Amusement Area | New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)

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Date: 1940
Type: black-and-white prints (photographs)
Identifier: aql:1611
Description: Uniformed actors on horseback performing in tandem in "American Jubilee". The production featured theatrical reenactments of United States history.
Date: 1940
Type: black-and-white prints (photographs)
Identifier: aql:1613
Description: Actresses in costumes standing in a row in "American Jubilee," a production featuring historical themed vignettes and reenactments.
Date: 1940
Type: black-and-white prints (photographs)
Identifier: aql:1612
Description: Three costumed women in dresses in "American Jubilee", a production featuring historical vignettes and reenactments.
Authors: Gadaleta, Cosmo
Date: 1940
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2138
Description: Actors dressed like Continental Army Soldiers in the "American Jubilee" production that occurred during the 1940 season of the New York World's Fair.
Date: 1940
Type: black-and-white prints (photographs)
Identifier: aql:1614
Description: Perfomers in costumes riding bicycles in "American Jubilee", a production featuring various historical themed vignettes and reenactments.
Date: 1940
Type: black-and-white prints (photographs)
Identifier: aql:1328
Description: Performers dressed as Continental Army soldiers in "American Jubilee," a production featuring historical reenactments of American history.
Date: 1940
Type: black-and-white prints (photographs)
Identifier: aql:1329
Description: Actresses in 19th century costume performing in front of Barnum's Museum backdrop in the production of "American Jubilee".
Date: 1940
Type: black-and-white prints (photographs)
Identifier: aql:1327
Description: Scene featuring re-enactment of George Washington's inauguration and female flag twirlers.
Authors: unknown
Date: 1940
Type: photographic prints
Identifier: aql:1021
Description: Black and white photograph of visitors standing behind bars with sign "Do Not Feed the Animals." Hand written caption on back says "The World Fair NY August 16, 1940."
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1527
Description: Black and white view of the sculpture "Shot Putter" by Raoul Josset.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1438
Description: Black and white view of "Wings" sculpture (also known as "To the Morrow") by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney with the Ballantine Three Ring-Inn in the background.
Authors: unknown
Date: 1939
Type: photographic prints
Identifier: aql:1099
Description: Three boys near entrance of Dream of Venus Pavilion at the 1939 New York World's Fair. This photo is part of a collection acquired from the Jean Farley Levy and Julien Levy Estate (partial gift of Eri ... More
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1475
Description: Black and white panoramic view of the Amusement Area featuring the Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT) entrance and other exhibits.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1476
Description: Black and white panoramic view of the Amusement Area. Billy Rose's Aquacade is visible on the right.
Authors: Gadaleta, Cosmo
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2144
Description: View of the Amusement Area including Michael Todd's burlesque show "Streets of Paris", the Parachute Jump, and the windmill from Heineken's on the Zuider Zee.