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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.
Authors: John O'Reilly
Date: June 7, 2015
Subject: Portraits
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:19414
Description: John O'Reilly after his oral history interview at the Queens Museum, during the New York World's Fair anniversary celebrations.
Date: December 28, 1963
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22410
Description: This bird's-eye view, looking north from the Long Island Expressway, takes in the new extension of the Van Wyck Expressway, at the developing site of the 1964-65 World's Fair. The Fair's buildings, st ... 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: 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: Kam, Kaleena
Date: 1984-2017
Subject: Kam, Kaleena
Language: Cantonese Chinese
Type: Oral History
Identifier: aql:23324
Description: Date Recorded: June 21, 2017
Date: Time Period: 1968 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19421
Description: Richard Post is a World's Fair historian and an ardent advocate for Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. He first visited the 1964-65 World's Fair at age 10, which he describes as the "perfect age" to be ins ... More
Date: Time Period: 1967 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19418
Description: Richard talks about the state of Flushing Meadows Park after the World's Fair. People stopped visiting it much because they were afraid of the new people who frequented the park, like the growing Hisp ... More
Date: Time Period: 1966 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19420
Description: Richard visited the fair when he was 10 and 11 years old. He remembers the positive techno future it represented and felt he was the perfect age to really appreciate the fair. He has spoken to others ... More
Date: Time Period: 1965 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19417
Description: Richard Post stresses that the NY World's Fair had a huge influence on himself and his entire generation. Many people decided to take on a career related to a field - art, technology, etc. - which the ... More
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 2015
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20442
Description: James Wynne discusses technology at the World's Fair, including speech recognition at the IBM Pavilion, rockets at the New York Hall of Science and picture phones at the AT&T Pavilion.
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19314
Description: David Angus describes the rides at the 1964-1965 World's Fair, especially the Disney, Pepsi Cola, and General Motors exhibitions.
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19313
Description: David Angus was born in 1957 and visited the 1964-1965 several times as a child. In this interview, he describes his visits and his later engagement with the legacies of the Fair through art. He discu ... More