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

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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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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:2287
Description: In depth interview with World's Fair enthusiast and collector Bernard Rosenfeld, who attended the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair as a school child. He particularly enjoyed the St. Augustine's quote o ... 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: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:2274
Description: The Kaplans were awarded a Plymouth car at the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair as winners of a limerick contest. Daughter Marilyn recalls various food related pavilions, the cleanliness of the fairgro ... More
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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2291
Description: Vera Thorn discusses her experiences as a nineteen year old commercial artist during the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. She briefly mentions how much society has changed since then and remarks negat ... More
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Date: Time Period: 1968 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19421
Description: Richard Post is a World's Fair historian and an ardent advocate for Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. He first visited the 1964-65 World's Fair at age 10, which he describes as the "perfect age" to be ins ... More
Date: Time Period: 1967 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19418
Description: Richard talks about the state of Flushing Meadows Park after the World's Fair. People stopped visiting it much because they were afraid of the new people who frequented the park, like the growing Hisp ... More
Date: Time Period: 1966 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19420
Description: Richard visited the fair when he was 10 and 11 years old. He remembers the positive techno future it represented and felt he was the perfect age to really appreciate the fair. He has spoken to others ... More
Date: Time Period: 1965 - 1965
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19417
Description: Richard Post stresses that the NY World's Fair had a huge influence on himself and his entire generation. Many people decided to take on a career related to a field - art, technology, etc. - which the ... More
Authors: Jean Moore
Date: November 1965
Type: Color photograph
Identifier: aql:24614
Description: Walt Disney at the 1964 - 1965 New York World's Fair. Disney did not have it’s own pavilion, but was involved in quite a few other pavilions at the fair. This photo is from the "It's A Small World"- a ... More
Authors: Jean Moore
Date: June 1965
Type: Color photograph
Identifier: aql:24664
Description: "The Rocket Thrower" sculpture by Donald De Lue for the 1964 - 1965 New York World's Fair.
Authors: Jean Moore
Date: June 1965
Type: Color photograph
Identifier: aql:24660
Description: Looking from inside the Philippines pavilion toward the Republic of China Pavilion at Filipino acrobats swinging on ropes from a tall poll, gondola lift can be seen in the sky. The 1964 - 1965 New Yor ... More
Authors: Jean Moore
Date: June 1965
Type: Color photograph
Identifier: aql:24600
Description: Looking from inside the Philippines pavilion toward the Republic of China Pavilion at Filipino acrobats swinging on ropes from a tall poll, gondola lift can be seen in the sky. The 1964 - 1965 New Yor ... More