University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"Chrysler Motors building at night."
481. "Chrysler Motors building at night."
"Diorama of a general view of A Century of Progress. Constructed for the International Colonial Exposition
482. "Diorama of a general view of A Century of Progress. Constructed for the International Colonial Exposition at Paris, 1931."
"Down at the extreme south end of the Fair grounds we see a little but of old Europe. This Ukraine building
483. "Down at the extreme south end of the Fair grounds we see a little but of old Europe. This Ukraine building is picturesque and the exhibits within are most interesting. Crafts and handiwork are shown in the profusion."
"Eighty feet long, 39 feet high, with 12-foot wheels, this is the 'World's Largest Automobile.' It has
484. "Eighty feet long, 39 feet high, with 12-foot wheels, this is the 'World's Largest Automobile.' It has been built for the Studebaker exhibit at the World's Fair of 1934 in Chicago. Inside is a complete motion picture theatre seating 80 people where the story of the automobile is told, especially the story of the Studebaker automobile."

"Electrical housekeeping is carried into the laundry in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of
485. "Electrical housekeeping is carried into the laundry in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress where the newest labor saving devices for the home laundry are demonstrated."
"Fair officials and officers of Wilson and company dedicated the packing firm's exhibit at the Chicago
486. "Fair officials and officers of Wilson and company dedicated the packing firm's exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair Sunday (June 17) afternoon. Miss Jane Iredale, exhibit employee, is shown here pinning a flower on Thomas E. Wilson, chairman of the board of directors, while Edward Foss Wilson, his son and president of the company, looks on."
"From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity
487. "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."
"General Motors Building"
488. "General Motors Building"

"General Motors Building"
489. "General Motors Building"
"General Motors Compound"
490. "General Motors Compound"
"Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building
491. "Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building of A Century of Progress Exposition."
"Gloria Swanson, first 1934 Skyride visitor, takes a close-up inspection of the Hall of Science after
492. "Gloria Swanson, first 1934 Skyride visitor, takes a close-up inspection of the Hall of Science after getting a bird's-eye-view of it and the rest of the new World's Fair from the top of the 628 foot Skyride tower seen in the background."

"Great Hall of the massive Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress exposition,
493. "Great Hall of the massive Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress exposition, which opens May 27th and closes November 1st. Ceilings, panels, balconies, and stairways of the building embody new and superb examples of modern architectural design. Here the spirit of man's scientific achievement during the past 100 years, the predominant note of the Exposition -- finds concrete expression. The hall of Science houses a wealth of exhibits by industries closely related to the basic industries, with sections devoted to biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics, physics, and medicine."
"Hall of Science dedication, June 1932"
494. "Hall of Science dedication, June 1932"
"Hall of Science statue in the north well."
495. "Hall of Science statue in the north well."
"In the five pavilions of the General Exhibits Building are shown countless products in process of manufacture."
496. "In the five pavilions of the General Exhibits Building are shown countless products in process of manufacture."

"Interior of the Circle, Hall of Science Building. An interesting view of the interior of the circle
497. "Interior of the Circle, Hall of Science Building. An interesting view of the interior of the circle at the main entrance of the Hall of Science. This is a most decorative spot and the lighting lends itself to the picture."
"It has been said that the Hall of Religion has stolen the show. At any rate, this is an important exhibit
498. "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."
"J.F. Sullivan, diamond export from Kimberley, South Africa, points out a diamond that has become stuck
499. "J.F. Sullivan, diamond export from Kimberley, South Africa, points out a diamond that has become stuck on the "grease table" of the Diamond Recovery Plant in the Diamond Mine exhibit in the General Exhibits Building at the 1934 World's Fair. Miss Dorothea Ross of Chicago is the interested visitor, and L.S. Root, another Kimberley diamond engineer, is the pensive gentleman at the right."
"Japanese Pavilion at the World's Fair in winter. A striking snow scene was taken in the gardens before
500. "Japanese Pavilion at the World's Fair in winter. A striking snow scene was taken in the gardens before the Japanese exhibit which will open with the rest of the Century of Progress May 26th."
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