University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Exterior view of "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen. The caption to the right of the
1. [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 sculpture "Stellar Energy," which adorns the southeast facade of the Electrical
2. [Exterior view of the sculpture "Stellar Energy," which adorns the southeast facade of the Electrical Group building. The caption beneath the figure reads: "Light is the beginning of all things, from the utmost aether it issues shaping the stars answering in its patterns to the majesty of creative thought." The sculptor for this design was Ulric Henry Ellerhusen.]
[View of the Hall of Science at night. In the foreground is a reflecting pool.]
3. [View of the Hall of Science at night. In the foreground is a reflecting pool.]
"A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host
4. "A charming little structure with a comfortable, restful, and delightful interior, is the Illinois Host Building. In this building, Illinois plays host to other states and dignitaries are entertained."

"Bait casting as it should be done is shown by Chief Coller, world's champion trick caster in the pool
5. "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
6. "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."
"Down at the extreme south end of the Fair grounds we see a little but of old Europe. This Ukraine building
7. "Down at the extreme south end of the Fair grounds we see a little but of old Europe. This Ukraine building is picturesque and the exhibits within are most interesting. Crafts and handiwork are shown in the profusion."
"Eighty feet long, 39 feet high, with 12-foot wheels, this is the 'World's Largest Automobile.' It has
8. "Eighty feet long, 39 feet high, with 12-foot wheels, this is the 'World's Largest Automobile.' It has been built for the Studebaker exhibit at the World's Fair of 1934 in Chicago. Inside is a complete motion picture theatre seating 80 people where the story of the automobile is told, especially the story of the Studebaker automobile."

"Electrical housekeeping is carried into the laundry in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of
9. "Electrical housekeeping is carried into the laundry in the General Electric exhibit at A Century of Progress where the newest labor saving devices for the home laundry are demonstrated."
"Fair officials and officers of Wilson and company dedicated the packing firm's exhibit at the Chicago
10. "Fair officials and officers of Wilson and company dedicated the packing firm's exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair Sunday (June 17) afternoon. Miss Jane Iredale, exhibit employee, is shown here pinning a flower on Thomas E. Wilson, chairman of the board of directors, while Edward Foss Wilson, his son and president of the company, looks on."
"Interior of the Circle, Hall of Science Building. An interesting view of the interior of the circle
11. "Interior of the Circle, Hall of Science Building. An interesting view of the interior of the circle at the main entrance of the Hall of Science. This is a most decorative spot and the lighting lends itself to the picture."
"J.F. Sullivan, diamond export from Kimberley, South Africa, points out a diamond that has become stuck
12. "J.F. Sullivan, diamond export from Kimberley, South Africa, points out a diamond that has become stuck on the "grease table" of the Diamond Recovery Plant in the Diamond Mine exhibit in the General Exhibits Building at the 1934 World's Fair. Miss Dorothea Ross of Chicago is the interested visitor, and L.S. Root, another Kimberley diamond engineer, is the pensive gentleman at the right."

"North approach to the Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition,
13. "North approach to the Hall of Science at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair -- A Century of Progress Exposition, which opens May 27th and continues until November 1st. The beautiful carillon tower rising above the Hall is equipped with mellow-toned chimes that send their music floating out over the grounds throughout the day and night. Inside the Hall of Science, Exposition visitors view dramatic action exhibits of industries closely related to the basic sciences. The building comprises superb examples of modern architecture. It is U-shaped with two arms reaching down to a sparkling lagoon, and enclosing a court of three acres. In the center of its upper terrace is a circular well, forming the base of a court colorful with pools, fountains and flower-gardens."
"North Entrance of the Hall of Science, a modern architectural masterpiece at A Century of Progress --
14. "North Entrance of the Hall of Science, a modern architectural masterpiece at A Century of Progress -- Chicago's 1933 World's Fair. Designed to display the wonders of science and the industries related to it, this structure is itself something of a marvel in construction and design."
"North facade of the Hall of Science -- Chicago's 1933 World's Fair. At night the twelve pylons, arranged
15. "North facade of the Hall of Science -- Chicago's 1933 World's Fair. At night the twelve pylons, arranged in a semi-circle about an electric fountain, are illuminated in red. The carillon tower shown in the distance is lighted in a mysterious blue. The entire building is a symphony of color in the modern manner."
"Paul Revere's House for Colonial Village of New World's Fair. This faithful reproduction of the oldest
16. "Paul Revere's House for Colonial Village of New World's Fair. This faithful reproduction of the oldest house in Boston, built some time between 1650 and 1680, is rising side by side with Old North Church, Mount Vernon, Benjamin Franklin's printing shop and scores of other buildings famed for hundreds of years in American history. The Colonial Village will be seen on the Fair's street of foreign villages when the exposition opens May 26."

"Redressing Hall of Science for the New Fair. E. Pantano is shown here repairing an exhibit in the chemistry
17. "Redressing Hall of Science for the New Fair. E. Pantano is shown here repairing an exhibit in the chemistry section, showing the formation of sulphuric acid. Scientific exhibits will be considerably enlarged and improved for the opening of the new Exposition in Chicago May 26th."
"Sarah Ann McCabe, pretty NBC radio star, waves at her public from the model of the 70 story-story RCA
18. "Sarah Ann McCabe, pretty NBC radio star, waves at her public from the model of the 70 story-story RCA building in Rockefeller Center, New York City, headquarters of the NBC. The model, located in the Hall of Social Science at the World's Fair, is lighted by an artificial sun when a visitor steps on the 'radio carpet' surrounding it."
"Sculpture of 'Man Combating Ignorance' is a dominating figure of the North approach of the Hall of Science."
19. "Sculpture of 'Man Combating Ignorance' is a dominating figure of the North approach of the Hall of Science."
"Sculpture of 'Man Combating Ignorance' is a dominating figure of the north approach to the Hall of Science."
20. "Sculpture of 'Man Combating Ignorance' is a dominating figure of the north approach to the Hall of Science."
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