University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago
161. [Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair. The photo was taken in March of 1933 while the exhibition was still under construction.]
[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
162. [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
163. [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.]
[Murals at the Octagon Hall inside the Century of Progress Hall of Science building.]
164. [Murals at the Octagon Hall inside the Century of Progress Hall of Science building.]

[Murals at the Octagon Hall inside the Century of Progress Hall of Science building.]
165. [Murals at the Octagon Hall inside the Century of Progress Hall of Science building.]
[Murals at the Octagon Hall inside the Century of Progress Hall of Science building.]
166. [Murals at the Octagon Hall inside the Century of Progress Hall of Science building.]
[Oblique view of Octagon Hall inside the Hall of Science building.]
167. [Oblique view of Octagon Hall inside the Hall of Science building.]
[Officials from Swift and Company assembled for a luncheon at A Century of Progress in 1933.]
168. [Officials from Swift and Company assembled for a luncheon at A Century of Progress in 1933.]

[Officials from Swift and Company assembled for a luncheon at A Century of Progress in 1933.]
169. [Officials from Swift and Company assembled for a luncheon at A Century of Progress in 1933.]
[Officials from the Illinois Manufacturers Association assembled for a luncheon at A Century of Progress
170. [Officials from the Illinois Manufacturers Association assembled for a luncheon at A Century of Progress in 1933.]
[One of the bathrooms inside the Hall of Science building.]
171. [One of the bathrooms inside the Hall of Science building.]
[One of the bathrooms inside the Hall of Science building.]
172. [One of the bathrooms inside the Hall of Science building.]

[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition at A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the
173. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition at A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]
[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century
174. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]
[One of the toilets inside the Hall of Science bathroom.]
175. [One of the toilets inside the Hall of Science bathroom.]
[Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
176. [Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The Century of Progress showcased the artistic, cultural, and scientific achievements of Czechoslovakia, then a newly independent country that had won its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the end of World War One. Anton Cermak, mayor of Chicago from 1931 until his assassination in 1933, just a few months prior to the Century of Progress grand opening, was a Czech immigrant from Bohemia.]

[Pollen: Blooming during a particular season]
177. [Pollen: Blooming during a particular season]
[Promoters used the star Arcturus to ceremoniously open A Century of Progress in 1933. It was believed
178. [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.]
[Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city
179. [Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city located in present-day Yucatán, Mexico.]
[Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city
180. [Replica of the Mayan temple of Uxmal at A Century of Progress. Uxmal was a pre-Colombian Mayan city located in present-day Yucatán, Mexico.]
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