University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (6)

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Exhibition Buildings (5)
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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 Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate
2. [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.]
[Southeast view of the front courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the
3. [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
4. [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
5. [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.
6. [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
7. [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.]
 

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