofless stands and floating stage of 1933. The changes were made because of the extreme popularity of the theater last year. At the left may be seen the completed unit of the Thompson restaurants, which began serving food today."

"Above the 'House of Magic,' in which General Electric presents demonstrations of spectacular research
473. "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."
"Artists conception of new American Colonial Village for Chicago's new World's Fair. The village will
474. "Artists conception of new American Colonial Village for Chicago's new World's Fair. The village will contain authentic reproductions of buildings importnat in early American history. It will be the scene of dramatizations of important events in the building of America."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
475. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
476. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."

"Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year
477. "Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year on Enchanted Island at the World's Fair, the officials in charge of the display decided to move it to Travel and Transport building this season where it continues to hold the popularity of youngsters between the ages of six and sixty."
"Before they leave the factory, Mazda lamps are put through eleven exacting tests. Miss Gladys Armstrong
478. "Before they leave the factory, Mazda lamps are put through eleven exacting tests. Miss Gladys Armstrong demonstrates how it is done in the General Electric Exhibit."
"Built to demonstrate the use of light as an architectural element in the appearance of buildings, this
479. "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."
"Chrysler Motors - day."
480. "Chrysler Motors - day."
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