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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2266
Description: Interview with Al Darren conducted on July 19th, 1980, recalling his experiences as a teenager sneaking in through the northeast corner to attend the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. Darren discusses ... More
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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: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:2255
Description: Bettum (first name unknown) discusses her impressions of the 1939 New York World's Fair as a young girl. Transcript from oral histories conducted under the direction of Warren Susman in conjunction wi ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2260
Description: Interview with Claire (last name unknown) who worked as a temporary stenographer at the Administration Building at the 1939 New York World's Fair. She recalls the Fair's murals and sculptures, the lon ... 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:2269
Description: George Ehrlich, a junior high school special education teacher in Brownsville, remembers bringing his class of 22 boys to the 1939 New York World's Fair. He recalls trying to keep his students safe an ... 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: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: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: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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