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Authors: William J. Rugen
Date: October 27, 1940
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:15353
Description: Crowds pour into and out of the World's Fair station of the IND subway. The IND World's Fair Line, officially the World's Fair Railroad, was a branch of the Independent Subway System serving the 1939 ... More
Authors: William J. Rugen
Date: October 27, 1940
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:15236
Description: An exterior view of the Independent Subway's World's Fair station. The United States flag, the New York State flag, and one other fly at left. The mural on the wall of the building includes the words ... More
Authors: William J. Rugen
Date: 1938
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:15443
Description: Looking east at subway track construction on the IND's World's Fair line in Flushing. The IND World's Fair Line, officially the World's Fair Railroad, was a branch of the Independent Subway System ser ... More
Authors: William J. Rugen
Date: 1938
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:15179
Description: Looking east at subway track construction on the IND's World's Fair line in Flushing. The IND World's Fair Line, officially the World's Fair Railroad, was a branch of the Independent Subway System ser ... More
Date: Time Period: 1920 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20616
Description: Mary Kaiser moved to the Waldheim neighborhood to live with her father, aunt, and uncle after her mother's death in the 1920's. Her father was a conductor and later a supervisor for the MTA. Her uncle ... 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:20478
Description: According to Mr. Hourahan, the impact of the World's Fairs on Flushing included topographical changes consisting of man made lakes, Flushing Creek, and ash heaps. The perceptions that people came from ... 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
Authors: William J. Rugen
Date: September 11, 1938
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:15299
Description: Looking south at subway track construction on the IND's World's Fair line in Flushing. The IND World's Fair Line, officially the World's Fair Railroad, was a branch of the Independent Subway System se ... More
Authors: William J. Rugen
Date: September 11, 1938
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:15279
Description: The World's Fair branch of the IND subway at 69th Road is seen here under construction. The fair grounds, and the skeleton of the trylon and perisphere, are visible in the background at left, in this ... More
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