New York World's Fair (1939—1940) :
Title:
Parachute Jump
Date:
10/24/1939
Description:
Parachute jump ride from the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair in Flushing, Queens, NY. Sign on building says "Parachute Jump", sign on building in lower left corner of picture says "Donuts". In 1941 the ride was moved to its current location in Coney Island. At the time the photo was taken, the ride was in Flushing at the World's Fair.

Place:
Flushing, Queens, NY
Event:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)
Photographer:
Wade, Elton H. L.
Object Name:
Negative, Sheet Film
Object ID:
2009.1.34
Other #:
690
Film Size:
3 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.
Copyright:
Franklin Township Public Library
Collection:
Elton H. L. Wade Photograph Collection
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