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    Date: 23595
    Type: postcard; digital image
    Identifier: aql:17980
    Description: The Unisphere - New York World's Fair 1964 - 1965. [printed on back] Showing the beautiful Fountain of the Continents beneath it dramatizes the interrelations of the peoples of the World and their yar ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2014
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18395
    Description: New York Pavilion: Mr. Probert’s father was an engineer who did the controls for the elevators; His mother refused to ride the elevator because it was too high up. Description of the Hall of Magic: Sa ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2014
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18416
    Description: Matthew Probert describes his trip to the 1964 World’s Fair with his family. He talks about his favorite foods and rides, a couple of things he missed out on because he was too young to do them, and t ... More
    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: 1988
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:5606
    Description: Queens local Don Sweets discusses his memories of the New York World's Fairs of 1939-1940 and 1964-1965.
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    Date: 1988
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:5607
    Description: Harold Blake, Robert Moses' Executive Assistant, recalls his experiences working under Moses in the 1960s during the formation and execution of the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair. Blake discusses ele ... 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: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2291
    Description: Vera Thorn discusses her experiences as a nineteen year old commercial artist during the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. She briefly mentions how much society has changed since then and remarks negat ... 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