University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Southeast view of the front courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the
21. [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
22. [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
23. [Southeast view of the front exterior facade of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair, 1932.]
[The lagoon fountain at A Century of Progress, billed at the time as the largest fountain in the world,
24. [The lagoon fountain at A Century of Progress, billed at the time as the largest fountain in the world, was 670 feet long and was illuminated at night by colored lights.]

[The lagoon fountain at A Century of Progress, billed at the time as the largest fountain in the world,
25. [The lagoon fountain at A Century of Progress, billed at the time as the largest fountain in the world, was 670 feet long and was illuminated at night by colored lights.]
[The lagoon fountain at A Century of Progress, billed at the time as the largest fountain in the world,
26. [The lagoon fountain at A Century of Progress, billed at the time as the largest fountain in the world, was 670 feet long and was illuminated at night by colored lights.]
[The mosque float, which won first place at the Venetian Carnival, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at
27. [The mosque float, which won first place at the Venetian Carnival, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1934.]
[The roller coaster ride at the Century of Progress Midway. The Midway was a nod to the amusement rides
28. [The roller coaster ride at the Century of Progress Midway. The Midway was a nod to the amusement rides at the Midway Plaisance during the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition in 1893.]

[The roller coaster ride at the Century of Progress Midway. The Midway was a nod to the amusement rides
29. [The roller coaster ride at the Century of Progress Midway. The Midway was a nod to the amusement rides at the Midway Plaisance during the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition in 1893.]
[The swan float at the Venetian Carnival, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at A Century of Progress International
30. [The swan float at the Venetian Carnival, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1934.]
[The Venetian Carnival floating parade, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at A Century of Progress International
31. [The Venetian Carnival floating parade, held in the World's Fair Lagoon at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1934.]
[The winner of the Sears-sponsored National Baby Contest convened at the 1934 Century of Progress World's
32. [The winner of the Sears-sponsored National Baby Contest convened at the 1934 Century of Progress World's Fair in Chicago.]

[U.S. Army marching band assembled in front of the Pantheon building at A Century of Progress. The building
33. [U.S. Army marching band assembled in front of the Pantheon building at A Century of Progress. The building housed the famed "Pantheon de la Guerre," a giant panorama of World War I painted on a canvas 45 feet high and over the length of one football field. Over 130 French artists worked on the Pantheon in Paris during the First World War. The painting depicted a procession of political and military leaders from over 20 Allied nations.]
[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
34. [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 Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
35. [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 January of 1933.]
[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
36. [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 January of 1933.]

[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
37. [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 March of 1933.]
[View of the front exterior to the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building before the grand
38. [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.]
[View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair.
39. [View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair. The photo was taken in March of 1933 while the building was being prepared for the grand opening in May.]
[View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair.
40. [View of the grand stairway inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair. The photo was taken in March of 1933 while the building was being prepared for the grand opening in May.]
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