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World's Fair ephemera, 1933-1965
Creator: Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934: Chicago, Ill.); New York World's Fair (1939-1940); New York World's Fair (1964-1965)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2011.210
Extent:   22 images
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.
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...World's Fair ephemera...

...1934: Chicago, Ill. ) ; New York World's Fair (1939-1940) ;...

...New York World's Fair (1964-1965)...
1939 New York World's Fair souvenirs, 1939, 1949
Creator: Chicago Railroad Fair (1948-1949); New York World's Fair (1939-1940)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.223
Extent:   13 items
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.
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...1939 New York World's Fair souvenirs...

...Fair (1948-1949) ; New York World's Fair (1939-1940)...

...2 items (coins). World's Fairs or International Expositions...
1939 New York World's Fair ephemera, 1939-1940
Creator: New York World's Fair (1939-1940).
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2016.298
Extent:   4 items
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.
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...1939 New York World's Fair ephemera...

...Initiatives Department New York World's Fair (1939-1940)....

...1 advertisement. The New York World's Fair took place in...
1964 New York World's Fair poster, 1964
Creator: New York World's Fair (1964-1965)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2004.237
Extent:   1 image
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.
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...1964 New York World's Fair poster...

...Initiatives Department New York World's Fair (1964-1965)...

...poster) : color ; 42 x 28 in. World's Fairs or International...
1939 New York World's Fair "peep show" toy, 1939
Creator: New York World's Fair (1939-1940)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.276
Extent:   1 item
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 item is a fold-out lens-less paper "peep show" showing George Washington and colonial figures looking into a hole which, when item is unfolded, reveals a scene of "The World of Tomorrow" at the New York World's Fair of 1939.
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...1939 New York World's Fair "peep show" toy...

...Initiatives Department New York World's Fair (1939-1940)...

...Tomorrow" at the New York World's Fair of 1939. Copyright by...
1939 New York World's Fair officially licensed scrapbook, 1939
Creator: New York World's Fair (1939-1940); The Saalfield Publishing Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.227
Extent:   1 item
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 item is a paper-bound scrapbook with empty pages.
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...1939 New York World's Fair officially licensed scrapbook...

...Department New York World's Fair (1939-1940) ; The Saalfield...

...32 p. ) ; 10.75 x 15 in. World's Fairs or International...
1939 New York World's Fair AT&T telephone exhibit photographs, 1939
Creator: New York World's Fair (1939-1940)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.230
Extent:   8 photographic prints
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 eight photographs showing telephone operators at the long-distance telephone exhibit in the American Telephone & Telegraph Building (AT&T).
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...1939 New York World's Fair AT&T telephone exhibit...

...Initiatives Department New York World's Fair (1939-1940)...

...six months. The New York World's Fair took place in Flushing...
1964 New York World's Fair Pictures official flash card set, circa 1961-1963
Creator: New York World's Fair (1964-1965)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.235
Extent:   28 items
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.
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...1964 New York World's Fair Pictures official flash card set...

...Initiatives Department New York World's Fair (1964-1965)...

...1961-1963 New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Corporation....
1964 New York World's Fair greeting cards, 1963
Creator: Banner Publishing Company; New York World's Fair (1964-1965)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.229
Extent:   12 items
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.
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...1964 New York World's Fair greeting cards...

...Publishing Company ; New York World's Fair (1964-1965)...

...the Hall of Science; World's Fair panorama; fountains; the...
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago World's Fair tickets, 1893
Creator: American Bank Note Company; World's Columbian Exposition (1893: Chicago, Ill.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2010.223
Extent:   4 items
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 printed tickets to the World's Columbian Exposition, each bearing a different portrait: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Christopher Columbus, a Native American.
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...World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago World's Fair tickets...

...Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from...

...tickets) ; 2.25 x 4 in. World's Fairs or International...
Milton Bradley's Official World's Fair Game and Official World's Fair Jigsaw Puzzle, 1963-1964
Creator: Milton Bradley Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.206
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   The Milton Bradley Company is a creator and manufacturer of board games located in Springfield, Massachusetts. 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 two Milton Bradley products, the Official World's Fair Game and the Official World's Fair Jigsaw Puzzle.
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...Milton Bradley's Official World's Fair Game...

...and Official World's Fair Jigsaw Puzzle...

...Access Points New York World's Fair (1964-1965). Board...
1893 World's Fair souvenir playing cards, circa 1893
Creator: World's Columbian Exposition (1893: Chicago, Ill.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1977.216
Extent:   53 items
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.
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...1893 World's Fair souvenir playing cards...

...Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from...

...Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from...
World's Fair March Collection book of sheet music, 1892
Creator: Oliver Ditson Company; World's Columbian Exposition (1893: Chicago, Ill.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.225
Extent:   1 item
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 item is a book containing a collection of thirty-nine marching songs written as instrumentals for the piano.
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...World's Fair March Collection book of sheet music...

...Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from...

...composed for the Chicago World's Fair and published by the...
New York World's Fair postcards, 1939
Creator: Curtis, Jane Wright
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.205
Extent:   3 items
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.
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...New York World's Fair postcards...

...Greetings from New York World's Fair"...

...New York World's Fair, officially approved folder...
1964 New York World's Fair ephemera, 1964
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.265
Extent:   4.0 items
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 ephemera items from the 1964 New York World's Fair.
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...1964 New York World's Fair ephemera...

...to see the New York World's Fair..." (brochure); Official...

...Guide New York World's Fair; and issue of Sunday Today...
1939 New York World's Fair poster, 1939
Creator: Smith, Bob
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2004.236
Extent:   1 image
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 item is a poster advertising the 1939 New York World's Fair.
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...1939 New York World's Fair poster...

...visited the New York World's Fair. The theme was "The World...

...the 1939 New York World's Fair. The image shows a woman with...
1939 New York World's Fair postcards, 1939-1940
Creator: McRae, Wendell; Curt Teich & Co., Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1972.320
Extent:   27 items
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.
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...1939 New York World's Fair postcards...

...scenes outside of the World's Fair. One shows the entrance...

...Access Points New York World's Fair (1939-1940) New York...
1964 New York World's Fair postcards, 1964
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2003.218
Extent:   4 images
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."
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...1964 New York World's Fair postcards...

...set is titled, "Official world's fair post cards by Dexter,...

...Cola Company. New York World's Fair (1964-1965). Monorail...
1939 New York World's Fair postcard sets, 1939-1940
Creator: Meridien Gravure Co.; Underwood & Underwood.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1981.251
Extent:   41 images
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.
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...1939 New York World's Fair postcard sets...

...Access Points New York World's Fair (1939-1940) Exhibition...

...3.5 x 5.5 in. or smaller. World's Fairs or International...
1964 New York World's Fair slides, 1964
Creator: Maier, Richard
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.202
Extent:   11 slides
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.
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...1964 New York World's Fair slides...

...Access Points New York World's Fair (1964-1965) Exhibitions....

...11 slides : color ; 35 mm. World's Fairs or International...
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