Query: World's fairs
Memories of the New York World's Fair
Creators:
Pezzano, Frank J., 1908-1983
Dates:
1939-1940
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0592
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The film, titled "Memories of the New York World's Fair" by filmmaker Frank J. Pezzano documents the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. Pezzano edited the film and included hand-drawn and typed intertitles identifying the various locations and activities he filmed.

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Daniel H. Meyerson World's Fair Collection
Creators:
Meyerson, Daniel H.
Dates:
1915-2000
undated
Size:
16 Cubic feet (43 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0745
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection primarily documents through press releases, news bulletins, guidebooks, souvenirs, maps, ephemera and related publications world's fairs occurring after 1960.

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Borden Company 1939 New York World's Fair Collection
Creators:
Borden Company
Dates:
1939
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1063
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Material relating to the Borden Company display at the 1939 New York World's Fair (New York, New York).

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Alice R. Hillis World's Fair Film
Creators:
Hillis, Alice Rogers
Dates:
1939
Size:
1 Motion picture film (350 feet, silent, color (Kodachrome), camera original reversal, 16mm )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0531
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of one reel of color film shot at the 1939 World's Fair in New York City, New York.

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American art today / New York World's Fair
Creators:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
[c1939]
Size:
29 Pages (24 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.newyorkw
Repository:
Archives of American Art

List of the works included in the American art today exhibit at the World's Fair. Paintings and sculptures listed separately. Archives copy is annotated in pencil.

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Santa Fe World's Fair exhibition records
Creators:
Santa Fe World's Fair (1939 : Santa Fe, N.M.)
Dates:
1939
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.santfe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A report by Sylvia Loomis on a day long exhibition parody in Santa Fe of the "World's Fairs" which were then concurrently running in New York and San Francisco; also includes clippings about the exhibit; and 22 photographs taken by Ernest Knee of works of art done by Santa Fe artists …

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Archives Center World Expositions Collection
Creators:
Norton, Robert H.
Cooper-Hewitt Museum
Kass, Marcia
Dates:
1873-2010
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0825
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An artificial collection of ephemera from World's Fairs, intended as a growing repository for such miscellany from multiple sources. The initial donation consists of a season ticket, a booklet of souvenir tickets, and one menu from the 1939 New York World's Fair. The 2010 addendum contains eleven graphic works relating to World's …

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New York World's Fair Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Dates:
1939-1940, undated
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0134
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection of material relating to the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair, held in Flushing Meadows in Queens, New York.

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Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair
Creators:
Orth, Edward J.
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization
Dates:
1835-2000, undated
Size:
130 Cubic feet (417 boxes, 25 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0560
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes material relating to other fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and The Walt Disney Company.

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Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Dates:
1876-1993
Size:
3.3 Cubic feet (11 boxes, 12 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1132
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents World's Fairs from 1876 to 1993.

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