Locations discussed: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, NY
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    Authors: Martin Fleischer
    Date: Time Period: 2015
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18471
    Description: Martin Fleischer talks about the possibility of another fair coming to Flushing. He thinks it should happen.
    Date: Time Period: 1964; 1967
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18384
    Description: Beto Villa describes the way he experienced the World's Fair: by seeing Renny Ottila's show with ABC, which included interviews at the pavilions, and visiting the US World's Fair pavilion exhibits whe ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18415
    Description: Mr. Shearman was hired by IBM in 1963 and invited to work at the IBM pavilion during the Fair. He was originally reluctant to do so but decided it was a good opportunity. IBM paid for new suits from C ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18363
    Description: Robert "Bob" Shearman worked for IBM at the 1964-1965 World's Fair. He talks about his experience working for the company and the small perks that they offered to everyone who worked at the Fair. He d ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1964
    Subject: Exhibitions
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18392
    Description: Gary Savage describes his trek from the far reaches of Brooklyn to Queens for the World's Fair. He talks about watching people fall off the escalator headed toward the Hawaii Pavilion and the lifelong ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1964
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18432
    Description: Pat Baglivio shares her memories of visiting the "House of the Future" at the 1964 World's Fair, particularly the dome-shaped dry cleaning machine.
    Date: Time Period: 1964
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18425
    Description: Susan Bennett visited her father's family in Brooklyn every summer as a child and in 1964, when she was 8 years old, they came to the World's Fair. She recalls having her photo taken in front of the U ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1939-1940
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:29040
    Description: Elliot talks about the 1939 World’s Fair. He mentions visiting the Hall of Science, Disney, Ford and General Motors exhibits.
    Date: Time Period: 1939
    Subject: Exhibitions
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20595
    Description: Donald Hirschhorn recalls his excitement at attending the 1939 World's Fair as a child. The Fair, held in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, featured exhibits of many futuristic technologies. He describes ... More
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