University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's
541. [Exterior view of the Italian Pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition. The Pavilion's giant airplane-shaped design celebrated Italo Balbo's transatlantic flight to the Century of Progress in 1933. Balbo was an Italian fascist, a leader of the Blackshirts, and a minister in Benito Mussolini's government. The front of the building also resembled the bundled fasces, an ancient symbol of the Roman Republic that was adopted by Italian and German fascists in the 20th century.]
[Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before
542. [Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair. The relief "Stellar Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the facade of the building on the left.]
[Exterior view of the Magic Mountain exhibit at Enchanted Island one month before the grand opening of
543. [Exterior view of the Magic Mountain exhibit at Enchanted Island one month before the grand opening of A Century of Progress.]
[Exterior view of the nearly completed General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress, just over
544. [Exterior view of the nearly completed General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress, just over a week before the grand opening of the Fair.]

[Exterior view of the north entrance to the Hall of Science.]
545. [Exterior view of the north entrance to the Hall of Science.]
[Exterior view of the north entrance to the Hall of Science.]
546. [Exterior view of the north entrance to the Hall of Science.]
[Exterior view of the north entrance to the Hall of Science.]
547. [Exterior view of the north entrance to the Hall of Science.]
[Exterior view of the northern facade of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the
548. [Exterior view of the northern facade of the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in February of 1932.]

[Exterior view of the northern facade of the Hall of Science building.]
549. [Exterior view of the northern facade of the Hall of Science building.]
[Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
550. [Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. The relief "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the right facade of the building.]
[Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
551. [Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. The relief "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the right facade of the building.]
[Exterior view of the sculpture "Stellar Energy," which adorns the southeast facade of the Electrical
552. [Exterior view of the sculpture "Stellar Energy," which adorns the southeast facade of the Electrical Group building. The caption beneath the figure reads: "Light is the beginning of all things, from the utmost aether it issues shaping the stars answering in its patterns to the majesty of creative thought." The sculptor for this design was Ulric Henry Ellerhusen.]

[Exterior view of the side of the Century of Progress Agricultural Building during construction.]
553. [Exterior view of the side of the Century of Progress Agricultural Building during construction.]
[Exterior view of the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building. The photo was taken in 1933
554. [Exterior view of the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building. The photo was taken in 1933 before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair.]
[Exterior view of the Travel and Transport Building at the Century of Progress.]
555. [Exterior view of the Travel and Transport Building at the Century of Progress.]
[Exterior view of the Travel and Transport Building at the Century of Progress.]
556. [Exterior view of the Travel and Transport Building at the Century of Progress.]

[Exterior view of the Travel and Transport Building under construction in preparation for the Century
557. [Exterior view of the Travel and Transport Building under construction in preparation for the Century of Progress.]
[Exterior view of the Yerkes Observatory of the University of Chicago in Williams Bay, Wisconsin.]
558. [Exterior view of the Yerkes Observatory of the University of Chicago in Williams Bay, Wisconsin.]
[Exterior view the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction
559. [Exterior view the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in January of 1932.]
Facade of Administration building.
560. Facade of Administration building.
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