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 "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen. The caption to the right of the
1. [Exterior view of "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen. The caption to the right of the figure reads: "Energy is the substance of all things. The cycles of atoms the play of the elements are its forms cast by a mighty hand to become the world's foundations." The image adorned the southeast facade of the Electrical Group building.]
[Exterior view of the sculpture "Stellar Energy," which adorns the southeast facade of the Electrical
2. [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.]
[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
3. [Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located in front of the main entrance to the Hall of Science. The sculpture, known as Science Advancing Mankind, depicts 'Science' as a benign robot bending forward to nudge a male and female figure, i.e. 'humanity,' toward a brighter future. Woodruff's husband served as treasurer for the Century of Progress board of trustees in 1933.]
[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
4. [Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located in front of the main entrance to the Hall of Science. The sculpture, known as Science Advancing Mankind, depicts 'Science' as a benign robot bending forward to nudge a male and female figure, i.e. 'humanity,' toward a brighter future. Woodruff's husband served as treasurer for the Century of Progress board of trustees in 1933.]

[Ornamental figure that adorned one of the sides of the Agricultural building at A Century of Progress
5. [Ornamental figure that adorned one of the sides of the Agricultural building at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. The figure is a man breaking the ground with a shovel.]
[Ornamental figure that adorned one of the sides of the Agricultural building at A Century of Progress
6. [Ornamental figure that adorned one of the sides of the Agricultural building at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. The figure is a man breaking the ground with a shovel.]
[Ornamental figure that adorned one of the sides of the Agricultural building at A Century of Progress
7. [Ornamental figure that adorned one of the sides of the Agricultural building at A Century of Progress International Exposition, ca. 1933-1934. The figure is a man breaking the ground with a shovel.]
"Department Store of 1890. The lady at the counter is buying a corset for her child, and the bust shows,
8. "Department Store of 1890. The lady at the counter is buying a corset for her child, and the bust shows, what was than considered a beautiful figure. Tennis was the fashion, but our champions would probably object playing it in the dress the young girl is wearing."

"Sculpture of 'Man Combating Ignorance' is a dominating figure of the North approach of the Hall of Science."
9. "Sculpture of 'Man Combating Ignorance' is a dominating figure of the North approach of the Hall of Science."
"Sculpture of 'Man Combating Ignorance' is a dominating figure of the north approach to the Hall of Science."
10. "Sculpture of 'Man Combating Ignorance' is a dominating figure of the north approach to the Hall of Science."
  

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