New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.)
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    Authors: Martin Fleischer
    Date: Time Period: 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18471
    Description: Martin Fleischer talks about the possibility of another fair coming to Flushing. He thinks it should happen.
    Date: Time Period: 2000-2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18821
    Description: Diego Lanes has been living in Jackson Heights for the past 20 years. He discusses his first time seeing Panorama fifteen years ago and compares it to seeing it in 2015.
    Date: 1988
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:5604
    Description: Jeanette Varsik discusses her experience working for Greyhound and later the AMF Monorail at the 1964 World's Fair. As part of her duties she gave special tours and demonstrations of the James Bond ca ... More
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    Date: 1988
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:5605
    Description: Norman Perse discusses his experience visiting the 1939 World's Fair as a young boy and later working as a film projectionist for several exhibits at the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair.
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    Date: Time Period: 1980-2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18798
    Description: A former resident of Soho now living in Illinois, Marianne Malone Fineberg is back in New York for a visit, and is seeing the Panorama for the first time. She speaks about how evocative the three-dime ... More
    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2253
    Description: Baugher (first name unknown) discusses his experiences as a young boy riding the Parachute Jump at the 1939 New York World's Fair, and touches on other World's Fair experiences. Transcript from oral h ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2270
    Description: Interview conducted on August 2nd, 1980 with married couple Beatrice and George Epstein, who recall their experience at the 1939 New York World's Fair. They touch on RCA's television exhibit, the nigh ... More
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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:2261
    Description: An extensive interview with landscape architect Gilmore Clark conducted on June 9th, 1980. Clark was a member of the 1939 New York World's Fair Board of Design and was also involved in bringing the Un ... 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: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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    Date: Time Period: 1968 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19421
    Description: Richard Post is a World's Fair historian and an ardent advocate for Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. He first visited the 1964-65 World's Fair at age 10, which he describes as the "perfect age" to be ins ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1967 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19418
    Description: Richard talks about the state of Flushing Meadows Park after the World's Fair. People stopped visiting it much because they were afraid of the new people who frequented the park, like the growing Hisp ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1966 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19420
    Description: Richard visited the fair when he was 10 and 11 years old. He remembers the positive techno future it represented and felt he was the perfect age to really appreciate the fair. He has spoken to others ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1965 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:19417
    Description: Richard Post stresses that the NY World's Fair had a huge influence on himself and his entire generation. Many people decided to take on a career related to a field - art, technology, etc. - which the ... More