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1. Work Pays America Work Pays America United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal Arts Project; Federal aid to the arts--United States; WPA; Posters, American--20th century Poster, color, 71 x 56 cm.

2. Holger Cahill Holger Cahill United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal Arts Project; Federal aid to the arts--United States; WPA Photograph, b/w

3. Pioneer Zephyr Pioneer Zephyr Railroads; Rail transportation; Trains; Streamline design; Art Moderne; Art Deco; Diesel locomotives; World's Fair; A Century of Progress; Speed records; A streamlined stainless steel high-speed motor three-car train, powered by a 600 horsepower diesel engine. The train is 197 feet long. It weighs ninety-eight tons.

4. Illinois Central Locomotive, The 'Mississipi' Illinois Central Locomotive, The 'Mississipi' Railroads; Locomotives; Illinois Central Railroad; Steam locomotives; Rail transportation; World's Fair; Columbian Exposition; A Century of Progress; Civil War; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois; The 'Mississippi' is a relatively small locomotive, even for its day. The locomotive's smokestack is twelve feet high, seven feet wide, and fourteen feet long. Behind the locomotive's engine is a flatcar...

5. Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny' Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny' Airplanes; Biplanes; Air transportation; Aviation; Barnstorming; World's Fair; A Century of Progress The Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny' is a single-engine biplane. The 'Jenny's' fuselage is painted black and silver, its propeller is black, and its wings are yellow. The plane's height is approximately ten feet,...

6. Water Vapor Turbine Water Vapor Turbine Water; Turbines; Water vapor; Evaporation; A Century of Progress; World's Fair; Hydraulic turbines; Energy production; Power production This water vapor turbine has two sets of horizontal spiral glass tubes connected by three straight vertical tubes and two glass globes. The small turbine is located in the top globe.

7. Relief for Bowery Bay sewage disposal plan, New York Relief for Bowery Bay sewage disposal plan, New York United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal Arts Project; Federal aid to the arts--United States; WPA; Sculpture Sculptural relief

8. Guardian of water Guardian of water United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal Arts Project; Federal aid to the arts--United States; WPA; Sculpture Sculpture, granite, 12 feet in height

9. Art class at WPA/FAP Negro Art Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida Art class at WPA/FAP Negro Art Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal aid to the arts--United States; Federal Arts Project; WPA; Photograph, b/w

10. Children's art class at the University Settlement House, New York City Children's art class at the University Settlement House, New York City United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal Arts Project; Federal aid to the arts--United States; WPA; Children; Childhood & youth Photograph, b/w

11. Fire wrecks a forest Fire wrecks a forest United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal Arts Project; Federal aid to the arts--United States; WPA; Posters, American--20th century Poster, color, 56 x 36 cm.

12. Cavalcade of the American negro Cavalcade of the American negro United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal Arts Project; Federal aid to the arts--United States; WPA; Posters, American--20th century Poster, color, 56 x 36 cm.

13. Mosaic mural Mosaic mural United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal Arts Project; Federal aid to the arts--United States; WPA; Mosaic; Murals Mosaic mural on the facade of the Municipal Auditorium in Long Beach, California, ca. 1937.

14. New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; Rail transportation; Railroads; Steam locomotives; New York City; Chicago, Illinois; Columbian Exposition; World records; Speed records The New York Central 999 steam locomotive and fuel car measure approximately sixteen feet tall, ten feet wide, and forty-eight feet long. The driving wheels are seven feet, two inches tall. The locomotive...

15. Museum and Santa Fe Railroad Model Museum and Santa Fe Railroad Model Rail transportation; Transportation; Trains; Railroads; Model trains; Colter, May, 1869-1958; Pasadena, California; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois; The Museum and Santa Fe Railroad exhibit consists of 1,200 feet of track running through a 3,000 square-foot landscape representing, the Great Plains, the Arizona desert and Grand Canyon, and California....

16. Boeing 40B-2 Air Mail Plane Boeing 40B-2 Air Mail Plane Air transportation; Aircraft; Airplanes; Transportation; Airmail; Biplanes; Engines; Radial engine; Postal service A single-engine biplane. The fuselage is painted green and gray and its wings are red and gray. Wing construction consists of solid spruce wooden poles routed out for lightness, spruce ribs and a plywood...

17. Bernardi Automobile Bernardi Automobile Automobiles; Cars; Transportation; Land transportation; Engines; Verona, Italy The Bernardi is a two-passenger automobile painted black with red trim. It has three wheels, two in the front and one in the rear. The small steering wheel is on the right side next to the brake handle....

18. Octave Chanute Glider Model Octave Chanute Glider Model Gliders; Aviation; Air transportation; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Transportation; Models; Aircraft The Octave Chanute Glider model is a one-quarter the scale prototype of a full sized glider. Its dimensions are: the height is eight inches high, thirty-six inches wide, forty-eight inches long. The glider...

19. Foucault's Pendulum Foucault's Pendulum Pendulum; Mechanical tools; Equipment; Astronomy; Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543; A Century of Progress; World's Fair; The Foucault Pendulum hangs suspended via a sixty-four foot, six inch length of thin cable, has a sixteen-inch diameter brass sphere, filled with lead shot and weighs 650 pounds. Situated underneath the...

20. World's Columbian Exposition Administration Building World's Columbian Exposition Administration Building World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Illinois); Exhibition buildings A black and white photograph of the Administration Building at the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress of...
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