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 "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen. The caption to the right of the
1. [Exterior view of "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen. The caption to the right of the figure reads: "Energy is the substance of all things. The cycles of atoms the play of the elements are its forms cast by a mighty hand to become the world's foundations." The image adorned the southeast facade of the Electrical Group building.]
[Exterior view of a side stairway entrance to the Electrical Group building before the grand opening
2. [Exterior view of a side stairway entrance to the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair, 1933.]
[Exterior view of one of the sculptures that adorned the facade of the Electrical Group building exhibition
3. [Exterior view of one of the sculptures that adorned the facade of the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair, 1933.]
[Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before
4. [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 right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
5. [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
6. [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 Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building. The photo was taken in 1933
7. [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.]
[Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago
8. [Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair. The photo was taken in March of 1933 while the exhibition was still under construction.]

[Southeast view of the front courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the
9. [Southeast view of the front courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair, 1932. Both "Stellar Energy" (left) and "Atomic Energy" (right) by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen can be seen flanking the building's main entrance in the center.]
[Southeast view of the front courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the
10. [Southeast view of the front courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair, 1932.]
[Southeast view of the front exterior facade of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening
11. [Southeast view of the front exterior facade of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair, 1932.]
[View of the front exterior to the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building before the grand
12. [View of the front exterior to the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair, 1932.]

[View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair.
13. [View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair. The photo was taken in March of 1933 while the building was being prepared for the grand opening in May.]
[View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair.
14. [View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair. The photo was taken in March of 1933 while the building was being prepared for the grand opening in May.]
"A conception by Hugh Ferriss, a noted New York artist, of how the Ford Exhibition building now being
15. "A conception by Hugh Ferriss, a noted New York artist, of how the Ford Exhibition building now being erected at the Chicago World's Fair will look at night in its blaze of light. The building is nine hundred feet long and ten stories in height at its center. It faces upon a five acre park fronting Lake Michigan. Albert Kahn of Detroit is the architect, and Walter Dorwin Teague of New York, the industrial designer, is in charge of the interior display."
"Artists conception of new American Colonial Village for Chicago's new World's Fair. The village will
16. "Artists conception of new American Colonial Village for Chicago's new World's Fair. The village will contain authentic reproductions of buildings importnat in early American history. It will be the scene of dramatizations of important events in the building of America."

"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
17. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
18. "Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool fronting the Travel and Transport building at the World's Fair. Tree Abbot dancers, Dorothy Carlson, Dolores Smith and Mildred Koplin, together with Mrs. Coller, proved eager pupils, anxious to master the difficult art. The exhibitions are given twice daily as a feature of the Sportsmen's show inside the building."
"Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year
19. "Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year on Enchanted Island at the World's Fair, the officials in charge of the display decided to move it to Travel and Transport building this season where it continues to hold the popularity of youngsters between the ages of six and sixty."
"Eighty feet long, 39 feet high, with 12-foot wheels, this is the 'World's Largest Automobile.' It has
20. "Eighty feet long, 39 feet high, with 12-foot wheels, this is the 'World's Largest Automobile.' It has been built for the Studebaker exhibit at the World's Fair of 1934 in Chicago. Inside is a complete motion picture theatre seating 80 people where the story of the automobile is told, especially the story of the Studebaker automobile."
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