University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (11)
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[Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before
1. [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
2. [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
3. [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.]
[Ground level view of the Hall of Science. The souvenir shop and park benches are just to the left of
4. [Ground level view of the Hall of Science. The souvenir shop and park benches are just to the left of the main entrance.]

[Louise Lentz Woodruff standing next to the sculpture she designed for the Fountain of Science, located
5. [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
6. [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.]
[One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured
7. [One of the main entrances to the Century of Progress "Oriental Village." The facade of the exhibit featured Islamic art and architecture.] [There are four towers that look like they are part of a church. There are a lot of people that look like they just left the church in front of the towers.]
[One of the main entrances to the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]
8. [One of the main entrances to the Old Fort Dearborn exhibit.]

[Southeast view of the front courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the
9. [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.]
[The General Motors exhibit at A Century of Progress. The main exhibit featured a display of automotive
10. [The General Motors exhibit at A Century of Progress. The main exhibit featured a display of automotive parts and an assembly room where 1,000 people at a time can watch an automobile being manufactured.]
[The main entrance gate to the Century of Progress "Streets of Shanghai" exhibit, seen in this photograph
11. [The main entrance gate to the Century of Progress "Streets of Shanghai" exhibit, seen in this photograph as the sun was setting in the late afternoon.] [China!!! I see two huge towers]
[The main entrance to the Century of Progress Streets of Paris exhibition.]
12. [The main entrance to the Century of Progress Streets of Paris exhibition.]

[The relief sculpture "The Conquest of Time and Space" adorns the main entrance to the Electrical Building
13. [The relief sculpture "The Conquest of Time and Space" adorns the main entrance to the Electrical Building exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
[The Skyride view of the main entrance to the Hall of Science.]
14. [The Skyride view of the main entrance to the Hall of Science.]
"Interior of the Circle, Hall of Science Building. An interesting view of the interior of the circle
15. "Interior of the Circle, Hall of Science Building. An interesting view of the interior of the circle at the main entrance of the Hall of Science. This is a most decorative spot and the lighting lends itself to the picture."
"Main dining room of the Heidelberg Inn. The restaurant was a replica of the world famous Heidelberg
16. "Main dining room of the Heidelberg Inn. The restaurant was a replica of the world famous Heidelberg Inn in Nuremberg, Germany."

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