University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A close up view of one of the entrances of the Electrical Group building at A Century of Progress International
1. [A close up view of one of the entrances of the Electrical Group building at A Century of Progress International Exposition in early 1933, a few months before the opening of Fair.]
[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 Electrical Group building at A Century of Progress International Exposition in
4. [Exterior view of the Electrical Group building at A Century of Progress International Exposition in early 1933, a few months before the opening of Fair.]

[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.]
[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. 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
11. [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
12. [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 Electrical Group exhibition building from the Fair's showboat.]
13. [View of the Electrical Group exhibition building from the Fair's showboat.]
[View of the front exterior to the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building before the grand
14. [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.
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.]
[View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair.
16. [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.]

"Artists conception of new American Colonial Village for Chicago's new World's Fair. The village will
17. "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
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."
"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
19. "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
20. "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."
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