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 right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
141. [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
142. [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 sculpture "Stellar Energy," which adorns the southeast facade of the Electrical
143. [Exterior view of the sculpture "Stellar Energy," which adorns the southeast facade of the Electrical Group building. The caption beneath the figure reads: "Light is the beginning of all things, from the utmost aether it issues shaping the stars answering in its patterns to the majesty of creative thought." The sculptor for this design was Ulric Henry Ellerhusen.]
[Exterior view of the side of the Century of Progress Agricultural Building during construction.]
144. [Exterior view of the side of the Century of Progress Agricultural Building during construction.]

[Exterior view of the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building. The photo was taken in 1933
145. [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.]
[Exterior view of the Travel and Transport Building at the Century of Progress.]
146. [Exterior view of the Travel and Transport Building at the Century of Progress.]
[Exterior view of the Travel and Transport Building at the Century of Progress.]
147. [Exterior view of the Travel and Transport Building at the Century of Progress.]
[Exterior view of the Travel and Transport Building under construction in preparation for the Century
148. [Exterior view of the Travel and Transport Building under construction in preparation for the Century of Progress.]

[Exterior view the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction
149. [Exterior view the Hall of Science building. The photo was taken while the exhibit was under construction in January of 1932.]
[Fireworks display at night. The outline of the Century of Progress Skyride tower and cableway can be
150. [Fireworks display at night. The outline of the Century of Progress Skyride tower and cableway can be seen to the right of the fireworks. The Federal Building complex at Northerly Island is also seen here at the lower left of the photograph.]
[Ford Building lit up at night at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
151. [Ford Building lit up at night at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Garden leading up to the entrance of the Ford Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
152. [Garden leading up to the entrance of the Ford Building at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

[General Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit
153. [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.]
[General Electric House of Magic Exhibit.]
154. [General Electric House of Magic Exhibit.]
[Ground-level view looking upwards from an unidentified building.]
155. [Ground-level view looking upwards from an unidentified building.]
[Interior photo of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building. Note the interior architecture,
156. [Interior photo of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building. Note the interior architecture, with the minimalist design and ornamentation.]

[Interior view of one of the pavilions under construction at the General Exhibits building, Century of
157. [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
158. [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 the Agricultural Building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress.
159. [Interior view of the Agricultural Building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The man in the photo is sawing blocks of wood.]
[Interior view of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
160. [Interior view of the Century of Progress Administration Building.]
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