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 Electrical Group exhibition building. The bas relief sculpture on the facade of
21. [Exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition building. The bas relief sculpture on the facade of the building symbolizes "Energy."]
[Exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition building. The bas relief sculpture on the facade of
22. [Exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition building. The bas relief sculpture on the facade of the building symbolizes "Energy."]
[Exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition from across the lagoon.]
23. [Exterior view of the Electrical Group exhibition from across the lagoon.]
[Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before
24. [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 right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
25. [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
26. [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
27. [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 Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building. The photo was taken in 1933
28. [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 Electric exhibit displaying different types of lamps used throughout human history. Exhibit
29. [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.]
30. [General Electric House of Magic Exhibit.]
[Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago
31. [Interior view of the Westinghouse exhibit inside the Electrical Group building exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair. The photo was taken in March of 1933 while the exhibition was still under construction.]
[Light sculpture that flanked the side of the Electrical Building exhibit at the Century of Progress
32. [Light sculpture that flanked the side of the Electrical Building exhibit at the Century of Progress Exposition.]

[Night view of the Electrical Building courtyard with the electric fountain illuminated by flood lights.]
33. [Night view of the Electrical Building courtyard with the electric fountain illuminated by flood lights.]
[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition at A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the
34. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition at A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]
[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century
35. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]
[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century
36. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]

[Southeast view of the front courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the
37. [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
38. [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
39. [Southeast view of the front exterior facade of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair, 1932.]
[Southeast view of the front exterior to the Electrical Building.]
40. [Southeast view of the front exterior to the Electrical Building.]
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