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1964 New York World's Fair ephemera
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1964 New York World's Fair ephemera

Accession 2005.265

Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library


PO Box 3630
Wilmington, Delaware, 19807
302-658-2400
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[Description and dates], Box/folder number, 1964 New York World's Fair ephemera (Accession 2005.265), Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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Descriptive Summary

Title: 1964 New York World's Fair next hit ephemera
Dates: 1964
Accession Number: 2005.265
Extent: 4.0 items
Physical Description: 4 items ; 12.5 x 11 in. or smaller.
Location: GL Box 1.
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 1964 New York previous hitWorld's Fair next hit 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 previous hitWorld's Fair next hit.
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Administrative Information


Access Restrictions

This collection is open 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 1964 New York previous hitWorld's Fair next hit 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 fair had more than 50 million visitors. The fair is remembered as emphasizing technology and space exploration and has often been described as "Space Age." Highlights of the fair was a twelve story, stainless-steel globe called the Unisphere, the New York State Pavillion which still remains today, the General Motors "Futurama II' exhibit showing superhighways and ultramodern architecture, RCA's color television and Ford's Mustang.

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Scope and Content

This small collection consists of four ephemera items from the 1964 New York previous hitWorld's Fair next hit. They include: 1) American Express "Handi-Facts on the New York previous hitWorld's Fair next hit" (brochure); Greyhound Bus Co., "How to see the New York previous hitWorld's Fair next hit..." (brochure); Official Guide New York previous hitWorld's Fair next hit; and issue of Sunday Today magazine from the Philadelphia Inquirer, April 12, 1964 on the New York previous hitWorld's Fair next hit.

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Access Points

New York previous hitWorld's Fair. (Data of meeeting of treaty signing--(1964-1965); )
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