New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)
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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: 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: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: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: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: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: 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:2257
    Description: Joint interview with Joseph Carter and Mildred Irrizary about the 1939 New York World's Fair. They recall Hitler's invasion of Poland dampening the Fair's optimistic atmosphere, the Aquacade show feat ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2289
    Description: Sitron was seventeen and had just arrived from Puerto Rico when he visited the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. He was impressed by the immensity of the fairgrounds, the variety of murals and sculptur ... 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: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:2281
    Description: Adjunct professor of photography Michael Pappas recalls attending the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair as a 16 year old high school student. He discusses the A.T.&T. Voder machine, the General Motors' ... More
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    Date: 1980
    Language: eng
    Type: transcripts
    Identifier: aql:2278
    Description: Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Michelson, who visited the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair as an engaged couple. They recall the modern home furnishings in the Town of Tomorrow, the replica oil rig built ... More
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