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

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Authors: David Angus
Date: June 7, 2015
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:19315
Description: David Angus after his oral history interview at the Queens Museum during the World's Fair anniversary celebration.
Authors: James Wynne
Date: June 7, 2015
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:20441
Description: James (Jim) Wynne following his oral history interview at the Queens Museum during the New York World's Fair anniversary celebration.
Authors: Jim Gast
Date: June 7, 2015
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:19354
Description: Jim Gast after his oral history interview at the Queens Museum, during the World's Fair anniversary celebration.
Date: 23595
Type: postcard; digital image
Identifier: aql:17980
Description: The Unisphere - New York World's Fair 1964 - 1965. [printed on back] Showing the beautiful Fountain of the Continents beneath it dramatizes the interrelations of the peoples of the World and their yar ... More
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: 2014
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18395
Description: New York Pavilion: Mr. Probert’s father was an engineer who did the controls for the elevators; His mother refused to ride the elevator because it was too high up. Description of the Hall of Magic: Sa ... More
Date: Time Period: 2014
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18416
Description: Matthew Probert describes his trip to the 1964 World’s Fair with his family. He talks about his favorite foods and rides, a couple of things he missed out on because he was too young to do them, and t ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000-2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18821
Description: Diego Lanes has been living in Jackson Heights for the past 20 years. He discusses his first time seeing Panorama fifteen years ago and compares it to seeing it in 2015.
Date: circa 1992
Language: eng
Type: cards (information artifacts)
Identifier: aql:2290
Description: Set of eleven paint chips (part of a contract submission by Morrison Knudsen) with Benjamin Moore colors used during the restoration of the Panorama of the City of New York in 1992. The tags identify ... More
Authors: Bilick, Phyllis
Date: 1990
Type: black-and-white prints (photographs)
Identifier: aql:2177
Description: Marc Miller of the Queens Museum looking through the window of one of the molded plastic tracked cars of the "helicopter ride" that originally circled the Panorama of the City of New York at the 1964- ... More
Date: 1988
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:5604
Description: Jeanette Varsik discusses her experience working for Greyhound and later the AMF Monorail at the 1964 World's Fair. As part of her duties she gave special tours and demonstrations of the James Bond ca ... More
Full Text: Full Text
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.
Full Text: Full Text
Date: 1988
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:5606
Description: Queens local Don Sweets discusses his memories of the New York World's Fairs of 1939-1940 and 1964-1965.
Full Text: Full Text
Date: 1988
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:5607
Description: Harold Blake, Robert Moses' Executive Assistant, recalls his experiences working under Moses in the 1960s during the formation and execution of the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair. Blake discusses ele ... More
Full Text: Full Text
Date: Time Period: 1980-2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18798
Description: A former resident of Soho now living in Illinois, Marianne Malone Fineberg is back in New York for a visit, and is seeing the Panorama for the first time. She speaks about how evocative the three-dime ... More