University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large
1. [Chicago Plan Commission sketch of the Chicago lakefront area where the Fair was to be built. The large white building in the background is the Field Museum.]
[Exterior view of the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate
2. [Exterior view of the Field Museum of Natural History. Named after the Chicago department store magnate Marshall Field, the Field Museum was first incorporated as the "Columbian Museum of Chicago" shortly after the close of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.]
[Ground level view of the Hall of Science from the South Lagoon, opposite Lake Michigan.]
3. [Ground level view of the Hall of Science from the South Lagoon, opposite Lake Michigan.]
[Interior photo of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building. Note the interior architecture,
4. [Interior photo of the Great Hall inside the Hall of Science building. Note the interior architecture, with the minimalist design and ornamentation.]

[Oblique view of the Field Museum of Natural History along Chicago's lakefront near downtown.]
5. [Oblique view of the Field Museum of Natural History along Chicago's lakefront near downtown.]
[Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of
6. [Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of the World Columbian Exposition in Hyde Park. The museum moved to its current location on park district space along the lakefront near downtown in 1921, and by 1930, it was joined by the addition of the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium nearby. Although technically not part of the Century of Progress, the three lakefront museums were located immediately north of the Fairgrounds and thus attracted many visitors from the Chicago World's Fair.]
[Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of
7. [Photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. The Field Museum opened in 1893 as part of the World Columbian Exposition in Hyde Park. The museum moved to its current location on park district space along the lakefront near downtown in 1921, and by 1930, it was joined by the addition of the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium nearby. Although technically not part of the Century of Progress, the three lakefront museums were located immediately north of the Fairgrounds and thus attracted many visitors from the Chicago World's Fair.]
[The construction of the Hall of Science building in preparation for the Century of Progress International
8. [The construction of the Hall of Science building in preparation for the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]

"A display of the Industrial Electric Heat Applications shown as part of Electric Light and Power Industry's
9. "A display of the Industrial Electric Heat Applications shown as part of Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair."
"A happy group of visitors after their first day at the new World's Fair from York and York County Pennsylvania.
10. "A happy group of visitors after their first day at the new World's Fair from York and York County Pennsylvania. The party, under the chaperonage of Glenn E. Bailey and J.W. Barwick, numbers 153, and is composed of 75 school children and 60 teachers. They already have visited all exhibit buildings, the Field Museum, Colonial Village, the Lama Temple and Fort Dearborn. They leave Friday for home, and are staying at Judson Court, University of Chicago."
"A Model Dress Shop with mannequins posing upon revolving stages and curtains which open and close automatically
11. "A Model Dress Shop with mannequins posing upon revolving stages and curtains which open and close automatically is one of a series of model shops displayed in miniature at the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the Chicago World's Fair."
"A night view of the Hall of Science."
12. "A night view of the Hall of Science."

"A view from the Hall of Science toward Lake Michigan"
13. "A view from the Hall of Science toward Lake Michigan"
"Alice in Lightland aided by the magician 'Electricity' presents an unusual display of artistic effects
14. "Alice in Lightland aided by the magician 'Electricity' presents an unusual display of artistic effects in the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the Chicago World's Fair."
"An Electric Eye Size Sorter which automatically sorts ball bearings correctly according to size is one
15. "An Electric Eye Size Sorter which automatically sorts ball bearings correctly according to size is one of the 'wonders' on display at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"Artistic lighting effects are used on this statue which is on display at the exhibit of the Electric
16. "Artistic lighting effects are used on this statue which is on display at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair." [The statue is large, white, and beautiful.]

"Dr. Henry Balfour, director of the Pitts River Museum of Oxford University and noted ethnologist, paid
17. "Dr. Henry Balfour, director of the Pitts River Museum of Oxford University and noted ethnologist, paid a visit to the World's Fair yesterday (Friday, August 31). He left Chicago last for Washington, D.C."
"Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving
18. "Electricity at Work in the model show window presents such features as indirect lighting, a revolving platform for mannequins and many other innovations at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
"From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity
19. "From the lounge, on the roof of General Electric's 'House of Magic,' the company's story of electricity in home and industry presents this impressive appearance."
"Here are presented the various methods of concealed and exposed wiring which are on display at the Electric
20. "Here are presented the various methods of concealed and exposed wiring which are on display at the Electric Light and Power Industry's exhibit on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair."
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