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 the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress a few months before the grand
41. [Exterior view of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress a few months before the grand opening of the Fair. This photo shows a close-up of the exhibit's pavilions.]
[Exterior view of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress in December of 1932, almost
42. [Exterior view of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress in December of 1932, almost 5 months before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before
43. [Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair. The relief "Stellar Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the facade of the building on the left.]
[Exterior view of the Magic Mountain exhibit at Enchanted Island one month before the grand opening of
44. [Exterior view of the Magic Mountain exhibit at Enchanted Island one month before the grand opening of A Century of Progress.]

[Exterior view of the nearly completed General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress, just over
45. [Exterior view of the nearly completed General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress, just over a week before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
46. [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
47. [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 Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building. The photo was taken in 1933
48. [Exterior view of the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building. The photo was taken in 1933 before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair.]

[General view of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction, one month before the grand opening
49. [General view of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction, one month before the grand opening of the Century of Progress.]
[Ground-level view of the Radio Flyer display at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit. Photo
50. [Ground-level view of the Radio Flyer display at the Century of Progress Enchanted Island exhibit. Photo was taken in May of 1933, just one week before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of
51. [Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in April of 1933, just one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]
[Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of
52. [Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of Progress. This photo was taken in April of 1933, just one month before the grand opening of the Fair.]

[Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
53. [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.]
[Photo of a small town with a Grand View Hotel located along the waterfront at an unknown location.]
54. [Photo of a small town with a Grand View Hotel located along the waterfront at an unknown location.]
[Photo of Vaughn Shoemaker's 1932 Chicago Daily News cartoon depicting his iconic character "John Q.
55. [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.]
[Southeast view of the front courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the
56. [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
57. [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
58. [Southeast view of the front exterior facade of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair, 1932.]
[The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left,
59. [The winners of the Century of Progress Opera Contest. Zeta Newell, from Oak Park, IL., is on the left, and Mr. Frank Jakavicius, of Chicago, is to her right. The Opera contest was held at the Lagoon Theater, and the winners received a contract with the Opera company which opened in Chicago later that year.]
[Veteran commanders of the Grand Army of the Republic take a guided tour of A Century of Progress. The
60. [Veteran commanders of the Grand Army of the Republic take a guided tour of A Century of Progress. The photo is undated.]
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