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1939 New York World's Fair poster

Accession 2004.236

Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library


PO Box 3630
Wilmington, Delaware, 19807
302-658-2400
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Descriptive Summary

Title: 1939 New York World's Fair next hit poster
Dates: 1939
Accession Number: 2004.236
Creator: Smith, Bob
Extent: 1 image
Physical Description: 1 print (poster) : color ; 30 x 20 in.
Location: Drawer AA-6
Language of Material: English
Repository: Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Abstract: previous hitWorld's Fairs next hit or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The New York previous hitWorld's Fair next hit 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 previous hitWorld's Fair next hit.
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This item is available for research.

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Historical Note

previous hitWorld's Fairs next hit 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.

The New York previous hitWorld's Fair next hit took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. Nearly 45 million people visited the New York previous hitWorld's Fair next hit. The theme was "The previous hitWorld of Tomorrow." Notable structures of this fair next hit was the 18-story Perisphere and the 700-foot Trylon obelisk.

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Scope and Content

This item is a poster advertising the 1939 New York previous hitWorld's Fair next hit. The image shows a woman with camera and the Trylon and Perisphere in the background. There is an American flag on the left. The poster is titled "For your summer vacation previous hitWorld's Fair next hit New York" and the caption at bottom reads "Travel America .... See the World at the previous hitWorld's Fair next hit in New York."

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Access Points

Exhibitions--Posters.
New York previous hitWorld's Fair (1939-1940)--Posters.
Posters.
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