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

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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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