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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2273
Description: Queens resident Bessie Goldman lived near and played on the Corona Ash Dump as a child before it was converted into Flushing Meadows Park. She recalls chaperoning her sisters to 1939-1940 New York Wor ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2275
Description: Extensive interview with former director of the Brooklet Community Art Center Ken Kelner, who worked with the public during the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair giving free art lessons and lectures. Ke ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2293
Description: Wilson worked at the National Youth Administration during the 1939- 1940 New York World's Fair. She describes Con-Edison's City of Light exhibit, being at the fair when the Great Britain Pavilion was ... More
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Authors: Fox, Sam
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2313
Description: View of the Trylon and Perisphere from the Works Progress Administration Building. The New York City Building is partly visible in the background.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1388
Description: Black and white view of mural above Work Progress Administration Building entrance.
Authors: Gadaleta, Cosmo
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2161
Description: Facade of Works Progress Administration Building with large mural of laborers over the entrance.
Date: 1936
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:25377
Description: WPA Federal Theatre preforms Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, "The Pirates of Penzance."
Authors: Henry Granet
Date: 1935 - 1943
Type: Watercolor and graphite on paper
Identifier: aql:27920
Description: Block printed, glazed chintz of flowers and pheasants - From the first quarter of the 19th Century. Chintz was used for curtains and draperies. Sometimes three widths of the material were seamed toget ... More
Authors: William Sanders
Date: 1935 - 1943
Type: Watercolor and graphite on paper
Identifier: aql:27902
Description: Block printed cotton - Early 19th Century. This is a typical example of the material known as furniture calico, used for curtains, and draperies as well as for chair coverings. Each color was applied ... More
Authors: Mina Lowry
Date: 1935 - 1943
Type: Watercolor and graphite on paper
Identifier: aql:27921
Description: Block Printed Cotton Calico Early 19th Century - This is a typical example of the material known as furniture calico, used for curtains, and draperies as well as for chair coverings. Each color of the ... More
Authors: Mina Lowry
Date: 1935 - 1943
Type: Watercolor and graphite on paper
Identifier: aql:27934
Description: Block Printed Glazed Chintz - First Quarter of the 19th Century. Chintz was used for curtains and draperies. Sometimes three widths of the material were seamed together and then quilted for use as an ... More
Authors: Mina Lowry
Date: 1935 - 1943
Type: Watercolor and graphite on paper
Identifier: aql:27912
Description: Linen Printed in Blue from an Engraved Wood-block (with Peacock) - Early 19th Century. The whole piece of linen measures twenty-five inches, from selvage to selvage. It was spun and woven at home on t ... More
Authors: Mina Lowry
Date: 1935 - 1943
Type: Watercolor and graphite on paper
Identifier: aql:27904
Description: Linen in Monochrome of Blue from an Engraved Woodblock (with Peacock) - Early 19th Century. The design seems to be a Colonial version of the elaborate bird chintzes then imported from England. Waterco ... More
Authors: Lina Manetto
Date: 1935 - 1943
Type: Watercolor and graphite on paper
Identifier: aql:27909
Description: Block printed white muslin dress 1830 - Showing the trend away from the Empire period. Watercolor painted by Lina Maetto
Date: 1935 - 1943
Type: Watercolor and graphite on paper
Identifier: aql:27938
Description: Early 18th Century Blue and White Printed Linen - Printing by woodblock upon linen is an old art in Europe, antedating printing on paper. Linens printed in one or two shades of blue were very popular ... More