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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:2272
    Description: Gertrude Glass discusses the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. He touches on the General Motor's Futurama exhibit, the foreign cuisines that were available, and how technological innovations featured a ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2264
    Description: Joint interview with Hans Conrad and Anna Goldsmith about their experience attending the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair conducted on July 30th, 1980. They discuss their favorite exhibits (General Mot ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2268
    Description: Interview conducted on August 20 with John Dennis, who was 23 years old during the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. He recalls his favorite pavilions, mementos that he obtained, being impressed by tel ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2283
    Description: Mr. Priester worked in the Amusement Area of the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair guessing how much people weighed. He recalls the exhibits of the European nations, participating in athletic events, an ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2267
    Description: Extensive interview with Brooklyn siblings Lillian Deakman, James Murray, and Dorothy Murray, who attended the 1939 New York World's Fair as teenagers. They recall their favorite pavilions, the variet ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2277
    Description: Interview with Marcia (last name unknown) who was eight years old when she attended the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. She recalls the long lines to see the Futurama exhibit; Heineken's on the Zuide ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2256
    Description: Interview with Rudolph Brennan on July 30th, 1980. He discusses his experiences as a Brooklyn Tech student visiting the General Motors Futurama exhibit at the 1939 New York World's Fair, as well as ot ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2262
    Description: Tricia Coglin recalls her childhood experiences visiting the 1939 New York World's Fair, including the General Motors Futurama Exhibit and Billy Rose's Aquacade. She remembers the lights being turned ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2276
    Description: Rose Kozani recalls trying out for the Billy Rose's Aquacade team when she was a Jamaica, Queens high school student, entering the 1939 World's Fairgrounds with friends through a hole in the back fenc ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2263
    Description: Ruth Cohen discusses her memories of the 1939 New York World's Fair including the sculptures, artwork ,and standing in line to see the Futurama exhibit. She briefly mentions economic hardship her fami ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2274
    Description: The Kaplans were awarded a Plymouth car at the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair as winners of a limerick contest. Daughter Marilyn recalls various food related pavilions, the cleanliness of the fairgro ... More
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    Authors: Williams, Van
    Date: 1964-1965
    Type: Lantern slides
    Identifier: aql:2090
    Description: Facade of General Motor's Futurama exhibit in the Transportation Area.
    Date: 1964-1965
    Type: lapel pins
    Identifier: aql:2439
    Description: Lapel pin from General Motors' Futurama exhibit with the caption "I Have Seen the Future."
    Authors: unknown
    Date: 1964
    Type: Photographs
    Identifier: aql:2760
    Description: Provided by the Publicity Department of the Fair, image depicts a miniature six-wheeled vehicle going over rough surfaces that is suppose to resemble the moon.