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

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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:2270
Description: Interview conducted on August 2nd, 1980 with married couple Beatrice and George Epstein, who recall their experience at the 1939 New York World's Fair. They touch on RCA's television exhibit, the nigh ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2261
Description: An extensive interview with landscape architect Gilmore Clark conducted on June 9th, 1980. Clark was a member of the 1939 New York World's Fair Board of Design and was also involved in bringing the Un ... 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:2278
Description: Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Michelson, who visited the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair as an engaged couple. They recall the modern home furnishings in the Town of Tomorrow, the replica oil rig built ... 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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Date: 1940
Type: Digital Photographs
Identifier: aql:1972
Description: Black and white view of the General Electric Pavilion's neon sign reflected on glass by photographer, folklorist, and filmmaker Luis Marquez, who was invited by the Mexican government to participate i ... More
Date: 1940
Type: Digital Photographs
Identifier: aql:2221
Description: Black and white view of man in traditional dress of the indigenous Huichol people of Mexico in front of the General Motors Pavilion. Photo by photographer, folklorist, and filmmaker Luis Marquez, who ... More
Date: 1940
Type: Digital Photographs
Identifier: aql:1978
Description: Black and white view of the Trylon and Perisphere through an oval window. The United States Steel Company pavilion is also visible in the background. Photo by photographer, folklorist, and filmmaker L ... More
Date: 1940
Type: Digital Photographs
Identifier: aql:1976
Description: Black and white view of woman in traditional Mexican dress standing between two lion sculptures at the entrance of the Great Britain Pavilion. Photo by photographer, folklorist, and filmmaker Luis Mar ... More
Date: 1939-1940
Type: Platters
Identifier: aql:5754
Description: Glass chip and dip serving platter with frosted glass designs of the Trylon and Perisphere in the center, along with other World's Fair pavilions including the Administration, Aviation, and Federal Bu ... More
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1559
Description: Black and white view of Joseph Reiner's sculpture "Speed". The A.T.&T. Building is visible behind.
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: Fox, Sam
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2326
Description: Multiple variations of Great Britain's flag next to the Great Britain Pavilion at the 1939 New York World's Fair.