University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A large crowd awaits to hear Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano
1. [A large crowd awaits to hear Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, give an address before the Century of Progress Court of Honor, Hall of Science. Mrs. Roosevelt's speech that day was addressed to the women of the nation.]
[An unidentified man demonstrating the use of a molecular and geometric model at one of the science exhibits
2. [An unidentified man demonstrating the use of a molecular and geometric model at one of the science exhibits at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934.]
[Close-up view of the four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall
3. [Close-up view of the four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
[Close-up view of the four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall
4. [Close-up view of the four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]

[Exterior view of the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building. The photo was taken in 1933
5. [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.]
[Four pylon sculptures decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
6. [Four pylon sculptures decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
[Front facade of the Hall of Science at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
7. [Front facade of the Hall of Science at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Front facade of the Hall of Science at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
8. [Front facade of the Hall of Science at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[Ground level view of the Hall of Science from the South Lagoon, opposite Lake Michigan.]
9. [Ground level view of the Hall of Science from the South Lagoon, opposite Lake Michigan.]
[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.]
[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
11. [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.]
[Nighttime view of four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall
12. [Nighttime view of four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]

[Promoters used the star Arcturus to ceremoniously open A Century of Progress in 1933. It was believed
13. [Promoters used the star Arcturus to ceremoniously open A Century of Progress in 1933. It was believed that the light of Arcturus took 40 years to reach the Earth, and this fact was used as a way to connect the Century of Progress with Chicago's earlier world fair in 1893.]
[Statue at the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
14. [Statue at the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
[The Hall of Science at A Century of Progress.]
15. [The Hall of Science at A Century of Progress.]
[The Skyride view of the main entrance to the Hall of Science.]
16. [The Skyride view of the main entrance to the Hall of Science.]

[View of the front exterior to the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building before the grand
17. [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 Hall of Science at night. In the foreground is a reflecting pool.]
18. [View of the Hall of Science at night. In the foreground is a reflecting pool.]
[View of the pylons which adorn the social science wing of the Electrical Group exhibition building at
19. [View of the pylons which adorn the social science wing of the Electrical Group exhibition building at A Century of Progress.]
"As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world
20. "As Wiley Post, intrepid air ace, received the Harmon trophy for his record 7-day flight around the world in 1933. The presentation was made before thousands of World's Fair visitors in the Science Theater yesterday. (Friday, August 24th). Left to right are: Governor Horner of Illinois, L.P. Bonfouy, Post, Col. C.W. Kerwood, president of the League Internationale des aviateurs; Maj. James H. Doolittle, a former winner of the trophy; Col. Lafeton Whitney, president of the Chicago chapter, National Aeronautical Association, and Father James Organisciak, the 'Flying Priest,' who will represent the N.A.A. at the Gordon Bennett balloon races in Warsaw, Poland, next month."
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