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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:2274
Description: The Kaplans were awarded a Plymouth car at the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair as winners of a limerick contest. Daughter Marilyn recalls various food related pavilions, the cleanliness of the fairgro ... More
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Authors: Williams, Van
Date: 1964-1965
Type: Lantern slides
Identifier: aql:2090
Description: Facade of General Motor's Futurama exhibit in the Transportation Area.
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19314
Description: David Angus describes the rides at the 1964-1965 World's Fair, especially the Disney, Pepsi Cola, and General Motors exhibitions.
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19313
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: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: 1964-1965
Type: lapel pins
Identifier: aql:2439
Description: Lapel pin from General Motors' Futurama exhibit with the caption "I Have Seen the Future."
Authors: Lorraine Passero
Date: July 1964
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:23274
Description: Take for a 1965 Oldsmobile commercial. Since the ad was in black and white, the actors wore black, white and gray.
Authors: unknown
Date: 1964
Type: Photographs
Identifier: aql:2760
Description: Provided by the Publicity Department of the Fair, image depicts a miniature six-wheeled vehicle going over rough surfaces that is suppose to resemble the moon.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1964
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1160
Description: Aerial view of General Motors Pavilion overlooking Grand Central Parkway.
Date: 1964
Language: eng
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:2751
Description: Front depicts the General Motors Pavilion with crowds walking the Fair grounds.
Date: 1964
Type: tumblers (drinking glasses)
Identifier: aql:5695
Description: Image of the General Motors Pavilion in white and blue on the glass.
Authors: unknown
Date: 1963
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1189
Description: Coffee truck in front of General Motors Pavilion construction site.
Authors: unknown
Date: 1940
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:26872
Description: 1939-40 NY World's Fair - Transportation Zone - General Motors - Futurama Exhibit being improved for the 1940 opening of the fair in the GM pavilion. Futurama was designed by Norman Bel Geddes and pre ... 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.