Chicago Mementos and Memorabilia
Exhibition on view from
July 22, 2013
Special Collections Research Center
Hyde Park Historical Society Collection
CrMs 226 v12, #13A
Ian Mueller Collection of Chicago Memorabilia
University of Chicago Photographic Archive, apf6-00477, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.
University of Chicago Photographic Archive, apf6-00477, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library
Edwin B. Frost (left), Christian T. Elvey (center), and Otto Struve
(right) examine a General Electric photoelectric relay and a F.P.-54
Pliotron tube that will help activate the lights of the "Century of
Progress," thus opening the Chicago world fair of 1933. The process
involves the Yerkes Observatory 40-inch refractor telescope which will
capture light from the star Arcturus and direct it into a photocell of a
photo-electric photometer. The resultant current will be transmitted
over phone lines to Chicago.
CrMs 226 v12, #16c
Chicago: American Colortype Company. 1933CrMs 226 v4, #9
Dorothy Aldis (1896-1966)New York: Minton, Balch and Co., 1933Encyclopaedia Britannica Collection of Children’s Literature
Andrew Linblad Collection
CrMs 226, v13, #5CrMs 226 v4, #34
CrMs 226 v4, #34
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