University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Photo of the Roosevelt High School choir in front of the Hall of Science building.]
161. [Photo of the Roosevelt High School choir in front of the Hall of Science building.]
[Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening
162. [Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening experiment with his son. In 1752, Franklin flew a kite with a metal key attached during a thunderstorm to prove that lightening was made of electricity. Although European scientists were already conducting similar experiments with electricity, Franklin is credited as the first one to propose using a metal rod or some other conductor to draw off electricity from lightening. Franklin's scientific achievements won him the admiration of Enlightenment intellectuals in Europe and North America and secured his reputation as a leading scientist.]
[Promoters used the star Arcturus to ceremoniously open A Century of Progress in 1933. It was believed
163. [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.]
[Statue at the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
164. [Statue at the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]

[Street view of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress. Photo was taken from the Hall
165. [Street view of the General Exhibits building at A Century of Progress. Photo was taken from the Hall of Science exhibit.]
[The base of the Hall of Science fountain as it was nearing completion. This photo was taken in January
166. [The base of the Hall of Science fountain as it was nearing completion. This photo was taken in January of 1932.]
[The building dedication ceremony of the Century of Progress Hall of Science on June 1, 1932.]
167. [The building dedication ceremony of the Century of Progress Hall of Science on June 1, 1932.]
[The building dedication ceremony of the Century of Progress Hall of Science on June 1, 1932.]
168. [The building dedication ceremony of the Century of Progress Hall of Science on June 1, 1932.]

[The Century of Progress Hall of Science from across the lagoon.]
169. [The Century of Progress Hall of Science from across the lagoon.]
[The construction of the Hall of Science building in preparation for the Century of Progress International
170. [The construction of the Hall of Science building in preparation for the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[The corner of the north facade of the Hall of Science, as seen from the lower court.]
171. [The corner of the north facade of the Hall of Science, as seen from the lower court.]
[The courtyard at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
172. [The courtyard at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]

[The dedication ceremony for the Hall of Science building. Photo was taken June 1, 1932.]
173. [The dedication ceremony for the Hall of Science building. Photo was taken June 1, 1932.]
[The eastern facade of the Hall of Science, with the bottom portion of the Carillon Tower visible to
174. [The eastern facade of the Hall of Science, with the bottom portion of the Carillon Tower visible to the left of the stairway.]
[The Great Court at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
175. [The Great Court at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
[The Hall of Science at A Century of Progress.]
176. [The Hall of Science at A Century of Progress.]

[The north facade to the Hall of Science at night.]
177. [The north facade to the Hall of Science at night.]
[The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist
178. [The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist to discover the bacteria that caused tuberculosis in 1882, an achievement that won him the Nobel Prize. The photo is undated.]
[The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist
179. [The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist to discover the bacteria that caused tuberculosis in 1882, an achievement that won him the Nobel Prize. The photo is undated.]
[The Skyride view of the main entrance to the Hall of Science.]
180. [The Skyride view of the main entrance to the Hall of Science.]
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