Faces of Science #38
The Fair: Building a Better Tomorrow #8


Original Caption:

Dr. Willis H. Carrier holds a thermometer inside an igloo display that demonstrates air conditioning at the St. Louis (sic) World's Fair.* The temperature controlled igloo remains at a steady 68 degrees fahrenheit inside

Original caption should read "New York."

4 comments:

Frank L. Dempsey said...

This looks more like New York in 1939 instead of St Louis in 1904.

Greg said...

Gak! You're right. Put in a "sic" for the original caption and added the post to the World's Fair series.

Peter Nellhaus said...

I think there's a frigid women joke somewhere.

Spiracle said...

Must have been the 'Gateway' arch that fooled them...