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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2266
Description: Interview with Al Darren conducted on July 19th, 1980, recalling his experiences as a teenager sneaking in through the northeast corner to attend the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. Darren discusses ... More
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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:2273
Description: Queens resident Bessie Goldman lived near and played on the Corona Ash Dump as a child before it was converted into Flushing Meadows Park. She recalls chaperoning her sisters to 1939-1940 New York Wor ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2272
Description: Gertrude Glass discusses the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. He touches on the General Motor's Futurama exhibit, the foreign cuisines that were available, and how technological innovations featured a ... 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:2264
Description: Joint interview with Hans Conrad and Anna Goldsmith about their experience attending the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair conducted on July 30th, 1980. They discuss their favorite exhibits (General Mot ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2268
Description: Interview conducted on August 20 with John Dennis, who was 23 years old during the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. He recalls his favorite pavilions, mementos that he obtained, being impressed by tel ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2267
Description: Extensive interview with Brooklyn siblings Lillian Deakman, James Murray, and Dorothy Murray, who attended the 1939 New York World's Fair as teenagers. They recall their favorite pavilions, the variet ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2256
Description: Interview with Rudolph Brennan on July 30th, 1980. He discusses his experiences as a Brooklyn Tech student visiting the General Motors Futurama exhibit at the 1939 New York World's Fair, as well as ot ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2259
Description: An interview with Bernard Chessler on July 26th at 2:30 p.m. about his experience as a 10 year old at the 1939 New York World's Fair. He discusses his impression of food company exhibits such Wrigleys ... 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: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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