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 (13)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (8)

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[A view of the Chicago skyline at night.]
1. [A view of the Chicago skyline at night.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science fountain in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was
2. [Construction of the Hall of Science fountain in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of 1931.]
[Construction of the Hall of Science fountain in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was
3. [Construction of the Hall of Science fountain in preparation for A Century of Progress. This photo was taken in November of 1931.]
[Interior view of the Hall of Science fountain under construction. This photo was taken in March of 1932.]
4. [Interior view of the Hall of Science fountain under construction. This photo was taken in March of 1932.]

[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
5. [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
6. [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.]
[Night view of the Electrical Building courtyard with the electric fountain illuminated by flood lights.]
7. [Night view of the Electrical Building courtyard with the electric fountain illuminated by flood lights.]
[One of the soda shops on or nearby the Century of Progress fairgrounds.]
8. [One of the soda shops on or nearby the Century of Progress fairgrounds.]

[The base of the Hall of Science fountain as it was nearing completion. This photo was taken in January
9. [The base of the Hall of Science fountain as it was nearing completion. This photo was taken in January of 1932.]
[The Chicago skyline at night. In the foreground can be seen Buckingham fountain.]
10. [The Chicago skyline at night. In the foreground can be seen Buckingham fountain.]
[The lagoon fountain at A Century of Progress, billed at the time as the largest fountain in the world,
11. [The lagoon fountain at A Century of Progress, billed at the time as the largest fountain in the world, was 670 feet long and was illuminated at night by colored lights.]
[The lagoon fountain at A Century of Progress, billed at the time as the largest fountain in the world,
12. [The lagoon fountain at A Century of Progress, billed at the time as the largest fountain in the world, was 670 feet long and was illuminated at night by colored lights.]

[The lagoon fountain at A Century of Progress, billed at the time as the largest fountain in the world,
13. [The lagoon fountain at A Century of Progress, billed at the time as the largest fountain in the world, was 670 feet long and was illuminated at night by colored lights.]
[View of Electrical Building from Lake Michigan. A fountain can be seen in the courtyard.]
14. [View of Electrical Building from Lake Michigan. A fountain can be seen in the courtyard.]
[View of the Century of Progress "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]
15. [View of the Century of Progress "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]
[View of the Century of Progress "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]
16. [View of the Century of Progress "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]

[View of the Electrical Group exhibition building from the courtyard fountain. "Light," the bas relief
17. [View of the Electrical Group exhibition building from the courtyard fountain. "Light," the bas relief sculpture behind the fountain, adorns the facade of the building's Electric Light and Power Industry exhibit.]
[View of the Hall of Science fountain and "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]
18. [View of the Hall of Science fountain and "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]
"At Enchanted Island, the center of children's activities of A Century of Progress Exposition 1934, Chicago
19. "At Enchanted Island, the center of children's activities of A Century of Progress Exposition 1934, Chicago -- 'The Fireman's Fountain.' This fountain is the source of the pool within the tropical garden. The electrical display inside stimulates fire."
 
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