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.]
[A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas
2. [A parade at the Century of Progress 'Foreign Villages' exhibit. The ethnological exhibit included replicas of model villages from Spain, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Mexico, Tunisia, and Morocco, among others. Each village was staffed by employees in costumes native to the country being represented. The model villages also featured entertainment, an arts and crafts demonstration, and indoor and outdoor dining.]
[Charles Stein demonstrates the use of a theremin musical instrument. The theremin was an early electronic
3. [Charles Stein demonstrates the use of a theremin musical instrument. The theremin was an early electronic musical device that was played by moving the performer's hands around the antennas without actually touching the instrument.]
[Eleanor Roosevelt, the First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, visits the Century
4. [Eleanor Roosevelt, the First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, visits the Century of Progress in July of 1934. Here she is seen in front of a NBC radio microphone. ]

[Exterior view of "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen. The caption to the right of the
5. [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 a side stairway entrance to the Electrical Group building before the grand opening
6. [Exterior view of a side stairway entrance to the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair, 1933.]
[Exterior view of one of the sculptures that adorned the facade of the Electrical Group building exhibition
7. [Exterior view of one of the sculptures that adorned the facade of the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair, 1933.]
[Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
8. [Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. The relief "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the right facade of the building.]

[Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
9. [Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. The relief "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the right facade of the building.]
[General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit
10. [General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit includes a stone lamp from ancient Babylonia; a crude saucer lamp from southern Europe; a bronze lamp from Rome; a Betty lamp used in colonial New England; a whale oil lamp likely used by an early Chicago family; Edison's first practical lamp; the "smallest lamp in the world," used for medical examination inside the human body; and the "largest lamp in the world," used for lighting airports, athletic fields, and in the motion picture industry.]
[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.]
[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
12. [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.]

[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, speaks to honored
13. [Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, speaks to honored guests at the Century of Progress International Exposition in July of 1934.]
[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, speaks to honored
14. [Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, speaks to honored guests at the Century of Progress International Exposition in July of 1934.]
[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, tours the Century
15. [Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and wife of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, tours the Century of Progress International Exposition in July of 1934.]
[Participants in the 'Parade of the Masques,' which was held on the Boardwalk of the Midway.]
16. [Participants in the 'Parade of the Masques,' which was held on the Boardwalk of the Midway.]

[Participants swimming in the National Athletic Union outdoor title racing carnival held at the Century
17. [Participants swimming in the National Athletic Union outdoor title racing carnival held at the Century of Progress Lagoon.]
[Photo of Vaughn Shoemaker's 1932 Chicago Daily News cartoon depicting his iconic character "John Q.
18. [Photo of Vaughn Shoemaker's 1932 Chicago Daily News cartoon depicting his iconic character "John Q. Public" telling the artist "Chicago" that his painting announcing the grand opening of A Century of Progress will be a masterpiece.]
[The Sultan of Johore, right, dedicating Frank Buck's 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A
19. [The Sultan of Johore, right, dedicating Frank Buck's 'Bring 'Em Back Alive' show on the Midway at A Century of Progress International Exposition. Frank Buck is on the left.]
[The swan float at the Venetian Carnival, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at A Century of Progress International
20. [The swan float at the Venetian Carnival, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1934.]
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