New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.)

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Date: 1988
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:5605
Description: Norman Perse discusses his experience visiting the 1939 World's Fair as a young boy and later working as a film projectionist for several exhibits at the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair.
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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: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:2276
Description: Rose Kozani recalls trying out for the Billy Rose's Aquacade team when she was a Jamaica, Queens high school student, entering the 1939 World's Fairgrounds with friends through a hole in the back fenc ... 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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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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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: 1939; 1964
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18376
Description: Mr. Kramberg talks about his experiences at the 1964 World's Fair, which he visited 15 times. He describes the enthusiasm and the feeling of the promise of tomorrow that he felt at the Fair and contin ... More
Date: Time Period: 1939; 1964
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18418
Description: Reon Swaim is a collector of 1939 World's Fair memorabilia, and he speaks about his family's experiences with the 1939 Fair as well as his own experiences with the 1964 World's Fair. He tells some sto ... More
Date: Time Period: 1939; 1964
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18391
Description: Mr. and Mrs. Schwartz talk about their experiences visiting the 1939 and the 1964 World's Fairs. Mr. Schwartz describes sneaking into the 1939 Fair with his brother, winning ice cream cones at the Gen ... More
Date: Time Period: 1900 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20533
Description: The New York World's Fairs in Flushing were actually not official World's Fairs. According to Mr. Hourahan, Robert Moses put on the 1939 New York World's Fair as a promotional event to raise money for ... More
Date: Time Period: 1900 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20603
Description: Richard Hourahan, collections manager of the Queens Historical Society, speaks from Kingsland Manor, the 18th century home of influential Flushing residents, the King family. Hourahan speaks about the ... More