New York World's Fair (1939—1940) :
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  • Parachute Jump
  • 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 Cone... View Full Record
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  • Robot man in Westinghouse Exhibit, World's Fair
  • Robot man in the Westinghouse Exhibit, New York World's Fair 1939-1940. Shows a man-shaped robot and presenter with a crowd below. Above the robot man and presenter the text reads "Tomorrow". The lower left of the picture text reads "Planned Elect... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.38
  • Cash register with Bus in Foreground at New York World's Fair, 1939—1940
  • National cash register at New York World's Fair 1939-1940 with tour bus in foreground. The display at the top of cash register reads "Attendance Today 61,240". The sign on the building reads "National Cash Register". The bus reads "Official Sights... View Full Record
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  • Robot Man and Woman on Wall at World's Fair
  • Robot man in the Westinghouse Exhibit, New York World's Fair 1939-1940. Shows a man-shaped robot and presenter. Above the robot man and presenter the text reads "Tomorrow" and there is a stylistic model of a woman on the wall wearing a crown like t... View Full Record
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  • Robot Man and Wall Figures, World's Fair
  • Robot man in the Westinghouse Exhibit, New York World's Fair 1939-1940. This image shows the right of the Robot Man. The presenter is next to him and you can see the beginnings of the crowd in the lower right corner. On the wall are four statues -... View Full Record
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  • Swift's Bacon Department
  • Swift's Bacon Department at the NY World's Fair 1939-1940. There is a type of assembly line shown in the photo of predominantly female workers cutting and processing bacon. In the back left a male employee speaks to one of the female employees. A... View Full Record
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  • Sarah (Jane) on Miniature Perisphere in Kodak Picture Garden
  • Sarah (Jane) sitting on a miniature perisphere in the Kodak Picture Garden. The tall object next to her is a miniature trylon - the Trylon and Perisphere were a big symbol of the World's Fair and were on much of the Fair's literature. The "skyline"... View Full Record
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  • 2009.1.261
  • Sarah (Jane) on Bench in Kodak Picture Garden
  • Sarah (Jane) is sitting on a metal bench by the Kodak Stand in the Kodak Picture Garden at the World's Fair. She is sitting in front of an outdoor scene, which may be a location somewhere in the World's Fair - there is a crown in front of the buildi... View Full Record
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  • Comic mirror
  • The stunted reflection in a Comic Mirror in the Kodak Picture Garden at the New York 1939 World's Fair. Elton can be seen on the left taking this picture. Just behind him is Sarah. The other people in the photo are unknown. The woman next to Sarah is... View Full Record
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  • DuPont Tower
  • The Dupont Chemistry Wonder World at the New York World's Fair (1931-1940). Several people are in the photo, all likely other tourists. From Official Guide Book of the New York World's Fair 1939, p. 181: "A Spectacular 105-foot tower, representin... View Full Record
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  • Wonder Bakery
  • Wonder Bakery at the New York World's Fair 1939-1940. The outside is patterned after their well known Wonder Bread packaging. There are chefs and characters from Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" in the window (Alice, the White Rabbit, Mad Hatt... View Full Record
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  • Soldiers passing Petroleum Building
  • Marching band going past the Petroleum Building at the New York World's Fair in 1939. In the upper left corner a radio tower is visible. There are flags to the right of the building. Elton wrote that the procession is of soldiers.... View Full Record
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  • Jane at Victoria Falls
  • Sarah Wade reads the walls at the end of the Victoria Falls Exhibit at the New York World's Fair in 1938. It includes general information on Victoria Falls, compares the Falls to Niagara Falls, shows a map of the Zambezi River as it approaches the F... View Full Record
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  • Model of Victoria Falls (1)
  • A "night" view of the model of Victoria Falls that was in the "Amusement" area of the 1938-1939 New York World's Fair. Trees and other plants can just barely be seen around the 25 foot falls of the replica.... View Full Record
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  • Model of Victoria Falls (2)
  • Another "night" view of the model of Victoria Falls that was in the "Amusement" area of the 1938-1939 New York World's Fair. Trees and other plants can just barely be seen around the 25 foot falls of the replica. The ceiling of the hall can be seen... View Full Record
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  • Model of Victoria Falls (3)
  • A third "night" view of the model of Victoria Falls that was in the "Amusement" area of the 1938-1939 New York World's Fair. Trees and other plants can just barely be seen around the 25 foot falls of the replica.... View Full Record
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  • Ford ramps
  • A view across the gardens at the New York World's Fair of the spiraling "Highway of tomorrow" that ran around the edges and over the roof of the Ford Exhibit. Race drivers steered cars around the track day and night for the crowds of visitors. Thre... View Full Record
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  • General Motors Building at the NY World's Fair
  • The General Motors building at the NY World's Fair. A diesel train engine sits in front of the building. Two directional signs read "Diesel Main Entrance to General Motors Building" one by the man in the foreground and another behind the group of p... View Full Record