University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A crowd gathers at the Hall of Science courtyard for Mayor's Day on July 6th, 1932.]
1. [A crowd gathers at the Hall of Science courtyard for Mayor's Day on July 6th, 1932.]
[A view of the speaker's rostrum from above, located along the eastern facade of the Hall of Science.
2. [A view of the speaker's rostrum from above, located along the eastern facade of the Hall of Science. The photo was taken while the building was under construction in January of 1932.]
[Admiral Byrd's flagship "City of New York" arrives in Chicago for A Century of Progress. Byrd sailed
3. [Admiral Byrd's flagship "City of New York" arrives in Chicago for A Century of Progress. Byrd sailed the City of New York during one of his famous expeditions to the Antarctic.]
[Admiral Byrd's flagship "City of New York" arrives in Chicago for A Century of Progress. Byrd sailed
4. [Admiral Byrd's flagship "City of New York" arrives in Chicago for A Century of Progress. Byrd sailed the City of New York during one of his famous expeditions to the Antarctic.]

[Admiral Byrd's flagship "City of New York" arrives in Chicago for A Century of Progress. Byrd sailed
5. [Admiral Byrd's flagship "City of New York" arrives in Chicago for A Century of Progress. Byrd sailed the City of New York during one of his famous expeditions to the Antarctic.]
[Artist's rendition of the Emerson, Bohrer & Stirling building.]
6. [Artist's rendition of the Emerson, Bohrer & Stirling building.]
[Chicago Women's Club on the steps of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
7. [Chicago Women's Club on the steps of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
[Exterior view of "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen. The caption to the right of the
8. [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 the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate
9. [Exterior view of the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate Marshall Field, the Field Museum was first incorporated as the "Columbian Museum of Chicago" shortly after the close of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.]
[Group photo of the Federation of Women's Club.]
10. [Group photo of the Federation of Women's Club.]
[Photo of Vaughn Shoemaker's 1932 Chicago Daily News cartoon depicting his iconic character "John Q.
11. [Photo of Vaughn Shoemaker's 1932 Chicago Daily News cartoon depicting his iconic character "John Q. Public" telling the artist "Chicago" that his painting announcing the grand opening of A Century of Progress will be a masterpiece.]
[Southeast view of the front courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the
12. [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
13. [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
14. [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 Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
15. [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 December of 1932.]
[View of the front exterior to the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building before the grand
16. [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.]

This 1932 artist's rendition shows the Century of Progress Exposition from the 12th Place to 39th Street.
17. This 1932 artist's rendition shows the Century of Progress Exposition from the 12th Place to 39th Street. Buildings are depicted occupying the shore line and Northerly Island, which parallel the mainland sire from 12th Street to 23rd Street.
   
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