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Century of Progress Exposition: Wings of a Century (1933)
The Chicago World's Fair, 1933-34.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: Chicago, 1933-34;
Duration: 00:12:38
Popularity (downloads): 337
 
Amateur film: Chicago World's Fair (1933)
Century of Progress exhibition; New York City scenes.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: Chicago, 1933;New York City;
Duration: 00:12:48
Popularity (downloads): 6428
 
Cattle driven to slaughter (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A herd of long-horn cattle being driven through the Chicago stock yard gates to the slaughter house, where 280 of the animals are killed every...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Cattle--Illinois--Chicago; Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago; Cattle trade--Illinois--Chicago; Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago; Slaughtering and slaughter-houses--Illinois--Chicago; Longhorn cattle--Illinois--Chicago; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:25
Popularity (downloads): 1630
 
Armour's electric trolley (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows the private electric railway of Messrs. Armour & Co. in their great Chicago yards.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Railroads; Industrial--Illinois--Chicago; Electric railroads--Illinois--Chicago; Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago; Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago; Armour and Company; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:26
Popularity (downloads): 1635
 
Sheep run, Chicago stockyards (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A large flock of sheep being driven over the runs from the cars to the slaughter beds. The sheep, pressed by the driver and frightened...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Sheep--Illinois--Chicago; Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago; Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago; Slaughtering and slaughter-houses--Illinois--Chicago; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:26
Popularity (downloads): 864
 
Behind the Bright Lights (1935)
How Chevrolet's giant electric sign in downtown Chicago works.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Advertising: Outdoor;Electricity;Chicago;
Duration: 00:07:09
Popularity (downloads): 268
 
Amateur film: The World's Fair: August 1940 (1939)
Views of the 'World of Tomorrow.'

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;
Duration: 00:07:31
Popularity (downloads): 395
 
To New Horizons (1940)
Definitive document of pre-World War II futuristic utopian thinking, as envisioned by General Motors. Documents the 'Futurama' exhibit in GM's 'Highways and Horizons' pavilion at the World's Fair, which looks...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Futurism;World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;Infrastructure: Highways;
Duration: 00:22:59
Popularity (downloads): 1117
 
Amateur film: New York World's Fair (1939)
Views of the 'World of Tomorrow.'

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;
Duration: 00:14:19
Popularity (downloads): 402
 
Amateur film: New York World's Fair (1939)
Views of the 'World of Tomorrow.'

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;
Duration: 00:14:33
Popularity (downloads): 395
 

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