New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.) | Amusement rides

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Authors: Bilick, Phyllis
Date: 1990
Type: black-and-white prints (photographs)
Identifier: aql:2177
Description: Marc Miller of the Queens Museum looking through the window of one of the molded plastic tracked cars of the "helicopter ride" that originally circled the Panorama of the City of New York at the 1964- ... More
Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2253
Description: Baugher (first name unknown) discusses his experiences as a young boy riding the Parachute Jump at the 1939 New York World's Fair, and touches on other World's Fair experiences. Transcript from oral h ... More
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Authors: Kean, Jerry
Date: 1964-1965
Type: Lantern slides
Identifier: aql:1984
Description: Color view of Donald De Lue's statue "The Rocket Thrower" with a glimpse of the Swiss Sky Ride in the left foreground.
Authors: Kean, Jerry
Date: 1964-1965
Type: Lantern slides
Identifier: aql:1209
Description: View of Unisphere from a distance with the Pool of Reflections and Swiss Sky Ride in the foreground.
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
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19385
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
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19356
Description: Jim Gast discusses the rides at the 1964-1965 World's Fair and how they depicted the modern space age, including space travel and the future.
Authors: Mark Harris
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18474
Description: Mark Harris discusses his general memories of eight visits to the 1964 World's Fair with his parents as a child. Memory of the cars in the Ford Pavilion, where he got to drive a car. He remembers the ... More
Authors: Mark Harris
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18473
Description: Mark Harris attended the 1964-1965 World's Fair eight times with his parents. He discusses his memories of the pavilions and food.
Date: 1964-1965
Type: Ashtrays
Identifier: aql:5660
Description: Set of 4 ashtrays in holder featuring scenes from the Unisphere and other pavilions such as Thailand, Spain, Ford, Kodak, and Bell System.
Date: 1964-1965
Type: ceramic tile
Identifier: aql:2502
Description: Souvenir ceramic tile with Unisphere design in the middle surrounded by other World's Fair attractions including the Tower of Light, AMF Monorail, Swiss Sky Ride, and United States Pavilion.
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18411
Description: Stephen Millet provides a detailed description of the New York Panorama, which he visited about 30 times during and after the 1964 World's Fair. He describes the helicopter ride, which allowed him to ... More
Date: 1964-1965
Type: dinner plates
Identifier: aql:2535
Description: White dinner plate featuring the Unisphere in green alongside other World's Fair attractions such as the Monorail, Heliport, and United States Pavilion.
Date: 1964-1965
Type: Ashtrays
Identifier: aql:2512
Description: Depicts the Unisphere and select scenes from the World's Fair including the Swiss Sky Ride, Spanish Pavilion, Electric Power and Light, and Pool of Industry.