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1 edition of To and through New York World"s Fair found in the catalog.

To and through New York World"s Fair

To and through New York World"s Fair

where to go and what to see by Greyhound.

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Published by Greyhound Corp. in [Chicogo, Ill.?] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesNew York World"s Fair, Get a preview of the future amid the splendor of the New York World"s Fair
ContributionsGreyhound Corporation.
The Physical Object
Pagination[16] p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22979157M

March , book lovers will find a fascinating treasure trove at the Park Avenue Armory. Over American and international dealers will exhibit at The ABAA New York International Antiquarian Book Fair, and bring a vast selection of rare books, maps, manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts and ephemera.   Paul Gillespie Collection of New York World’s Fair Materials, PR A partial explanation for the under representation of African Americans in the collection might be found in accusations by the NAACP and other civil rights groups that the New York World’s Fair Corporation restricted job opportunities for African Americans.

  The famous theme of the New York World's Fair was "The World of Tomorrow.” One part of that world, another theme showcased throughout the fair, was “electrification”— the growing use. With a theme of “Peace Through Understanding,” the New York World’s Fair became the second world’s fair to be held in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

  Also at the New York World's Fair, General Motors showcased an underwater hotel as part of the company's Futurama ride, which took fairgoers through a model of the possible future. The –40 New York World's Fair, and those that followed, took a different approach, one less focused on technology and aimed more at cultural themes and social instance, the theme of the fair was "Building the World of Tomorrow"; at the –65 New York World's Fair, it was "Peace Through Understanding"; at the International and Universal Exposition in Montreal.


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