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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: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: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: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: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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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2259
Description: An interview with Bernard Chessler on July 26th at 2:30 p.m. about his experience as a 10 year old at the 1939 New York World's Fair. He discusses his impression of food company exhibits such Wrigleys ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2280
Description: Interview with Ms. Mulvee (first name unidentified) who sold root beer at the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. She discusses her memories of the National Cash Register, General Motors' Futurama, and t ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2262
Description: Tricia Coglin recalls her childhood experiences visiting the 1939 New York World's Fair, including the General Motors Futurama Exhibit and Billy Rose's Aquacade. She remembers the lights being turned ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2284
Description: Queen discusses his experience working as a 19 year-old relief trumpeter at Billy Rose's Aquacade at the 1939 New York World's Fair. Transcript from oral histories conducted under the direction of War ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2263
Description: Ruth Cohen discusses her memories of the 1939 New York World's Fair including the sculptures, artwork ,and standing in line to see the Futurama exhibit. She briefly mentions economic hardship her fami ... 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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