New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.)
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    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18383
    Description: Edward Tomas recounts some of his memories of the 1964-1965 World's Fair, including the week of vacation he and his wife took to visit the fair every day, losing his car in the parking lot, and steali ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18402
    Description: Edward Tomas recounts some of his memories of the 1964-1965 World's Fair, including the week of vacation he and his wife took to visit the fair every day, losing his car in the parking lot, and steali ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18374
    Description: Florence Shuster describes the exhaustion of walking all day and the foot massage machines that were available at the World's Fair.
    Date: 1964-1965
    Language: EN
    Type: Scanned Material
    Identifier: aql:25429
    Description: Jeanette Harrington, was an exhibit hostess for Western Electric at the 1964-65 New York World's Fair. Here, she is posing for a promotional photo with a Western Electric telephone.
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18362
    Description: Levent Cimkentli's parents were refugees in World War II and emigrated to the US in 1963, where they lived in Indiana briefly but moved to New York to find work in the immigrant community. His father' ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18431
    Description: Levent Cimkentli describes his family's strong connections to the World's Fair. They arrived in the U.S. in 1963, and his father's first job on American soil was as a janitor at the Ford exhibit. Thou ... More
    Authors: Martin Fleischer
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18468
    Description: Martin Fleischer was born in Brooklyn and moved to Queens around the time of the 1964-65 World's Fair. He describes his experience visiting the fair with his parents on Labor Day Sunday in 1965, menti ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18381
    Description: Mike Zito visited the 1964-1965 World's Fair at least twice. He talks about his favorite exhibits, including the New York Pavilion, the Bell Telephone exhibit, and the General Motors Pavilion. He talk ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18373
    Description: Swanson describes about how fifty years back, push button phones were still a novel technology that was intriguing to everyone. People would line up at exhibits at the 1964 World's Fair and make prete ... More
    Authors: Peter Swanson
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18439
    Description: Peter Swanson describes his favorite memories from the 1964 World’s Fair, which he attended several times. He mentions that his parents had attended the 1939 Fair and spoke fondly of the innovations o ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18423
    Description: Philip Sohn has a vivid memory of the 1964 World's Fair. He attended a baseball game at the Polo Grounds and went to the Fair after the game. The highlights for him included the Unisphere, the Sinclai ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18421
    Description: Philip Sohn visited the 1964 World's Fair as a young boy with his family. He describes some of his favorite exhibits and pavilions as well as some of the food that he and his family ate during their v ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18415
    Description: Mr. Shearman was hired by IBM in 1963 and invited to work at the IBM pavilion during the Fair. He was originally reluctant to do so but decided it was a good opportunity. IBM paid for new suits from C ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18363
    Description: Robert "Bob" Shearman worked for IBM at the 1964-1965 World's Fair. He talks about his experience working for the company and the small perks that they offered to everyone who worked at the Fair. He d ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18365
    Description: Rose Ann Sohn visited the 1964 World's Fair twice. She specifically recalls the Pieta, which she describes as awe inspiring.