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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2287
    Description: In depth interview with World's Fair enthusiast and collector Bernard Rosenfeld, who attended the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair as a school child. He particularly enjoyed the St. Augustine's quote o ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2286
    Description: Radlauer recalls attending the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair as an eight year old from the Bronx. He discusses the Canadian Pavilion, Firestone's tire manufacturing demonstration, the nightly firewo ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2282
    Description: Jacob Persoff recalls attending the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair as a young man, including courting his wife, refusing to enter the Italian Pavilion because of the war in Europe, and being impresse ... More
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    Date: Time Period: 1972 - 2017
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:27410
    Description: Tony O'Reilly is an ambitious man who travelled around the world when he was younger. He ended up living in Queens, New York. Tony loves New York, because it's not dull. Even though he left his life i ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1960 - 2010
    Subject: Families | Occupations | Travel
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:22072
    Description: Vivian Warfield has two siblings and was born in Jamaica Hospital in 1945. Vivian studied music and the arts which helped her achieve a great level of skill with musical instruments. In this interview ... More
    Date: circa 1939
    Language: eng
    Type: Books
    Identifier: aql:2636
    Description: Guide for single woman unfamiliar with urban life about how to navigate New York City and the 1939 New York World's Fair. Discusses inexpensive places to dine, lodge, and explore the city.
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