Greetings from New York
Title:
Greetings from New York
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Times Square called by many the center of the world, after dark becomes a dazzling fairyland of flashing brilliance and color. This is the heart of the "Great White Way" and the playground of the nation. On the left are the Paramount Building and Hotel Astor.


Center View of Fair Ground
Title:
Center View of Fair Ground
Linen PM 1940 Aug-17



The Trylon and Perisphere - New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
The Trylon and Perisphere - New York World's Fair 1939
New York New York (NY), Linen


Hall of Communications
Title:
Hall of Communications
Linen PM 1939 Aug-28



Greetings from New York World's Fair
Title:
Greetings from New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
New York's World's Fair Officially Licensed


Main Entrance to Operations Building
Title:
Main Entrance to Operations Building
Linen unused



Air Plane View of the Triborough and Hell Gate Bridges
Title:
Air Plane View of the Triborough and Hell Gate Bridges
New York New York (NY), Linen

Description:
Triborough Bridge which parallels the Hell Gate Bridge across the East River. This $43,000,000 bridge unites three of the boroughs of Greater New York, namely, Bronx, Queens and Manhattan.


Billy Rose's Aquacade
Title:
Billy Rose's Aquacade
Linen unused



Radio Corporation of America Exhibit Building
Title:
Radio Corporation of America Exhibit Building
Linen unused


Business Systems and Insurance Building - Rose Court
Title:
Business Systems and Insurance Building - Rose Court
Linen unused



Business Systems and Insurance Buildings
Title:
Business Systems and Insurance Buildings
Linen PM 1940 Aug-24


General Electric Building
Title:
General Electric Building
Linen PM 1939 Aug-14



Glass Center Building
Title:
Glass Center Building
Linen PM 1939 Aug-30


Florida Building
Title:
Florida Building
Linen unused



Night View of Lagoon of Nations - New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
Night View of Lagoon of Nations - New York World's Fair 1939
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1938 Aug-16

Description:
This spectacle to be produced nightly over Lagoon of Nations, will feature the play of super fountains and flames, synchronized with color effects and special music and sound. Fair authorities describe it as a Niagara plus a Vesuvius.


Corona Gate North
Title:
Corona Gate North
Linen unused



Cosmetics Building
Title:
Cosmetics Building
Linen unused


Aviation Building
Title:
Aviation Building
Linen unused



Hall of Metals
Title:
Hall of Metals
Linen unused


New York State Exhibit Building and Fountain Lake Amphitheatre
Title:
New York State Exhibit Building and Fountain Lake Amphitheatre
Linen unused



Medicine and Public Health, Science and Education Buildings
Title:
Medicine and Public Health, Science and Education Buildings
Linen PM 1939 Jun-14


Ceremonial Center of New York World's Fair of 1939
Title:
Ceremonial Center of New York World's Fair of 1939
Linen PM 1939 Jun-3

Description:
Keystone The "Plaza of Governments", where distinguished visitors to the New York World's Fair of 1939 are welcomed. Formal ceremonies and exercises are also held here.



The United States Steel Building - New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
The United States Steel Building - New York World's Fair 1939
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
A striking architectural feature of this 66-foot high stainless steel building is the use of the structural steel members on the exterior as a basic element of design. These members, weighing 350 tons and meeting 72 feet above the ground, painted blue, conceal lights which are directed against the polished dome at night. Visitors will see a dramatic presentation of the world of tomorrow which steel helped to build. Design was by Walter Dorwin Teague. Architects York and Sawyer.


Aviation Building
Title:
Aviation Building
Linen unused



The Star Pylon, New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
The Star Pylon, New York World's Fair 1939
Linen unused

Description:
The Star Pylon at Night New York World's Fair 1939 The star Pylon a great shaft of varnished wood reaching approximately 130 feet into the air, is located at the northern end of the Communications Building near the Long Island Railroad Station on the grounds of the New York World's Fair 1939. Its natural wood finish and its unusual size make it one of the most attention-compelling structures in the Fair. It is fitted with tube lighting behind shields and the light directed on the deeply-fluted varnished wood surface gives an unusual and pleasing illumination to the whole tower at night. The pylon is made of Douglas fir.


Trylon and Perisphere
Title:
Trylon and Perisphere
Linen unused



See The Car of Tomorrow at the Crosley Building - New York World's Fair
Title:
See The Car of Tomorrow at the Crosley Building - New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
AS SHOWN AT THE CROSLEY BUILDING AT THE N.Y. WORLD'S FAIR ALSO THE AMAZING FREEZORCOLD Shelvador Refrigerator Feather Touch Electric MAGNETUNE RADIOS SEE THE NEWEST OF THE NEW IN HOME APPLIANCES AT POPULAR PRICES CROSLEY Reado, facsimile radio printing - Crosley Camera, Press Jr. model - Gas and Electric Ranges - Electric and Gas Engine Washers - Electric Ironers - at Crosley Dealers everywhere. MY FEET ARE NO LONGER TIRED AFTER WHAT I'VE SEEN AT THE CROSLEY BUILDING


World's Fair Music Hall
Title:
World's Fair Music Hall
Linen unused

Description:
Demonstrating a new form in theatre construction, the Hall of Music uses the flowing lines of functional construction throughout. Two and a half thousand spectators daily fill its auditorium to hear and see many of the great musical presentations of our times.



Fountains in Front of the Consolidated Edison Building
Title:
Fountains in Front of the Consolidated Edison Building
New York New York (NY), Chrome unused

Description:
The entire facade of Consolidated Edison's building at the New York World's Fair is a 9,000 square foot sheet of water sent up 42 feet into the air by individual fountains--made even more beautiful by lighting and color. Inside is the spectacular diorama--"The City of Light."


Aviation Building
Title:
Aviation Building
Linen PM 1939 Aug-24



Radio Corporation of America Exhibit Building
Title:
Radio Corporation of America Exhibit Building
Linen PM 1939 Jun-30


Aviation Building
Title:
Aviation Building
Linen PM 1939 Jun-30



The Federal Building and the Hall of Nations
Title:
The Federal Building and the Hall of Nations
Linen unused


Elco Yacht at RCA Exhibit
Title:
Elco Yacht at RCA Exhibit
Linen unused



Courtyard Transportation Bldg.
Title:
Courtyard Transportation Bldg.
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
This exhibit hall contains the largest working miniature railroad ever constructed. World's Fair--New York


Marine Building
Title:
Marine Building
Linen unused



N.Y. State Amphitheatre
Title:
N.Y. State Amphitheatre
Linen unused


Administration Building
Title:
Administration Building
Linen unused



Night Display, Central Mall Fireworks
Title:
Night Display, Central Mall Fireworks
Linen unused


Music Auditorium
Title:
Music Auditorium
Linen unused



The Hall of Communications
Title:
The Hall of Communications
Linen unused


Night Scene - Theme Center
Title:
Night Scene - Theme Center
Linen



Theme Center - Trylon and Perisphere
Title:
Theme Center - Trylon and Perisphere
Linen unused


The Temple of Religion
Title:
The Temple of Religion
Linen unused



Firestone Factory and Exhibition Building - Typical American Farm
Title:
Firestone Factory and Exhibition Building - Typical American Farm
Linen


Fountain Lake Amphitheatre - Billy Rose's Aquacade on Stage
Title:
Fountain Lake Amphitheatre - Billy Rose's Aquacade on Stage
Linen unused



Heinz Dome
Title:
Heinz Dome
Linen unused


Japan Hall - Hall of Nations
Title:
Japan Hall - Hall of Nations
Linen

Description:
In the Japan Hall is the largest photo mural in the world. Covering one entire wall, it shows Mount Fuji in the light of the morning sun. Other murals in this room picture various industrial phases of Japan. The Japan Tourist Bureau maintains a booth here to service those who are planning to tour Japan.



Parachute Jump
Title:
Parachute Jump
Linen unused


The Mayflower House, A Century of Progress 1934
Title:
The Mayflower House, A Century of Progress 1934
New York New York (NY), Chrome unused

Description:
This is the ARMCO-FERRO Porcelain Enamel Frameless Steel House with its little guest cottage snuggling as cozy as can be, to take care of family overflow either temporary or permanent. The attractive porcelain enamel steel walls never need paint and are as easy to keep clean as a china dish. It's a great idea and the cost is very reasonable. This house is called "The Mayflower House" because it is decorated by Mayflower Wallpapers.



The World's Greatest Little People, New York World's Fair
Title:
The World's Greatest Little People, New York World's Fair
New York City New York (NY), White Border unused

Description:
Morris Gest has assembled at his little Miracle Town, World's Fair, New York, 65 of the greatest midget performers from the four corners of the earth, including a troupe of the world's outstanding aerialists, ballet dancers, magicians, comedians, and three orchestras. truly the world's greatest show of little people.


Section of Murola "Strength and Safety"
Title:
Section of Murola "Strength and Safety"
Linen unused

Description:
Which the noted painter Dean Cornwell executed for the Body by Fisher exhibit in the General Motors Building at the New York World's Fair. Here,in striking gold, silver and monochrome against a jet black background, is pictured the evolution of a Body by Fisher from the drawing board conception to its final completion on the assembly line.



Section of the Murals "Strength and Safety"
Title:
Section of the Murals "Strength and Safety"
New York City New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
This is a section of the murals "Strength and Safety" which the noted painter, Dean Cornwell, executed for the Body by Fisher exhibit at the General Motors Building at the New York World's Fair. Here, in striking gold, silver and monochrome against a jet back background, is pictured the evolution of a Body by Fisher from its drawing board conception to its final completion on the assembly line.


Food Exhibitors Building
Title:
Food Exhibitors Building
Linen unused



Maritime Building
Title:
Maritime Building
Linen PM 1939 Aug-22


Fair Administration Building
Title:
Fair Administration Building
Linen PM 1939 Apr-1



The Donut Casino
Title:
The Donut Casino
New York City New York (NY), Linen

Description:
The Donut Casino in the Health Building, 300 ft. from the Theme Center, on Constitution Mall. Also visit the Donut Palace in the Amusement Area near the Parachute Jump.


Giant Underwood Master Typewriter
Title:
Giant Underwood Master Typewriter
Linen unused



Giant Underwood Master Typewriter
Title:
Giant Underwood Master Typewriter
Linen PM 1940 Aug-19


The Car of Tomorrow - Crosley Building
Title:
The Car of Tomorrow - Crosley Building
Linen unused



Ex-Lax Exhibit, Hall of Pharmacy
Title:
Ex-Lax Exhibit, Hall of Pharmacy
Linen


Giant Underwood Master Typewriter
Title:
Giant Underwood Master Typewriter
Linen PM 1940 May-20



The Manhattan Shirt Co.
Title:
The Manhattan Shirt Co.
Linen unused


Heinz Dome
Title:
Heinz Dome
Linen unused



General Foods Arch No. 1
Title:
General Foods Arch No. 1
New York New York (NY), Chrome unused

Description:
New York World's Fair 1939 - This area could be called the starting point of the Fair since most people will come by subway and train and see this area first. Pictured left to right are American Express, General Foods Arch No. 1, Billy Graham Tower and the Federal Pavilion.


Sinclair Dinoland
Title:
Sinclair Dinoland
Chrome unused

Description:
New York World's Fair 1939 - Located in the Transportation Area one looks here toward the New York Pavilion.



Billy Rose's Aquacade
Title:
Billy Rose's Aquacade
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
The premier amusement attraction at the World's Fair in New York during the 1939 season - is delighting millions during the second season. More than 5,000,000 persons saw the show, notable for its splendid specimens of youth and beauty and its precision formation swimming.


A message from the Swift & Company Exhibit Building
Title:
A message from the Swift & Company Exhibit Building
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Visit the Swift Building at the New York World's Fair. Watch the smoking and packing of Swift's Premium Hams and Bacon. See the care used in making Swift's Premium Franfurts, the official World's Fair frankfurt.



Ford Motor Company Building
Title:
Ford Motor Company Building
Linen unused


Sweden House
Title:
Sweden House
Linen unused



The Business Systems and Insurance Buildings
Title:
The Business Systems and Insurance Buildings
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
New York World's Fair 1939 - Here will be housed the exhibits of banks, credit institutions, insurance companies and office equipment and supply firms. Located just south of the Theme Center, this structure covers an acre and a quarter of ground on Constitution Mall. Designed by Eric Guglr and Slee and Bryson. Tichnor Quality Views


The Federal Building and the Hall of Nations
Title:
The Federal Building and the Hall of Nations
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
New York World's Fair, 1939 - The imposing Federal Building dominated by the 150-foot Towers of Legislature and Judiciary, is the main structure of this group. Below it and on either side of the Court of Peace, are the eight buildings comprising the Hall of Nations where foreign countries will present official exhibits, apart from their individual buildings. Edward J. Flynn, U.S. Commissioner General. Howard L. Cheney, Architect.



The Court of States
Title:
The Court of States
Linen unused


American Telephone and Telegraph Company Exhibit Building
Title:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company Exhibit Building
Linen unused



The Transparent Car
Title:
The Transparent Car
Linen unused


The Equitable Life Assurance Society's Garden of Security at the New York World's Fair
Title:
The Equitable Life Assurance Society's Garden of Security at the New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Divided Back unused

Description:
The beautiful Garden of Security represents the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States at the New York World's Fair. It is designed as a pleasant meeting place and message center for policyholders and their friends at the Fair, and for use as an amphitheater where special programs are presented daily.



Heinz Dome
Title:
Heinz Dome
Linen unused


Contemporary Arts Building
Title:
Contemporary Arts Building
Linen unused



A Section of the Lagoon of Nations Showing British Pavilion in Background
Title:
A Section of the Lagoon of Nations Showing British Pavilion in Background
New York New York (NY), Real Photo

Description:
NY Worlds Fair 1939


Italian Building
Title:
Italian Building
Real Photo unused



Foreign Exhibit Building and Lagoon of Nations
Title:
Foreign Exhibit Building and Lagoon of Nations
Real Photo unused


Netherlands Building at Night
Title:
Netherlands Building at Night
Real Photo unused



Polish Building and Tower
Title:
Polish Building and Tower
Real Photo unused


Constitution Mall - New York World's Fair
Title:
Constitution Mall - New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused

Description:
View of Constitution Mall looking towards statue of George Washingtonand Trylon and Perisphere



Italian Building at Night
Title:
Italian Building at Night
Real Photo unused


Fountains in Lagoon of Nations
Title:
Fountains in Lagoon of Nations
Real Photo unused



USSR Exhibit Bldge - NYWF
Title:
USSR Exhibit Bldge - NYWF
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused


Ford Motors Building at Night, New York World's Fair
Title:
Ford Motors Building at Night, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused



Mural on Foods Building - New York Worlds Fair
Title:
Mural on Foods Building - New York Worlds Fair
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused


Luna Park - New York World's Fair
Title:
Luna Park - New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused



Spearmint Tooth Paste W.W. Wrigley
Title:
Spearmint Tooth Paste W.W. Wrigley
White Border unused

Description:
Distributed at Wrigley Pharmaceutical Co. Exhibit-Hall of Pharmacy, N.Y. World's Fair. Tube for 10ยข Spearmint Tooth Paste W.W. Wrigley.


Netherlands Building at Night
Title:
Netherlands Building at Night
Real Photo unused



Trylon and Perisphere
Title:
Trylon and Perisphere
New York New York (NY), Chrome unused


Constitution Mall showing the "Four Freedoms"
Title:
Constitution Mall showing the "Four Freedoms"
Real Photo unused



British Pavilion from Terrace of Belgium Pavilion
Title:
British Pavilion from Terrace of Belgium Pavilion
Real Photo unused


Statue of George Washington, New York World's Fair
Title:
Statue of George Washington, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused

Description:
By James Earle Fraser in Washington Square.



Administration Building
Title:
Administration Building
Real Photo PM 1939 Sep-09


Billy Rose's Aquacade in Fountain Lake Amphitheatre
Title:
Billy Rose's Aquacade in Fountain Lake Amphitheatre
Real Photo unused



U.S.S.R. Exhibit Building - New york World's Fair
Title:
U.S.S.R. Exhibit Building - New york World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused


Italian Building at Night
Title:
Italian Building at Night
Real Photo unused



Polish Building and Tower, New York World's Fair
Title:
Polish Building and Tower, New York World's Fair
Real Photo unused


Russian Pavilion from Lagoon of Nations
Title:
Russian Pavilion from Lagoon of Nations
Real Photo unused



British Pavilion from Terrace of Belgium Pavilion
Title:
British Pavilion from Terrace of Belgium Pavilion
Real Photo unused


Italian Pavilion
Title:
Italian Pavilion
Real Photo PM 1939 Jul-11



"Builders of the Future" New York World's Fair
Title:
"Builders of the Future" New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused


Lagoon of Nations - Night Scene
Title:
Lagoon of Nations - Night Scene
Real Photo unused



Ford Exhibit
Title:
Ford Exhibit
Real Photo unused


Netherlands Building at Night
Title:
Netherlands Building at Night
Real Photo unused



One of Many Colorful Entrances to the New York Worlds Fair
Title:
One of Many Colorful Entrances to the New York Worlds Fair
Real Photo unused


British Pavilion on Lagoon of Nations
Title:
British Pavilion on Lagoon of Nations
Real Photo unused



Foreign Exhibit Building and Lagoon of Nations
Title:
Foreign Exhibit Building and Lagoon of Nations
Real Photo unused


Foreign Exhibit Building, Lagoon of Nations
Title:
Foreign Exhibit Building, Lagoon of Nations
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused



Communications Building
Title:
Communications Building
Real Photo unused


Entrance to American Telephone & Telegraph Building
Title:
Entrance to American Telephone & Telegraph Building
Real Photo unused



Schaefer Center at Night
Title:
Schaefer Center at Night
Real Photo unused


Japanese Building
Title:
Japanese Building
Real Photo unused



Trylon and Perisphere
Title:
Trylon and Perisphere
Linen unused


Westinghouse Building
Title:
Westinghouse Building
Linen unused



The Central Mall
Title:
The Central Mall
Linen PM 1939 May-03


The Transparent Car - General Motors Building
Title:
The Transparent Car - General Motors Building
Chrome unused



Railroads Building, N.Y. World's Fair 1939
Title:
Railroads Building, N.Y. World's Fair 1939
Real Photo unused


New York World's Fair
Title:
New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused

Description:
View to the Russian Pavilion from the Lagoon of Nations.



New York World's Fair
Title:
New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused

Description:
Lagoon of Nations, Fountain Display with Hall of Nations and United States Government Building in background.


New York World's Fair
Title:
New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused

Description:
View of Constitution Mall looking towards statue of George Washington (by James L. Ferner) and Trylon and Perisphere (architects: Harrison and Foulhouse).



Ceylon Gem Store
Title:
Ceylon Gem Store
Linen


A.T. & T. Building
Title:
A.T. & T. Building
Linen PM 1940 May-16

Description:
Interborough News Co.



Site of World's Fair 1939
Title:
Site of World's Fair 1939
Linen PM 1938 Nov-17

Description:
Curt Teich & Co.


The Pavilion of the USSR, New York World's Fair
Title:
The Pavilion of the USSR, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen



General Electric Building
Title:
General Electric Building
Linen


Turkey Building, New York World's Fair
Title:
Turkey Building, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1940 Jul-8

Description:
Turkey is represented by a beautiful building styled to conform to Turkish traditions, but essentially modern. In the center is a patio with an illuminated fountain. A bazarre of objects, typical of Istanbul, is displayed in the exhibit. The library contains volumes that trace back 5,000 years of Turkish history. A restaurant serves native specialties. Quality Art & Novelty Co., Inc.



The United States Steel Building
Title:
The United States Steel Building
Linen PM 1938 Sep-24

Description:
Curt Teich & Co.


Home Office, Aetna Life Affiliated Companies
Title:
Home Office, Aetna Life Affiliated Companies
Hartford Connecticut (CT), Linen

Description:
Mailed from The Aetna Laboratory for Living, at the New York World's Fair. * The Laboratory for Living, sponsored by the Aetna Life Insurance Company and Affiliated Companies, is in the Business Systems and Insurance Building just across from the Perisphere (18 stories high) and Trylon (50 stories high)



Night VIew of Lagoon of Nations
Title:
Night VIew of Lagoon of Nations
Linen PM 1948

Description:
Curt Teich & Co.


The Daily Attendance Cash Register - New York World's Fair
Title:
The Daily Attendance Cash Register - New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
The World's largest cash register, more than 40-feet high, shows figures of daily attendance at the Fair. It revolves so that one can see it from any part of the surrounding area. Within the building, a cash register with all of its 7,857 parts is exhibited under glass. Designer W. D. Teague Grinnell Litho Corp.



Fountain Lake Amphitheatre, New York World's Fair
Title:
Fountain Lake Amphitheatre, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1939 Aug-3

Description:
With Billy Rose's Aquacade on stage. Curt Teich & Co.


The Trylon and Perisphere, New York World's Fair
Title:
The Trylon and Perisphere, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Key building of the New York World's Fair. The 200-foot Perisphere within which visitors view from a revolving platform suspended in mid-air a dramatization of the World of Tomorrow. Clusters of fountains screen the piers supporting the Sphere so that the great ball appears to be poised on jets of water. The 700 foot triangular Trylon at the left, a unique architectural form, serves as a Fair beacon.



New York City Building, New York World's Fair
Title:
New York City Building, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen unused


The Transportation Building, New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
The Transportation Building, New York World's Fair 1939
New York New York (NY), Linen

Description:
Trees, shrubs, flowers and flags lend a gay atmosphere to the splendid Transportation Building. The oval structure in the center will contain a focal exhibit on transportation presenting, by a series of activated displays, the story of transportation from the foot path to the rocket car. Unique pylons beside the oval structure, each bearing in large letters the word "Transportation" identify the building. The architect is James Gamble Rogers.



New York World's Fair
Title:
New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1940 Oct-28

Description:
The Administration Building is the nerve center of the Fair from which Mr. Whalen and his headquarters staff of more than 700 workers coordinate the many activities of the Fair. Mithrana, the sculpted figure in high relief on the outside of the rotunda, personifies the friendly welcome awaiting visitors to the Fair. Sculptor: Albert Stewart. Architects - Harvey Stevenson - Eastman Studds; J.A. Thompson - GA Holmes - EJ Williams, ES Husted - RA Kimball. Grinnell Litho Co.


Spiral Fountain, New York World's Fair
Title:
Spiral Fountain, New York World's Fair
Linen PM 1940 Aug-7



The Building of the Ford Motor Company
Title:
The Building of the Ford Motor Company
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Visitors to the Ford Exposition Building at the New York World's Fair 1939 will ride in Ford V-8 and Lincoln-Zephyr cars on "The Road of Tomorrow" - a half-mile elevated highway which encircles the building. Inside, the exhibits will show Ford institutional policies and demonstrate how quantity production of high quality goods has made possible more comfortable living for everyone. Walter Dorwin Teague designed the building and Albert Kahn, Inc., Detroit, are the architects and engineers.


The Goodrich Safety Arena
Title:
The Goodrich Safety Arena
Linen PM 1939 may-31



View of New York World's Fair
Title:
View of New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1940 Jun-25

Description:
Curt Teich & Co.


Amusement Area at Night - New York World's Fair
Title:
Amusement Area at Night - New York World's Fair
Linen PM 1939 Aug-23

Description:
The two hundred and eighty acre Amusement Area of the New York World's Fair extends for nearly a mile along the eastern shore of Fountain Lake. Its main thoroughfare is in the form of a loop. Here are found exciting and new facilities for entertainment.



Transportation Building - Rocket Port
Title:
Transportation Building - Rocket Port
Linen

Description:
Climaxing a six-minute dramatic protrayal of the history of transportation, this gun will utilize a compressed air system to project a rocket ship across interplanetary space in a manner that is vividly realistic. This 'Focal Exhibit' is housed in the Chrysler Motors Building. Grinnell Litho Co.


Maison Coty Charm Center World's Fair 1940
Title:
Maison Coty Charm Center World's Fair 1940
New York New York (NY), Chrome unused

Description:
Charm Center of the World's Fair in New York - Situated at Long Island Plaza. Home of all that enhances feminine beauty and glamour. The "Magic Fountain" surrounded by an arcade of framed perfumes - Coty "Air Spun" Face Powder and the "Sub Deb" Lipstick in the making - the Beauty Theatre - all bespeak a World of Feminine Charm.



Scenic... Historical... Recreational... Tennessee
Title:
Scenic... Historical... Recreational... Tennessee
Tennessee (TN), Chrome unused

Description:
Eastern America's most beautiful state. Mile-high mountains, streams, lakes, parks, battlefields, historic shrines, perfect highways, every outdoor sport. The playground nature made for you.


Horticultural Building
Title:
Horticultural Building
Linen



Amusement Area at Night
Title:
Amusement Area at Night
Linen PM 1940 Jun-22


New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
New York World's Fair 1939
Linen PM 1948 Feb-12

Description:
The "Supreme Spectacle" of Fire and Water. New York World's Fair Officially Licensed. This scene catches the spectacle at the moment when fountain jets and towers of flame rise 150 feet above the League of Nations. Seemingly the water and fire have a common source. The display will consist of water, fire, smoke, and music colored lights and fireworks, synchronized into a pageant of beauty.



General Motors Futurama
Title:
General Motors Futurama
Linen PM 1940 Aug-27


Constitution Mall showing The Four Freedoms
Title:
Constitution Mall showing The Four Freedoms
Real Photo unused



The Beech-Nut Building
Title:
The Beech-Nut Building
Real Photo unused


Morris Gest's Little Miracle Town
Title:
Morris Gest's Little Miracle Town
White Border unused



Trylon and Perisphere
Title:
Trylon and Perisphere
Linen unused


Belgium Pavilion
Title:
Belgium Pavilion
Linen PM 1939 Oct-28



Ford Motor Company Building
Title:
Ford Motor Company Building
Linen PM 1940 Sep-11


Maison Coty
Title:
Maison Coty
Chrome



Manhattan Shirt Co. Exhibit
Title:
Manhattan Shirt Co. Exhibit
Chrome unused


The Westinghouse Building
Title:
The Westinghouse Building
Linen unused



The U.S. Steel Building
Title:
The U.S. Steel Building
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1939 Jan-4

Description:
The U.S. Steel Building appropriately has its steel framework outside the shell of the structure, which is a great hemisphere of gleaming stainless steel with an area of 28,000 square feet. Visitors who enter will see a dramatic presentation of the world of tomorrow which steel will help to build. Walter Dorwin Teague has designed both the building and the exhibit, and the architects are York and Sawyer.


Westinghouse Electric Building
Title:
Westinghouse Electric Building
Linen PM 1940 Oct-18



Amusement Area from Liberty Lake by Night
Title:
Amusement Area from Liberty Lake by Night
Linen


United States Steel Building, New York World's Fair, 1939
Title:
United States Steel Building, New York World's Fair, 1939
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
A striking architectural feature of this 66-foot high stainless steel building is the use of the structural steel members on the exterior as a basic element of design. These members weighing 350 tons and meeting 72 feet above the ground, painted blue, conceal lights which are directed against a polished dome at night Visitors will see a dramatic presentation of the world of tomorrow which steel helped to build. Design was by Walter Dorwin Teague. Architects York and Sawyer



Model Homes in the Town of Tomorrow
Title:
Model Homes in the Town of Tomorrow
Linen

Description:
Curt Teich & Co.


Dolly, The Only Live 2 Headed Cow in the World
Title:
Dolly, The Only Live 2 Headed Cow in the World
Real Photo unused

Description:
One Body -- Two Heads -- Three Horns -- Four Eyes "Dolly" The only Cow in the World with Two Heads or Three Horns, born April fourth, 1936 on the Blue Ribbon Dairy near San Diego, Calif. One of a pair of Twins, the two calves weighing 180 pounds at birth, the largest on record in the world. Her heads are Male on the left and Female on the right, Three Horns forming a perfect Triangle. She blinks her four eyes at the same time and breaths through her four Nostrils, her health has been perfect and she has been on exhibition since nine days of age, exhibited in 36 states of the Union and in the Dominion of Canada, shown at the State Fairs of Calif., Ill., Mo., Ind., Ky., Penn., N. J., Md., Fla., and Texas, also the World's Fair at San Diego and New York City. On her right side is pictured in the natural hair an outline of the map of North America, a dog, and two birds, while on the left is a camel, a lamb and other marking which the attendants will be glad to show you when you are visiting us. Exhibited by J. ELVIN THOMSON



View from Constitution Mall with Court of Peace and Federal Building
Title:
View from Constitution Mall with Court of Peace and Federal Building
Real Photo unused


Lagoon of Nations and French Pavilion
Title:
Lagoon of Nations and French Pavilion
Real Photo unused



Federal Government's Building and Hall of Nations South
Title:
Federal Government's Building and Hall of Nations South
Real Photo unused


View from Constitution Mall with Court of Peace and Federal Building
Title:
View from Constitution Mall with Court of Peace and Federal Building
Real Photo unused



Greetings from New York World's Fair
Title:
Greetings from New York World's Fair
Linen PM 1939 Jun-30


Music Building, New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
Music Building, New York World's Fair 1939
Queens New York (NY), Linen PM 1939 May-19

Description:
The Music Building is modern and functional in design; of fireproof construction and is equipped with the latest stage mechanisms and appliances. The auditorium is egg-shaped, without balconies or interior columns, and thus affords perfect vision. The square end of the building which rises to a height of 80 feet houses a magnificent stage from which many impressive musical presentations will be given.



New York Zoological Society Exhibit
Title:
New York Zoological Society Exhibit
Linen PM 1939 Jun-4


Horticultural Exhibit
Title:
Horticultural Exhibit
Linen PM 1939 May-17



Aerial View of Theme Center and Surrounding Area - New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
Aerial View of Theme Center and Surrounding Area - New York World's Fair 1939
Real Photo unused


View of the USSR Building - New York's World's Fair 1939
Title:
View of the USSR Building - New York's World's Fair 1939
Real Photo unused



Elgin Watch Building
Title:
Elgin Watch Building
Linen PM 1940 Aug-27


Heinz Dome
Title:
Heinz Dome
Linen PM 1940 Aug-12



Schlitz Palm Garden - New York World's Fair
Title:
Schlitz Palm Garden - New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Is situated on Rainbow Avenue near Constitution Mall. The Restaurant, cafeteria and beer garden has a seating capacity of 2,500 persons. Building designed by Lloyd Gartner Salesman's Sample


Elgin Watch Building
Title:
Elgin Watch Building
Linen unused

Description:
Salesman's Sample



Jackson & Perkins Rose Garden
Title:
Jackson & Perkins Rose Garden
Linen unused

Description:
Salesman's Sample


Italian Pavilion and Frascati Pizzetti Wine
Title:
Italian Pavilion and Frascati Pizzetti Wine
Linen unused

Description:
Salesman's Sample



The Trylon and Perisphere
Title:
The Trylon and Perisphere
Linen PM 1939 Sep-13


The British Pavilion, New York World's Fair
Title:
The British Pavilion, New York World's Fair
Linen PM 1939 Jul-3

Description:
Consisting of two buildings, this exhibit displays interesting articles connected with the history of Great Britain, including an original manuscript of the Magna Charta. The pavilion also contains an art gallery, a cinema, a restaurant, and other fascinating features. The colonial empire also receives considerable attention



The Ford Motor Company's Building, New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
The Ford Motor Company's Building, New York World's Fair 1939
Linen PM 1939 Jun-10

Description:
A half-mile elevated roadway, upon which visitors will ride in Ford cars around the exhibition building, out on a viaduct and up a spiralling incline, will feature the Ford Company exhibit at the World's Fair. Within the building Mr. Ford's idea - the growing interdependence of farm and factory - will find graphic expression in displays which will include sugar cane, soy beans and cotton among the featured subjects. Walter Darwin Teague is the designer of the exhibit, and the architect is Albert Kahn


Transportation Building - Rocket Port, New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
Transportation Building - Rocket Port, New York World's Fair 1939
Linen unused

Description:
Climaxing a six minute dramatic portrayal of the history of transportation, this gun will utilize a compressed air system to project a rocket ship across interplanetary space in a manner that is vividly realistic. This Focal Exhibit is housed in the Chrysler Motors Building designed by Raymond Loewy



World's Fair Music Hall, New York World's Fair, 1939
Title:
World's Fair Music Hall, New York World's Fair, 1939
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Demonstrating a new form in theatre construction, the Hall of Music uses the flowing lines of functional construction throughout. Two and a half thousand spectators daily fill its auditorium and see many of the great musical presentations of our times. Architects - Reinhard and Hofmeister


Belgium Exhibits Bldg
Title:
Belgium Exhibits Bldg
New York New York (NY), Real Photo PM 1939 Aug-27



Chapel of the Good Shepherd in the Vatican Pavilion
Title:
Chapel of the Good Shepherd in the Vatican Pavilion
Chrome unused

Description:
Designed by Kiff, Colean, Voss & Souder, Raymond P. Hughes, Luders & Associates


U.S.S.R. Exhibit Building
Title:
U.S.S.R. Exhibit Building
Real Photo unused

Description:
Series 5F-138



The United States Steel Building - New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
The United States Steel Building - New York World's Fair 1939
Linen unused

Description:
The U. S. Steel Building appropriately has its steel framework outside the shell of the structure, which is a great hemisphere of gleaming stainless steel with an area of 28,000 square feet. Visitors who enter will see a dramatic presentation of the world of tomorrow which steel will help to build. Walter Dorwin Teague has designed both the building and the exhibit, and the architects are York & Sawyer


Souvenir From Puerto Rico U.S.A. - Your $200,000,000 Market
Title:
Souvenir From Puerto Rico U.S.A. - Your $200,000,000 Market
Puerto Rico (PR), Linen unused

Description:
In the PUERTO RICO PAVILION at the New York World's Fair, alluring displays picture the commercial importance of this American stronghold of the Caribbean--an island filled with scenic beauty and charm, and possessing a climate unsurpassed the year around. Discover Puerto Rico U.S.A. --where the Americas meet



Aerial View of New York World's Fair
Title:
Aerial View of New York World's Fair
Real Photo PM 1940 Jul-28


The Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co. Building
Title:
The Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co. Building
New York New York (NY), White Border PM 1939 Jun-27



Horticultural Exhibit at the New York World's Fair, 1939
Title:
Horticultural Exhibit at the New York World's Fair, 1939
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Building and landscaping by William A. Delano. Covers five acres. Building resembles a tent; colors will be everywhere with seasonal flowers


Temple of Religion - New York World's Fair
Title:
Temple of Religion - New York World's Fair
Linen unused

Description:
Artist sketch. Erected by lay representatives of all faiths as a symbol of the individual's belief in God, irrespective of the form of that belief



The Perisphere
Title:
The Perisphere
Linen unused


Trylon and Perisphere
Title:
Trylon and Perisphere
Linen unused



General Electric Building
Title:
General Electric Building
Linen PM 1942

Description:
The exhibit building will feature three general sections, one devoted to product display, one having a "house of magic" auditorium, and Steinmetz Hall, in which 10 million volts of artificial lightning will be generated and discharged in spectacular fashion for Fair visitors. Harrison and Fouilhoux are the architects


New York Zoological Exhibit, New York World's Fair
Title:
New York Zoological Exhibit, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen

Description:
The exhibit building of the New York Zoological Society features a huge reproduction of the bathysphere, the steel-walled globe of tremendous pressure resistance, in which Dr. William Beebe has descended miles deep in the ocean to study its remarkable animal and vegetable life. "Pandora," the giant panda from China, only two of which are known to be in captivity, is shown. Also there are displays of live fishes and birds to show how lavish Nature is in coloring her creatures. Dioramas portray the site of New York as it was 25,000,000 years ago. The exhibit building was designed by Harold Sterner



Bridge of Tomorrow - New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
Bridge of Tomorrow - New York World's Fair 1939
Linen unused

Description:
Connecting the Administration Building with the main exhibit area of the Fair, the Bridge of Tomorrow creates a new architectural design by utilizing the smooth curves and flowing lines of nautical construction Architects: AJ Barzoghi & ML Radoslovich


Elgin Watch Building
Title:
Elgin Watch Building
Linen unused



Murals at the World's Fair of 1940, New York
Title:
Murals at the World's Fair of 1940, New York
Linen unused

Description:
"Story of Architecture" by Bouche', Saalburg & Henry Home Building Center


Murals of The World's Fair of 1940, New York - "The Genius of Progress" by John M Sitton
Title:
Murals of The World's Fair of 1940, New York - "The Genius of Progress" by John M Sitton
Linen unused



The Eqitable Life Assurance Society's Garden of Security at the New York World's Fair
Title:
The Eqitable Life Assurance Society's Garden of Security at the New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
This beautiful Garden of Security represents The Eqitable Life Assurance Society of the United States at the New York World's Fair. It is designed as a pleasant meeting place and message center for policyholders and their friends at the Fair, and for use as an amphitheatre where special programs are presented daily


Maison Coty Charm Center
Title:
Maison Coty Charm Center
Linen unused



Night View of Lagoon of Nations
Title:
Night View of Lagoon of Nations
Linen unused


The Cosmetics Building
Title:
The Cosmetics Building
Linen unused

Description:
Designed to resemble a container for the products it will house, this is one of the most unusual buildings at the Fair. Built mainly of glass, it will contain an auditorium where motion pictures, pageants and cosmetics shows will be held. It was designed by Cross & Cross and John Hironimus



YMCA Building at New York World's Fair 1940
Title:
YMCA Building at New York World's Fair 1940
Linen PM 1985 Dec-2

Description:
The YMCA Building at the World's Fair is located on Hamilton Place, 60 yards from the Statue of George Washington. It is operated by the YMCA of the city of New York as a meeting, resting and eating place for members and friends of every Association in the world. social rooms, correspondence tables, information service and wash rooms are provided. Cafeteria and table service restaurants serve delicious food at low prices. Both men and women are welcome


U.S.S.R Building
Title:
U.S.S.R Building
Real Photo unused



Living Room Designed by Carl Malmsten
Title:
Living Room Designed by Carl Malmsten
unused

Description:
Swedish Exhibition New York World's Fair 1939


Court of States with Independence Hall (Pennsylvania Exhibit Building)
Title:
Court of States with Independence Hall (Pennsylvania Exhibit Building)
Real Photo unused



The Perisphere
Title:
The Perisphere
Real Photo unused


Lagoon of Nations and French Pavilion
Title:
Lagoon of Nations and French Pavilion
Real Photo unused



British Pavillion on Lagoon of Nations
Title:
British Pavillion on Lagoon of Nations
Real Photo unused


Lagoon of Nations - Night Scene
Title:
Lagoon of Nations - Night Scene
Real Photo unused



Japanese Building
Title:
Japanese Building
Real Photo unused


Polish Building and Tower
Title:
Polish Building and Tower
Real Photo unused



Belgium Exhibits Building
Title:
Belgium Exhibits Building
Real Photo unused


U.S.S.R. Exhibit Building
Title:
U.S.S.R. Exhibit Building
Real Photo unused



Netherlands Building at Night
Title:
Netherlands Building at Night
Real Photo unused


View of Italian Building
Title:
View of Italian Building
Real Photo unused



Billy Rose's Aquacade in Fountain Lake Amphiteatre
Title:
Billy Rose's Aquacade in Fountain Lake Amphiteatre
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused

Description:
World's Fair 1939


Administration Building, New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
Administration Building, New York World's Fair 1939
Linen PM 1939 Sep-13

Description:
Series A.B The Administration Building is the nerve center of the Fair from which Mr. Whalen and his headquarters staff of more than 700 workers coordinate the many activities at the Fair. Mithrana, the sculptured figure in high relief on the outside of the Rotunda, personifies the friendly welcome awaiting visitors to the Fair. Sculptor: Albert Stewart



Medicine and Public Health, Science and Education Buildings
Title:
Medicine and Public Health, Science and Education Buildings
Linen PM 1939 Aug-29

Description:
Series A 1 Situated on Constitution Mall and overlooked by the Trylon and Perisphere, these buildings dramatize all phases of Public Health including the operation of the mechanism of the human body. The landscaped court with its unique spiral cascade is enhanced by the beauty of the murals and statuary with which this building is decorated. Architects - Mayers, Murray and Phillip Grinnell Litho Co


RCA Building
Title:
RCA Building
Linen

Description:
Series SA-H1620 Model of RCA exhibit building to be erected at the New York World's Fair 1939. It will be shaped like a radio tube. Television programs will be featured. Architects, Skidmore and Ownings with Paul Gret, consultant



Section of the Court of States
Title:
Section of the Court of States
Linen PM 1939 Sep-10

Description:
Series A-16 New York World's Fair 1939


Transportation Building - Rocket Port
Title:
Transportation Building - Rocket Port
Linen

Description:
Series A-10 Climaxing a six-minute dramatic portrayal of the history of transportation, this gun will utilize a compressed beam to project a rocket ship across interplanetary ... in a manner that is vividly realistic. This "Focal Exhibit" is housed in the Chrysler Motors Building. Designed by Raymond Loewy



The Namm Colonial House - By Cushman
Title:
The Namm Colonial House - By Cushman
Linen

Description:
"THE TOWN OF TOMORROW" This stunning Colonial House is completely furnished with-- "CUSHMAN COLONIAL CREATIONS" When you visit the "FAIR", do not fail to see this house. The "reproduction styles", the highlighted and "hand-shaded" CUSHMAN maple finished furniture gives you a complete new realization of the remarkable beauty of this furniture for any room in a home


Maison Coty, Charm Center
Title:
Maison Coty, Charm Center
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1940 Sep-18

Description:
"MAISON COTY" Charm Center of the World's Fair in New York--situated at the Long Island Plaza. Home of all that enhances feminine beauty and glamour. The "Magic Fountain" surrounded by an arcade of famed perfumes--Coty "Air Spun" Face Powder and the "Sub-Deb" Lipstick in the making--the Beauty Theatre--the Musee--all bespeak a World of Feminine Charm



Trylon and Perisphere
Title:
Trylon and Perisphere
Linen unused

Description:
To the left is the lofty shaft of the "Trylon", which rises 700 feet above the ground. A bridge links it to the 200-foot "Perisphere", in which the Theme of the Exposition is depicted. The architects are Harrison and Fouilhoux


The United States Steel Building
Title:
The United States Steel Building
Linen unused

Description:
The U.S. Steel Building appropriately has its steel framework outside the shell of the structure, which is a great hemisphere of gleaming stainless steel with an area of 28,000 square feet. Visitors who enter see a dramatic presentation of the world of tomorrow which steel will help to build. Walter Dorwin Teague has designed both the building and the exhibit, and the architects are York & Sawyer



The Administration Building
Title:
The Administration Building
Linen unused

Description:
The Administration Building of the New York World's Fair is air-conditioned, scientifically designed and modern in every respect. The sculpture by Albert Stewart adorning the facade represents "Mithrana" above the towers of Manhattan. Her gesture is one of welcome. Architects: Stevenson, Studds, Holmes, Thompson, Williams, Kimball & Husted


Elgin Watch Building, New York World's Fair
Title:
Elgin Watch Building, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen

Description:
Situated just inside World's Fair Boulevard Gate...adjacent to bridge leading to Amusement Section * Features of the Elgin Watch Building at the New York World's Fair include a fully equipped astronomical observatory and watch museum. There is an animated puppet style show, parading the latest fashions of leading designers. Watches of visitors are rated for accuracy, without charge



Federal Building and Surrounding Area, New York World's Fair
Title:
Federal Building and Surrounding Area, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1939 Sep-13

Description:
The $3,000,000 Federal Area where the United States Government will be host to millions of visitors to the New York World's Fair 1939. Below the imposing Federal Building and on each side of the Court of Peace in which 50,000 people can assemble, are eight structures comprising the Hall of Nations. About 60 foreign countries are represented. A broad Lagoon with one of the Fair's largest fountains terminates the area


The Du Pont Building at the Exposition
Title:
The Du Pont Building at the Exposition
Linen unused

Description:
A series of giant retorts and vessels, mounting 100 feet into the sky and filled with gases and liquids in ever-changing colors, emphasizes the importance of chemistry in the Du Pont Company's exhibit. Walter Dorwin Teague is the designer and A.M. Erickson the engineer



The GOodrich Safety Arena
Title:
The GOodrich Safety Arena
Linen unused

Description:
In the Goodrich Safety Arena Jimmie Lynch and his dare-devil stunt drivers entertain World's Fair visitors comfortably seated in the covered grandstand. In the Goodrich building is a "Rubber Wonderland" where rubber products are manufactured, tested and demonstrated. Located in the Transportation Zone, the Goodrich Safety Arena is across the avenue from the General Motors and Railroad exhibits and across the Grand Central Parkway from the Administration Building


USSR Building
Title:
USSR Building
Real Photo unused



French Pavilion
Title:
French Pavilion
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused


Home Furnishing Building
Title:
Home Furnishing Building
New York New York (NY), Real Photo PM 1940 Aug-25

Description:
Night view of the Facade of the Home furnishing Building by Dwight J. Baum, Architect



The Temple of Religion
Title:
The Temple of Religion
Real Photo PM 1940 Aug-25


Firestone Singing Color Fountains
Title:
Firestone Singing Color Fountains
Chrome unused

Description:
The high-light of your visit to the New York World's Fair is an evening concert under the stars beside the Firestone Singing Color Fountain. An ever-changing array of beautiful color combinations play upon the fountains in perfect harmony with the music. The rise and fall of the fountains and the coloration of the lights are controlled by delicate mechanism which is accentuated by the varying wave lengths of the music. The magnificent harmony of sound and sight creates an everlasting impression



Souvenir from Puerto Rico, your $200,000,000 Market
Title:
Souvenir from Puerto Rico, your $200,000,000 Market
Puerto Rico (PR), Linen unused

Description:
In the Puerto Rico Pavilion at the New York World's Fair, alluring displays picture the commercial importance of this American stronghold of the Caribbean - an island filled with scenic beauty and charm, and possessing a climate unsurpassed the year around


Statue of George Washington - New York World's Fair
Title:
Statue of George Washington - New York World's Fair
Real Photo PM 1939 Sep-4



Foreign Exhibit Building - Lagoon of Nations
Title:
Foreign Exhibit Building - Lagoon of Nations
Real Photo unused


Foreign Exhibit Building - Lagoon of Nations
Title:
Foreign Exhibit Building - Lagoon of Nations
Real Photo unused



The Perisphere - New York World's Fair
Title:
The Perisphere - New York World's Fair
Real Photo unused


British Pavillion on Lagoon of Nations
Title:
British Pavillion on Lagoon of Nations
Real Photo unused



General Motors Exhibit Building
Title:
General Motors Exhibit Building
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Looking into the future, the General Motors Building contains an intersection of a city street as it may conceivably appear in 1960 with its many levels for different types of traffic. In the halls are exhibits relating to motor car manufacture and development as well as new ideas in road safety. Designed by Norman Bel Geddes. Architects - Albert Kohn, Inc


Transportation Building - Rocket Port
Title:
Transportation Building - Rocket Port
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1940 Oct-4

Description:
Climaxing a six-minute dramatic portrayal of the history of transportation, this gun will utilize a compressed air system to project a rocket ship across interplanetary space in a manner that is vividly realistic. This "Focal Exhibit" is housed in the Chrysler Motors Building



Trylon and Perisphere - Theme Center
Title:
Trylon and Perisphere - Theme Center
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1939 Aug-6

Description:
Dominating the entire Fair with its sheer beauty of design. the 200 foot "Perisphere" and 700 foot "Trylon" symbolize the modernity and functional character of the architecture of all the Fair Buildings. The fountain beneath the Perisphere creates the illusion of a huge ball floating in air. Architects - Harrison and Fouilhoux


Hall of Fashion
Title:
Hall of Fashion
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1939

Description:
The $375,000 Hall of Fashion covers an acre and a half of ground adjacent to the Long Island Railroad Station and to two of the Fair's entrance gates. The modernistic structure contains displays of clothing fabrics, home-furnishing materials, patterns and textile machinery. The end wall of the "fin", which is the structure's most striking architectural feature, is used as a screen on which five-minute movies are to be flashed



Night View of Lagoon of Nationsl
Title:
Night View of Lagoon of Nationsl
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
This spectacle produced nightly over Lagoon of Nations, features the play of super fountains and flames, synchronized with color effects and special music and sound. Fair authorities describe it as a Niagara plus a Vesuvius


R.C.A. Building - New York World's Fair
Title:
R.C.A. Building - New York World's Fair
Linen unused



Transportation Building - Rocket Port
Title:
Transportation Building - Rocket Port
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Climaxing a six-minute dramatic portrayal of the history of transportation, this gun will utilize a compressed air system to project a rocket ship across interplanetary space in a manner that is vividly realistic. This "Focal Exhibit" is housed in the Chrysler Motors Building. Designed by Raymond Loewy


Bridge of Wings
Title:
Bridge of Wings
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Gaily decorated with the flags of all nations represented by exhibits at the Fair, this bridge carries the Street of Wings in the central exhibit area across Grand Central Parkway into the Avenue of Transportation in the area devoted exclusively to transportation methods and equipment



The British Pavilion - New York World's Fair
Title:
The British Pavilion - New York World's Fair
Linen


Looking South over the World's Fair Grounds
Title:
Looking South over the World's Fair Grounds
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Showing the general exhibits group in the foreground. A view looking south over the World's Fair Grounds showing the General Exhibits Group in the foreground; also showing Time and Fortune Pavilion, Firestone Exhibit, Paris, Thermometer, etc



Ex-Lax Exhibit - Hall of Pharmacy
Title:
Ex-Lax Exhibit - Hall of Pharmacy
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1939 Jul-9


Ex Lax Exhibit - Hall of Pharmacy
Title:
Ex Lax Exhibit - Hall of Pharmacy
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1939 Aug-30



Food Building Number Three - New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
Food Building Number Three - New York World's Fair 1939
Linen PM 1939 Aug-27


Aviation Building
Title:
Aviation Building
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Located on a large tract of land in the transportation area, the aviation exhibit gives the visitor a realistic picture of a busy metropolitan air port. The exhibit inside the hangar displays the most advanced types of transport planes. The dome-like rear portion holds an invisibly suspended transport plane in full flight against a project night sky. Architects - W. Lescaze - J.G. Carr



Borden Exhibit
Title:
Borden Exhibit
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
A photograph of the rotolactor within the exhibit showing the thoroughbred milch cows and the milking apparatus


The Borden Exhibit
Title:
The Borden Exhibit
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
A complete modern dairy is within this building from thoroughbred Milch cows to finished product



US Steel Corporation
Title:
US Steel Corporation
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
(Model) This great stainless steel hemisphere iwll be 66 feet high and 132 feet in diameter. William Dorwin Teague, designer, in association with Geo. F. Harrell. York and Sawyer, architects


The American Telephone and Telegraph Company Exhibit
Title:
The American Telephone and Telegraph Company Exhibit
New York New York (NY), Linen unused



Belgian Pavillion
Title:
Belgian Pavillion
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Buildings and Exhibits will cost in excess of one million dollars. Carillon Tower, 155 feet high will be equipped with 100 bronze bells


Trylon and Perisphere
Title:
Trylon and Perisphere
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Artist's sketch of the Theme Buildings - the 200-foot Perisphere, poised on a cluster of fountains and flanked by the slender 700-foot Trylon, will contain the Theme Exhibit of the World of Tomorrow. The plans were prepared by the architectural firm of Harrison & Fouilhoux



Firestone Factory Exposition Building and Farm
Title:
Firestone Factory Exposition Building and Farm
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Within the Firestone Factory and Exhibition Buildings, the world's most modern tire is made with the world's most modern tire machinery. Visitors will see Firestone Champion Tires built, from raw materials to finished tire. In addition, there are many interesting and dynamic displays of all Firestone products - tires, batteries, brake lining, spark plugs, rims, automotive parts, noise elimination, plastics and Controlastic thread. Adjacent, in the quiet of a typical American farm setting, complete with babbling brook and domestic animals, modern farming equipment on Firestone Ground Grip Tires is displayed - a pastoral retreat from the busy "World of Tomorrow."


Artist's Conception of Middle Sector of Central Mall
Title:
Artist's Conception of Middle Sector of Central Mall
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Designed by Floyd J. Yewell. 2,000-foot Esplanade arrayed alongside five lagoons, five waterfalls and numerous fountains; largest sundial in the world at top



Ford Motor Company Building
Title:
Ford Motor Company Building
Linen unused

Description:
Walter Dorwin Teague, designer. Albert Kahn, Inc., of Detroit, architect. The structure will be 510 feet long, 420 feet wide, 88 feet high, and will occupy almost seven acres


Rocketport of the Future
Title:
Rocketport of the Future
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
A dramatic forecast of transportation methods of the World of To-morrow. interpretation of the possibilities of travel through the stratosphere by means of the rocket ship



The French Pavilion - New York World's Fair
Title:
The French Pavilion - New York World's Fair
Linen unused


Federal Building and Foreign Pavilions, Lagoon of Nationsl, Court of Peace
Title:
Federal Building and Foreign Pavilions, Lagoon of Nationsl, Court of Peace
New York New York (NY), Linen unused



Statue of George Washington
Title:
Statue of George Washington
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Model - James Earle Fraser, sculptor. This 65-foot statue, located on the mile-long Central Mall, will portray Washington as he arrived in New York in 1789 for his inauguration as first president of the United States


A View of Constitution Mall, New York World's Fair
Title:
A View of Constitution Mall, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1940 Sep-29

Description:
This 2,000 ft. esplanade will be lined with hundreds of trees, shrubs and glowing fountains. Five picturesque lagoons with their beautiful waterfalls will make a charming background for some of the largest exhibit buildings, the Perisphere and Trylon, the largest sundial in the world, and several heroic creations of the sculptor's art



Administration Building, New York World's Fair
Title:
Administration Building, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Scientifically designed. Air conditioned and modern in every respect. Central figure "Mithrana." She lifts with her the veil that obscured "the world of to-morrow." Her gesture is welcome


Communications Building, New York World's Fair
Title:
Communications Building, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1940

Description:
Flanked by twin pylons, 165 feet high, the facade is adorned with a giant mural depicting some of the means of communication. Within the building, the story of man's progress in communications, from the earliest age down to the modern marvel of television, is exhibited. Architects, Dean and Keally



Gas Industries Building
Title:
Gas Industries Building
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
(Artist's sketch) Four 90 foot pylons will lead to the Court of Fame. Gas Companies east of the Mississippi River will be exhibitors


General Motors Building, New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
General Motors Building, New York World's Fair 1939
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
In keeping with the World's Fair theme of "Building the World of Tomorrow," the General Motors exhibit presents a conception of future motor traffic regulations and super-highways. By means of a continuous escalator, visitors seated in comfortable moving chairs travel of the super highways and into the "city of tomorrow." The tour is climaxed by a full size street intersection, showing the architecture, motor traffic and pedestrian facilities of the future. Normal Bel Geddes is the designer of the building, and the architect is Albert Kahn



General Motors Highways and Horizons Exhibit by Night
Title:
General Motors Highways and Horizons Exhibit by Night
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
New York World's Fair


Japanese Pavilion, New York World's Fair, 1939
Title:
Japanese Pavilion, New York World's Fair, 1939
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
The Japaneses Pavilion represents a shrine dating from 300 BC and harmonizes with the spirit and form of modern Japanese architecture marked by simplicity. The garden in front will be the finest example of Japanese symbolic landscaping with irregular pools, miniature cascades, dwarf pines and shrubs set in such a manner as to give the impression that one is really in a corner of quiet Japan. Architects, Yasuo Matsui & Y. Utida



New York State Exhibit Building and Fountain Lake Amphitheatre
Title:
New York State Exhibit Building and Fountain Lake Amphitheatre
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
New York World's Fair 1939. Combining exhibit space for displays relating to New York State and a huge open air theatre, these two structures overlook Fountain Lake. The stage of the theatre is 180 feet wide and is separated from the spectators by a 60-foot canal of open water. The daily aquacade presented on this stage is one of the highlights of the Fair's many entertainments


Spiral fountain, New York World's Fair
Title:
Spiral fountain, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1940 Sep-28

Description:
A stainless steel fountain located in one of the many landscaped gardens which are a feature of the New York World's Fair. The court is flanked on one side by displays relating to science and education, on the other by exhibits dealing with the vital subject of medicine and public health



The Contemporary Arts Building, New York World's Fair, 1939
Title:
The Contemporary Arts Building, New York World's Fair, 1939
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Is designed to house the most comprehensive exhibit of works by living American artists ever assembled in this country. The exhibit comprises 800 works in painting, sculpture and the graphic arts. The keynote of the exhibition is "Democracy in Art," and every artist in the country is given an equal chance to have his work represented at the Fair. This sketch shows how the structure looks at night against a background of fountains in the Lagoon of Nations. The architects are: ackerman, Lowenfish and Van Pelt


The DuPont Building at the Exposition, New York World's Fair
Title:
The DuPont Building at the Exposition, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
A series of giant resorts and vessels, mounting 100 feet into the sky and filled with gases and liquids in every changing colors, emphasizes the importance of chemistry in the DuPont Company's exhibit. Walter Dorwin Teague is the designer and A.M. Erickson the engineer



The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company Building, New York World's Fair
Title:
The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company Building, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
The Firestone Building is a striking example of modern architecture with a great rotunda entrance surmounted by a brilliantly lighted fin, towering 100 feet in the air. It houses a modern tire factory, producing a finished tire every four minutes. Featuring the exhibit is an extensive farmstead which highlights the many and important uses of rubber on the farm. G.W. McLaughlin is the designer. C.D. Smith and Wilbur Watson and Assoc. are the architects


The Theme Center of the New York World's Fair
Title:
The Theme Center of the New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
An artist's sketch of the 200-foot Perisphere within which visitors to the New York World's Fair of 1939 will view from a revolving platform suspended in mid-air, a dramatization of the World of Tomorrow. Clusters of fountains will screen the piers supporting the Sphere so that the great ball will appear to be poised on jets of water. The 700-foot triangular Trylon adjacent - a unique use of the trihedron as an architectural form in such dimensions - will serve as a Fair beacon and broadcasting tower. The plans for the Perisphere and Trylon were prepared by the architectural firm of Harrison and Fouiloux



Transportation Building
Title:
Transportation Building
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
(Model) Architect James Gamble Rogers; the story of transportation from footpath to rocket-car, will be unfolded for Fair visitors


Trylon and Perisphere - Theme Center, New York World's Fair
Title:
Trylon and Perisphere - Theme Center, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1940 Sep-8

Description:
Dominating the entire Fair with its sheer beauty of design, the 200 foot Perisphere and 700 foot Trylon, symbolizes the modernity and functional character of the architecture of all the Fair buildings. The fountain beneath the Perisphere creates the illusion of a huge ball floating in air. Architects - Harrison and Fouihoux



World's Fair Building of the YMCA of the City of New York
Title:
World's Fair Building of the YMCA of the City of New York
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Is operated as a meeting, resting and eating place for members and friends of the Association everywhere. Social rooms, correspondence tables, information service and wash rooms are provided. Cafeteria and table service restaurants serve delicious food at moderate prices. Both men and women are welcome


World's Fair Music Hall, New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
World's Fair Music Hall, New York World's Fair 1939
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1940 Jul-18

Description:
Demonstrating a new form in theatre construction, the Hall of Music uses the flowing lines of functional construction throughout. Two and a half thousand spectators daily fill its auditorium to hear and see many of the great musical presentations of our time



The Famous Firestone Singing Color Fountain, Firestone Factory and Exhibition Building
Title:
The Famous Firestone Singing Color Fountain, Firestone Factory and Exhibition Building
Linen unused

Description:
The high-light of your visit to the New York World's Fair is an evening concert under the stars beside the Firestone Singing Color Fountain. An ever-changing array of beautiful color combinations play upon the fountains in perfect harmony with the music. The rise and fall of the fountains and the coloration of the lights are controlled by delicate mechanism which is accentuated by the varying wave lengths of the music. The magnificent harmony of sound and sight creates an everlasting impression


Elgin Watch Building, New York World's Fair
Title:
Elgin Watch Building, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen

Description:
Situated just inside World's Fair Boulevard Gate, adjacent to bridge leading to Amusement Section. Features of the Elgin Watch Building at the New York World's Fair include a fully equipped astronomical observatory and watch museum. There is an animated puppet style show, parading the latest fashions of leading designers. Watches of visitors are rated for accuracy, without charge. P.S. I've just seen how time is taken from the store. It's exciting. Take my advice and make the Elgin Watch Building the starting point for all your World's Fair sightseeing. It's so conveniently located



Souvenir of Trip Around the World in Childrens World at World's Fair
Title:
Souvenir of Trip Around the World in Childrens World at World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
YOU ARE INVITED TO VISIT GIMBELS LONE RANGER SHOW Thrill to a trip through Gimbels Lone Ranger Hidden Canyon, marvel at the five animated life-like scenes taken right from the heart of the Lone Ranger drama! See the Lone Ranger's helper casting his silver bullets! The Stagecoach's perilous fall over the cliffs! The amazing capture of the desperadoes by the Lone Ranger and his faithful friend, Tonto! Yes, we even have a life-size model of the famous masked man and his rearing steed! GIMBELS 33rd Street & Broadway, New York Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Milwaukee, New York


Sweden House, New York World's Fair
Title:
Sweden House, New York World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
THE SWEDISH PAVILION This building contains an excellent restaurant. It also contains exhibits portraying Swedish life and social progress. Its garden and pool will remain a permanent part of Flushing Meadows Park



The Famous Firestone Singing Color Fountains, Firestone Factory and Exhibition Building
Title:
The Famous Firestone Singing Color Fountains, Firestone Factory and Exhibition Building
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
Firestone Singing Color Fountains The high-light of your visit to the New York World's Fair is an evening concert under the stars beside the Firestone Singing Color Fountain. An ever-changing array of beautiful color combinations play upon the fountains in perfect harmony with the music. The rise and fall of the fountains and the coloration of the lights are controlled by delicate mechanism which is accentuated by the varying wave lengths of the music. The magnificent harmony of sound and sight creates an everlasting impression


Aviation Building, New York World's Fair 1939
Title:
Aviation Building, New York World's Fair 1939
New York New York (NY), Linen PM 1939 Sep-5

Description:
The Aviation Building was designed to give visitors the impression of arriving at a large and busy airport. In the central portion of the structure is an exhibit of the latest type of plane, including the plane of tomorrow. At the floor level, exhibits of agencies co-operating to increase the safety and speed of air travel. The architect is William Lescaze with J. Gordon Carr as associate



Theme Center and Four Victories at NY World's Fair
Title:
Theme Center and Four Victories at NY World's Fair
New York New York (NY), Real Photo unused

Description:
New York World's Fair 1939. Theme Center and Four Victories of Peace. By John Gregory


Entrance to the New York World's Fair of 1939
Title:
Entrance to the New York World's Fair of 1939
New York New York (NY), Linen unused

Description:
The New York World's Fair of 1939 combines beauty with utility in handling the enormous crowds at entrances and exits, by its magnificent double-decked entryway with underpasses, overpasses, pedestrian walks, bus terminals, comfort stations and bridge connections



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