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There were many displays of electric appliances such as lamps, fans, stoves, irons, laundry machines, sewing machines, and elevators. This picture shows some electric fans. Air conditioners were not invented yet, so you can imagine what a relief these fans were for people in the summer..

Bancroft, Hubert Howe. The Book of the Fair. Chicago: The Bancroft Company, 1893. Further reproduction or distribution is prohibited without permission.

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