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Guide to an exhibition held on the occasion of the New York World"s Fair, 1939

Pierpont Morgan Library

Guide to an exhibition held on the occasion of the New York World"s Fair, 1939

May 16th through October 31st.

by Pierpont Morgan Library

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Published by The Library in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Pierpont Morgan Library -- Exhibitions.,
    • Rare books -- New York (State) -- New York -- Bibliography -- Exhibitions.,
    • Art -- New York (State) -- New York -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ881 .N66355 1939a Rosenwald Coll
      The Physical Object
      Pagination27 p. ;
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2946698M
      LC Control Number84186815

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      On verso, Copies 1 and 2: Gift, Fair, Sept. 27, Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio , Folder Copy scanned: 1. Get your hands on a customizable Worlds Fair postcard from Zazzle. Find a large selection of sizes and shapes for your postcard needs! Discover endless design options for any style, any budget, and any occasion. SHOP NOW Trylon & Perisphere - New York World's Fair P Postcard. $ 15% Off with code HAPPY4THJULY.

        On Ap , the New York World’s Fair opens in New York City. The opening ceremony, which featured speeches by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and New. The / New York World's Fair was a world's fair that held over pavilions, restaurants, for 80 nations (hosted by 37), 24 US states, and over 45 corporations to build exhibits or attractions at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York City. The immense fair covered acres ( ha) on half the park, with numerous pools or fountains, and an .


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Guide to an exhibition held on the occasion of the New York World"s Fair, 1939 by Pierpont Morgan Library Download PDF EPUB FB2

The –40 New York World's Fair was a world's fair held at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York, United was the second most expensive American world's fair of all time, exceeded only by St. Louis's Louisiana Purchase Exposition of Many countries around the world participated in it, and over 44 million people attended its exhibits in BIE-class: Universal exposition.

Official Guide Book New York World's Fair Paperback – January 1, Held at a 12 hundred acre farm in Flushing Meadows. Shown were goods desidned by Water Teague, N. Geddes and Raymond Loewy.

Sold at the fair were Teardrop cars, smoking robots, electric dishwashers and nylon stockings. This book will show the offering of Author: No Author. Guide to an exhibition held on the occasion of the New York World's Fair, [New York]: The Library, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Pierpont Morgan Library.

OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. Description: 27 pages. Masterpieces of Art: Exhibition at the New York World's FairOfficial Souvenir Guide and Picture Book Paperback – January 1, by Anon (Author), Illustrated (Illustrator) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $Author: Anon. The Golden Gate International Exposition (GGIE) ( and ), held at San Francisco's Treasure Island, was a World's Fair celebrating, among other things, the city's two newly built bridges. The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge opened in and the Golden Gate Bridge in The exposition opened from Februthrough Octoand from City: San Francisco.

Covering 1, acres, in Flushing Meadows, New York, the New York World’s Fair, like the legendary Phoenix rising from the ashes, was erected on what was an ash-dump. The theme, “Building the World of Tomorrow” echoed in virtually every corner of the Fair.

The World's Fair sat on the precipice of disaster. Sandwiched between the Great Depression and the U.S. entry into World War II, the timing was audacious — but the attractions were delightful.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park, the fourth largest park in New York City and the pride of northern Queens, has twice been the doorway to the future. Two world’s fairs have been held here, twenty-five years apart, both carefully guided by power broker Robert this episode, we highlight the story of the first fair, held in anda visionary festival of.

The –40 New York World's Fair, and those that followed, took a different approach, one less focused on technology and aimed more at cultural themes and social instance, the theme of the fair was "Building the World of Tomorrow"; at the –65 New York World's Fair, it was "Peace Through Understanding"; at the International and Universal.

This novel tells the story of Edgar Altshuler, a 9-year-old boy from the Bronx, and his adventures at the New York World’s Fair. On his first visit to the fair, Edgar is enthralled by industry's vision of the futuresafe, secure and prosperous cities, speedy and cheap transportation and modern invention to make life easier.

History of the World's Fair held in Flushing Meadows, Queens, the New York World's Fair of andbringing to the world the Trylon and Perisphere, hope for a rebound from depression, and the opening salvos of World War II. The New York World's Fair of andwas held in Flushing Meadows in the Borough of Queens.

The non-profit Fair corporation was formed in under the guidance of business and civic leaders, and financed through federal, state, municipal and private funds. The World's Columbian Exposition (the official shortened name for the World's Fair: Columbian Exposition, also known as the Chicago World's Fair and Chicago Columbian Exposition) was a world's fair held in Chicago in to celebrate the th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the New World in The centerpiece of the Fair, held in Jackson Park, was a.

Other articles where Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations is discussed: world's fair: The Great Exhibition and its legacy: the golden age of fairs: The Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations, more commonly known as the New York Crystal Palace Exhibition, was held in –54 in an iron-and-glass structure in Bryant Park.

It showcased the same types of. Interests: The New York World's Fair, The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet, Mid-Century Design, Charles & Ray Eames, 8mm & 16mm Home Movies, E Pontiac (PMD) Report post Posted Septem The Futurama exhibition was subsequently presented as one of the New York World Fair's main attractions, as it was the "number-one hit show".

It captured the fancy of the public and critics alike, with journalists competing to find adequate words to convey Bel Geddes' "ingenuity", "daring", "showmanship" and "genius".

I was a guide for the NY Worlds Fair Corp. (not for Greyhound or any other concession), and I have loads of official memorabilia, but most important is an "Information Manual, New York World's Fair Incorporated" the size of a Manhattan telephone book. Illustrated catalogue of an exhibition held on the occasion of the New York World's fair,New York: May through October, [New York, Priv.

Print., ©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Pierpont Morgan Library. OCLC Number: Notes: With half-title. At head of title: The Pierpoint Morgan. 2 New York Worlds Fair Sphere Greyhound Bus Luggage Label Unused NOS.

$ 1 sold. World's Fair Expos. Films - New York San Francisco Chicago DVD - A7. $ Make Offer - Louis Sherry "FUN AT THE FAIR" discount coupon book. Vintage New York Worlds Fair Red Metal Serving/Beer Tray. $ - The NY world's fair of and alsohad some spectacular night lights, to create a magic world of tomorrow.

ALL gone too soon and replaced by the horrors of war. Images are restored by me. See more ideas about World of tomorrow, World's fair, World pins. Worlds Fair and Exposition Memorabilia.

Related Categories. Auction Alerts. The first world’s fair recognized by the Bureau of International Expositions was the Great Exhibition ofheld in and around a glass structure called the Crystal Palace in London’s Hyde Park.

Thirty-two countries participated in the almost six-month-long event. One of Flushing Meadows’ only holdovers from the Fair is the Queens Museum of Art, designed by Aymar Embury in and redesigned by Raphael Vinoly in ; originally called the New York City Building.

It contains one of the Fair’s most notable exhibits: The Panorama of New York, a scale model of the entire city showing the. The –40 New York World's Fair was a world's fair held at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York, United was the second most expensive American world's fair of all time, exceeded only by St.

Louis's Louisiana Purchase Exposition of Many countries around the world participated in it, and over 44 million people attended .