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1893 World's Fair souvenir playing cards

 Collection
Identifier: 1977-216
Abstract: World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. Two copies of a deck of playing cards illustrated with color lithographic views of various buildings at the World's Columbian Exhibition.
Dates: circa 1893

1939 New York World's Fair ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-298
Abstract: The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. Nearly 45 million people visited the New York World's Fair. The theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This collections consists of four items from the New York World's Fair of 1939-1940: a set of poster stamps, a ticket book, an advertisement for Coca-Cola, and a Scot Tissue paper towel wrapper.
Dates: 1939-1940

1939 New York World's Fair postcard sets

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-251
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The collection consists of two sets of different postcards from the 1939 New York World's Fair. One set by Underwood & Underwood shows miscellaneous scenes at the fair, primarily buildings. The other set is comprised of photographs of the sculpture at the Fair, printed by the Meridien Gravure Co., Meridien, Connecticut.
Dates: 1939-1940

1939 New York World's Fair postcards

 Collection
Identifier: 1972-320
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The collection consists of postcards featuring exterior and aerial views of the New York World's Fair grounds.
Dates: 1939-1940

1939 New York World's Fair souvenirs

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-223
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This small collection consists of souvenir items from the 1939 New York World's Fair.
Dates: 1939; 1949

1964 New York World's Fair greeting cards

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Identifier: 2005-229
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This small collection consists of twelve greetings cards which are illustrated with color drawings (architects' renderings) of various buildings from the fair.
Dates: 1963

1964 New York World's Fair memorabilia

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Identifier: 2538
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture, and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York, from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace through Understanding." This small collection consists of eight items from the 1964 New York World's Fair.
Dates: 1965

1964 New York World's Fair paper place mat

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Identifier: 2004-232
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This item is an advertising place mat printed in two colors with drawings of scenes from the upcoming world's fair.
Dates: 1963

1964 New York World's Fair Pictures official flash card set

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-235
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." The cards are illustrated on one side with an artist's color illustration of the exterior of a pavilion or a sight at the New York World's Fair. The reverse side has text in three languages (English, French, Spanish) and information about the particular building or sight.
Dates: circa 1961-1963

1964 New York World's Fair postcards

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Identifier: 2003-218
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This small collection consists of four blank postcards showing scenes from the New York World's Fair in 1964-1965. The set is titled, "Official world's fair post cards by Dexter, West Nyack, N.Y."
Dates: 1964

1964 New York World's Fair poster

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Identifier: 2004-237
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This item is a poster advertising the 1964 New York World's Fair.
Dates: 1964

1964 New York World's Fair slides

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Identifier: 2005-202
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This is a small collection of slides showing various views of the 1964 New York World's Fair.
Dates: 1964

A Century of Progress panoramic lithograph

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Identifier: 1970-233
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park from May 27, 1933 to November 1, 1933. This item is a colorful printed panoramic overview of Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition fair grounds.
Dates: 1934

Centennial Exhibition buildings print

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-217
Abstract: The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. This print gives a general view of the grounds and buildings.
Dates: circa 1876

Centennial Exhibition photographs and ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-255
Abstract: The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundreth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. This collection contains Centennial Exhibition photographs, albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera
Dates: circa 1872-1877

Centennial Exhibition puzzle blocks

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-314
Abstract: The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. Five wooden "jigsaw" puzzles showing buildings at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, PA. Also five prints of the same views as the ones on the puzzle, and the original wooden box.
Dates: 1876

Centennial Exposition photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-122
Abstract: The Centennial Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. The collection consists of eight photographic prints with views of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition buildings and grounds.
Dates: 1876

Centennial scrapbook

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Identifier: 2016-297
Abstract: The Centennial Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. This item is an empty scrapbook with a decorative cover celebrating the Centennial Exhibition.
Dates: circa 1876

Century of Progress miniature photographs

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Identifier: 1993-258
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park from May 27, 1933 to November 1, 1933. This collection contains twenty-five miniature views show landmarks in the city of Chicago and fourteen exterior views of different buildings and amusements at the 1933 Century of Progress exhibition.
Dates: 1933-1934

Chicago Railroad Fair photographs and postcards

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Identifier: 1998-244
Abstract: The Chicago Railroad Fair was the last exposition that featured railroads as its theme. It marked the centennial of the arrival of railroads to Chicago and their role in westward expansion. The exposition was held in 1948 and 1949 in Chicago. This collection consists of souvenir postcards and miniature photographic views of the buildings and locomotives at the Fair.
Dates: 1948-1949

"Chicago" souvenir viewbook

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Identifier: 2004-245
Abstract: World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. Souvenir view book of Chicago, Illinois, including view of the World's Fair.
Dates: 1892

Domenico Mortellito papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2122
Abstract: Domenico Mortellito (1906-1994) was a designer, muralist, and sculptor noted for working in plastics and other synthetic materials. The majority of the materials in this small collection deal with the design and execution of the DuPont Pavilion at the second New York World's Fair in 1964-1965, including correspondence, studies, drawings, and photos of the take-apart model of the original design.
Dates: 1950-1979

Exposition Coloniale Internationale de Paris photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-290
Abstract: The Paris Colonial Exposition was a six month exhibit held outside of Paris, France in 1931 displaying the culture and resources of the colonial possessions of France. Opening May 6, 1931, the exhibition was visited by an estimated crowd of seven to nine million people. This collection includes twenty eight photographs of architectural renderings of buildings at the exposition, two photographs of models of buildings, six photographs of the actual buildings (some under construction), and one portrait photograph of M. Marcel Oliver (circa 1880s-1940s), an organizer of the event and former Governor-General of Madagascar. Each photograph is stamped on the back and has the name of the architect responsible.
Dates: 1931

Exposition Internationale, Paris viewbook

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-222
Abstract: Exposition Internationale of 1937, was held in Paris, France from 25 May to 25 November. The full title of the exhibition was, Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne, which translates to the International Exposition of Art and Technology in Modern Life. The viewbook contains ten postcards of views of the Exposition Internationale held in Paris in 1937. These show both aerial views and images of the exteriors of buildings
Dates: 1937

General views of the 1939 New York World's Fair official photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-246
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The collection consists of ten photographs of the New York World's Fair.
Dates: 1939

Louisiana Purchase Exposition postcards

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Identifier: 2004-219
Abstract: The Louisiana Purchase Exposition or the St. Louis World’s Fair of 1904 as it was popularly called, was put on to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase. Three postcards show buildings from the exposition.
Dates: 1904

Louisiana Purchase Exposition viewbook

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Identifier: 1997-219
Abstract: The Louisiana Purchase Exposition or the St. Louis World’s Fair of 1904 as it was popularly called, was put on to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase. Exhibitions covered achievements in the fine arts, science, technology, manufacturing, agriculture, government, and education. This souvenir viewbook shows buildings at the fair and is accordion folded and in color.
Dates: 1904

New York Crystal Palace for the Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations, lithograph

 Collection
Identifier: 1968-002
Abstract: E. C. Kellogg and Co. was a lithography firm in Hartford, Connecticut between 1851 and 1854. The item is a hand-colored lightograph of the New York Crystal Palace for the New York Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations.
Dates: circa 1853

New York World's Fair postcards

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Identifier: 2013-205
Abstract: The New York World’s Fair of 1939 was held in Flushing Meadows on Long Island between April 30, 1930 and October 31, 1939. This small collection consists of three official postcards of the 1939 New York World's Fair.
Dates: 1939

Pan-American Exposition and Niagara Falls letter

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Identifier: 2384
Abstract: The Pan-American Exposition was a World's Fair held in Buffalo, New York from May 1 to November 2, 1901. This collection is a letter from Katherine M. (Hunting) Fuller (1869-1958) to her daughter, Muriel H. Fuller (1892-1976), about the exposition and Niagara Falls.
Dates: 1901 August 16

Proposed DuPont Company Pavilion for the 1964 New York World's Fair presentation book

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Identifier: 2455
Abstract: Domenico Mortellito (1906-1994) was a muralist, sculptor, and designer noted for his work in plastics and other synthetic materials. He worked with E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company from 1945 to 1979. The 1964, the New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York, from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace through Understanding." This item is Mortellito's designer presentation book of the proposed DuPont Company pavilion for the 1964 New York World's Fair.
Dates: 1964

Samuel Francis Du Pont letter regarding Crystal Palace in New York

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Identifier: 0660
Abstract: Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865) was an Admiral in the United States Navy and fought in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War. He was the fourth child and second surviving son of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and his wife, Gabrielle Joséphine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837). The three page letter written to an unidentified colonel discusses the opening of the Crystal Palace in New York as part of the "Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations" World's Fair.
Dates: 1853 July 5

Samuel Francis Du Pont letter to T. Sedgwick

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Identifier: 0129
Abstract: Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865) was an Admiral in the United States Navy and fought in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War. He was the fourth child and second surviving son of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and his wife, Gabrielle Joséphine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837). The letter from du Pont to Theodore Sedwick (1811-1859) concerning administrative arrangements for an exhibit du Pont was superintendent at the World's Fair in New York.
Dates: 1853 November 18

St. Louis exposition in a nutshell, viewbook

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Identifier: 2003-219
Abstract: The Louisiana Purchase Exposition or the St. Louis World’s Fair of 1904 as it was popularly called, was put on to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase. A novelty souvenir viewbook, with forty-two small halftone views of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition accordion folded into an actual walnut shell, fastened with a ribbon.
Dates: 1904

World's Columbian Exposition lagoon area stereographs

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Identifier: 1993-264
Abstract: World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. These two stereographs show two different views of the lagoon area at the World's Columbian Exposition.
Dates: circa 1893

World's Columbian Exposition paper pop-up toy

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Identifier: 1992-235
Abstract: World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. The cover of the pop-up toy shows a bird's eye view of some buildings at the Exposition. The interior is composed of three facades.
Dates: 1893

World's Columbian Exposition pop-up books

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Identifier: 2005-274
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. This small collection consists of four "pop-up books" from the 1893 Columbian Exposition.
Dates: 1893

World's Fair and travel postcards

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Identifier: 2012-224
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. This small collection consists of nine postcards primarily of buildings and exhibits from World's Fairs.
Dates: 1933-1955

World's Fair ephemera

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Identifier: 2011-210
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. These fairs are open to the general public and can run for three weeks to six months. This is a small collection of ephemera from various World's Fairs.
Dates: 1933-1965

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