University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Construction of the children's theater for the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The
1. [Construction of the children's theater for the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The photo was taken in February of 1933, a few months before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Construction of the children's theater for the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The
2. [Construction of the children's theater for the Enchanted Island exhibit at A Century of Progress. The photo was taken in March of 1933, a few months before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Exterior view of a side stairway entrance to the Electrical Group building before the grand opening
3. [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
4. [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
5. [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
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 right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
7. [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
8. [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
9. [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.]
[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
10. [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.]
[View of the Electrical Group exhibition building from the Fair's showboat.]
11. [View of the Electrical Group exhibition building from the Fair's showboat.]
[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
12. [View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair. Enchanted Island was built between the lagoon and Lake Michigan, and included a mountainside slide, a fairy castle, a mechanical zoo, a miniature railroad, and a theater, among other exhibits. This photo was taken in January of 1933.]

[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
13. [View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair. Enchanted Island was built between the lagoon and Lake Michigan, and included a mountainside slide, a fairy castle, a mechanical zoo, a miniature railroad, and a theater, among other exhibits. This photo was taken in March of 1933.]
[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.]
[View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair.
15. [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.]
"Making plans to have South Side Day at A Century of Progress - the Chicago 1933 World's Fair - one of
16. "Making plans to have South Side Day at A Century of Progress - the Chicago 1933 World's Fair - one of the largest community days at the Exposition. Walter Tredup, chairman of the executive committee, showing the poster which will be displayed all over the south side of Chicago to Mrs. Roy Browne Loverin, one of the members of the executive committee."

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