Posts Tagged: Futurama

1939 worlds fair world of tomorrow booklet

Unlocking The World of Tomorrow N.Y. World’s Fair 1939

Americans got their first glimpse into the World of Tomorrow, 77 years ago. On April 30, 1939 the New York  World’s Fair had its grand opening, inviting and enticing Americans with a view of the wonderous future that awaited them.

1939 worlds fair world of tomorrow booklet

Unlocking The World of Tomorrow N.Y. World’s Fair 1939

Americans got their first glimpse into the World of Tomorrow, 77 years ago. On April 30, 1939 the New York  World’s Fair had its grand opening, inviting and enticing Americans with a view of the wonderous future that awaited them.

vintage illustration passengers on airlplane

The Jet Age Hits The Suburbs Pt II

Starting in the fall of 1958 the roar of jets could be heard streaking through the blue skies of my Long Island suburban neighborhood, screeching over split levels, supermarkets and elementary schools on a daily basis. In a flash,  it

vintage illustration passengers on airlplane

The Jet Age Hits The Suburbs Pt II

Starting in the fall of 1958 the roar of jets could be heard streaking through the blue skies of my Long Island suburban neighborhood, screeching over split levels, supermarkets and elementary schools on a daily basis. In a flash,  it

I Have Seen The Future

  Tucked away among the flotsam and jetsam I have saved over the years is a pin-back button from the 1939 NY Worlds Fair stating boldly: I have seen the future. Given to me as a child by my mother,

I Have Seen The Future

  Tucked away among the flotsam and jetsam I have saved over the years is a pin-back button from the 1939 NY Worlds Fair stating boldly: I have seen the future. Given to me as a child by my mother,