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Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19385
Description: David Angus was born in 1957 and visited the 1964-1965 several times as a child. In this interview, he describes his visits and his later engagement with the legacies of the Fair through art. He discu ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19356
Description: Jim Gast discusses the rides at the 1964-1965 World's Fair and how they depicted the modern space age, including space travel and the future.
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19415
Description: John O'Reilly describes the New York State Pavilion in depth, including the terrazzo floor depicting scenes of NY history, the controversy surrounding Andy Warhol's contributions, the long wait for th ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19413
Description: John O'Reilly grew up in Richmond Hill, and visited the World's Fair regularly. In 1965 he and his friends snuck in almost every day. They spent a lot of time at the different pavilions and food court ... More
Authors: Mark Harris
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18474
Description: Mark Harris discusses his general memories of eight visits to the 1964 World's Fair with his parents as a child. Memory of the cars in the Ford Pavilion, where he got to drive a car. He remembers the ... More
Authors: Mark Harris
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18473
Description: Mark Harris attended the 1964-1965 World's Fair eight times with his parents. He discusses his memories of the pavilions and food.
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18482
Description: Steve Molofsky grew up in the Flushing neighborhood, and visited the World's Fair on a class trip as a 12 year old. The class had fun with the ketchup and mustard packages that were being distributed ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18483
Description: Steve Molofsky grew up in the Flushing neighborhood. He visited the World's Fair a number of times, including on a class trip as a 12 year old. The color, design and futurism of the Fair made a lastin ... More
Authors: James Wynne
Date: Time Period: 1962 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20440
Description: Jim Wynne was born in Brooklyn and raised in Great Neck, NY. After graduating from Harvard University, he has worked as a physicist for IBM since 1969, first in Zurich, Switzerland and now in New York ... More
Date: Time Period: 1939 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:24860
Description: Arline Giller visited the 1939-1940 World's Fair with her Father, who was a tabulator of stocks and bonds at a newspaper. He had a Press Pass, and they attended the Fair every day.
Date: Time Period: 1920 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22298
Description: Benjamin Haber reads his short story entitled "A Stitch in Time" about his Uncle William and how he went missing, and searching for him. This was recorded at the Archives at Queens Library in a follow ... More