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Authors: J.M. Donovan
Date: August 22, 1940
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:27389
Description: 1939-40 NY World's Fair - Transportation Zone - General Motors Building. August 22, 1940.
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: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:2286
Description: Radlauer recalls attending the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair as an eight year old from the Bronx. He discusses the Canadian Pavilion, Firestone's tire manufacturing demonstration, the nightly firewo ... 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: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:2283
Description: Mr. Priester worked in the Amusement Area of the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair guessing how much people weighed. He recalls the exhibits of the European nations, participating in athletic events, an ... 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:2277
Description: Interview with Marcia (last name unknown) who was eight years old when she attended the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. She recalls the long lines to see the Futurama exhibit; Heineken's on the Zuide ... 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:2280
Description: Interview with Ms. Mulvee (first name unidentified) who sold root beer at the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. She discusses her memories of the National Cash Register, General Motors' Futurama, and t ... 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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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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