University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (29)
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[A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of
1. [A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of 1932.]
[A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of
2. [A Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of 1932.]
[A side exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition at A Century of Progress. The sculpture adorning
3. [A side exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition at A Century of Progress. The sculpture adorning the Southeast facade was entitled "Stellar Energy" and was dedicated to light, "the beginning of everything."]
[A statue at the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
4. [A statue at the Federal Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Century of Progress International Exposition, Horticultural Exhibit.]
5. [Century of Progress International Exposition, Horticultural Exhibit.]
[Exterior view of "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen. The caption to the right of the
6. [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 one of the sculptures that adorned the facade of the Electrical Group building exhibition
7. [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 Electrical Group exhibition building. The bas relief sculpture on the facade of
8. [Exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition building. The bas relief sculpture on the facade of the building symbolizes "Energy."]

[Exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition building. The bas relief sculpture on the facade of
9. [Exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition building. The bas relief sculpture on the facade of the building symbolizes "Energy."]
[Exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition building. The bas relief sculpture on the facade of
10. [Exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition building. The bas relief sculpture on the facade of the building symbolizes "Energy."]
[Exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition building. The bas relief sculpture on the facade of
11. [Exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition building. The bas relief sculpture on the facade of the building symbolizes "Energy."]
[Exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition building. The bas relief sculpture on the facade of
12. [Exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition building. The bas relief sculpture on the facade of the building symbolizes "Energy."]

[Exterior view of the sculpture "Stellar Energy," which adorns the southeast facade of the Electrical
13. [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.]
[Laughing Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November
14. [Laughing Buddha statue at the Lama Temple exhibit, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of 1932.]
[Light sculpture that flanked the side of the Electrical Building exhibit at the Century of Progress
15. [Light sculpture that flanked the side of the Electrical Building exhibit at the Century of Progress Exposition.]
[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
16. [Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located in front of the main entrance to the Hall of Science. The sculpture, known as Science Advancing Mankind, depicts 'Science' as a benign robot bending forward to nudge a male and female figure, i.e. 'humanity,' toward a brighter future. Woodruff's husband served as treasurer for the Century of Progress board of trustees in 1933.]

[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
17. [Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located in front of the main entrance to the Hall of Science. The sculpture, known as Science Advancing Mankind, depicts 'Science' as a benign robot bending forward to nudge a male and female figure, i.e. 'humanity,' toward a brighter future. Woodruff's husband served as treasurer for the Century of Progress board of trustees in 1933.]
[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century
18. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]
[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century
19. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]
[Sculptor Wilber Freece created this small statuette of a cowboy riding a bucking bronco from beef suet
20. [Sculptor Wilber Freece created this small statuette of a cowboy riding a bucking bronco from beef suet and rinds.]
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