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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2282
Description: Jacob Persoff recalls attending the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair as a young man, including courting his wife, refusing to enter the Italian Pavilion because of the war in Europe, and being impresse ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2262
Description: Tricia Coglin recalls her childhood experiences visiting the 1939 New York World's Fair, including the General Motors Futurama Exhibit and Billy Rose's Aquacade. She remembers the lights being turned ... More
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Authors: Jean Moore
Date: 1939 - 1940
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:24701
Description: The British, Italian, and Czechoslovakian pavilions at the 1939 New York World's Fair. The sudden annexation of Czechoslovakia by Germany left its pavilion in "The World of Tomorrow" unfinished. Patri ... More
Authors: Jean Moore
Date: 1939 - 1940
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:24648
Description: The Italian Pavilion at the 1939 World's Fair displayed a combination of classical Roman and modern Italian architecture in its design. A statue of the goddess Roma stood atop a 200 foot high pedestal ... More
Authors: unknown
Date: 1939
Type: photographic prints
Identifier: aql:1008
Description: Visitors walking around courtyard in International Zone with Italian and Polish Pavilions visible in background on June 17th, 1939.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1287
Description: Black and white view of crowds walking up Italian Pavilion via staircase.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1492
Description: Black and white view of visitor in the Government Zone with the Italian Pavilion and the Hall of Nations visible on the left.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:1576
Description: Black and white view of a garden pathway and pool in the Italian Pavilion courtyard.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:1577
Description: Black and white view of a garden pathway and pool in the Italian Pavilion courtyard.
Authors: Fox, Sam
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2296
Description: Visitors walking underneath the Italian Pavilion at the 1939 New York World's Fair.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1557
Description: Black and white view of the Italian Pavilion from a garden walkway.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1558
Description: Black and white view of the Italian Pavilion from a garden walkway.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1531
Description: Black and white view of visitors walking up the entrance staircase to the Italian Pavilion.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:1580
Description: Crowd under the Italian Pavilion. The pavilion featured a statue of the goddess Roma on a 200 foot high pedestal with a waterfall cascading down the steps.
Authors: Fox, Sam
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2350
Description: A waterfall cascades from a 200 foot pedestal with a sculpture of the goddess Roma on top.