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Date: November 23, 1936
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:23843
Description: Portraits - Grover A. Whalen - President of the New York World's Fair 1939, Inc.
Date: 1987
Language: eng
Type: Books
Identifier: aql:2635
Description: Reprint of a murder mystery set at the 1939 New York World's Fair originally published in 1938 under the pen-name Freeman Dana. Since the Fair was not yet open, Taylor had to construct the world of th ... More
Date: 1940
Language: eng
Type: menus
Identifier: aql:2731
Description: Provides information on Hotel Astor's dinner to celebrate the 2600th anniversary of the founding of Japan held on June 28, 1940. Includes a list of special guests, entertainment, menu items, and a pro ... More
Authors: Fox, Sam
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2372
Description: James Fraser's statue of George Washington in the Theme Center of the 1939 New York World's Fair. The New York City Building is visible in the distance.
Authors: Fox, Sam
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2384
Description: View of the New York City Building in front of the Trylon and Perisphere at the 1939 New York World's Fair.
Authors: Fox, Sam
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2347
Description: The Trylon and Perisphere and the New York City Building at the 1939 New York World's Fair.
Date: circa 1939
Language: eng
Type: Books
Identifier: aql:2636
Description: Guide for single woman unfamiliar with urban life about how to navigate New York City and the 1939 New York World's Fair. Discusses inexpensive places to dine, lodge, and explore the city.
Full Text: Full Text
Date: 1939
Language: eng
Type: Books
Identifier: aql:2634
Description: Cookbook with recipes, drinks, and dishes corresponding to various American geographical regions and individual states.
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Date: 1939
Language: eng
Type: Books
Identifier: aql:2637
Description: Six prize winning poems selected by a jury staffed by Theodore Roosevelt and other members of the Academy of American Poets.
Full Text: Full Text
Date: circa 1939
Type: Playing cards
Identifier: aql:2462
Description: Bridge playing cards with case reading "Souvenir Views New York World's Fair". The face of the cards depict various World's Fair and New York City attractions; the backs feature an illustration of the ... More
Date: circa 1939
Type: souvenirs
Identifier: aql:5822
Description: Hand-etched and handpainted Trylon and Perisphere wooden set of dustpan and paddle. The paddle has silver text stating "New York World's Fair."
Date: circa 1939
Type: handkerchief boxes
Identifier: aql:5821
Description: Tanned leather handkerchief box featuring an image of the Trylon and Perisphere on the front. The box closes with a leather clasp and is lined with textured paper.
Authors: Dutch Treat Club
Date: 1938
Type: Books
Identifier: aql:2632
Description: Erotic illustrations, short humorous cartoons, and fictional stories about the 1939 New York World's Fair. The Dutch Treat Club was a gentlemen's only society of writers, illustrators, and performers ... More
Authors: Wenner, J.J.
Date: circa 1938
Type: Architectural models
Identifier: aql:5741
Description: Architectural scale model of Aymar Embury II's New York City Building for the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. Inscription on the side of the model indicates the creator "J.J. Wenner, modelmaker."
Date: 1935 - 1939
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:24028
Description: Portraits - Grover A. Whalen - President of the New York World's Fair 1939, Inc.