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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 photo peple watching TV New years Eve

New Years Eve and Television

Long before Dick Clark rocked in the New Year from Times Square , New Years Eve belonged to Guy Lombardo. For one night the Canadian bandleader and his Royal Canadian Orchestra ruled television. A childhood viewing ritual that rarely varied,

vintage photo peple watching TV New years Eve

New Years Eve and Television

Long before Dick Clark rocked in the New Year from Times Square , New Years Eve belonged to Guy Lombardo. For one night the Canadian bandleader and his Royal Canadian Orchestra ruled television. A childhood viewing ritual that rarely varied,

vintage illustration adults party 1950s

Remembrance of New Years Eve Past Pt I

Back to the Future It was a freezing finish to the fifties, that last day in December of 1959, and the exciting “World of Tomorrow” 1960 was less than twenty-four hours away. The far-off world that had captivated my parents

vintage illustration adults party 1950s

Remembrance of New Years Eve Past Pt I

Back to the Future It was a freezing finish to the fifties, that last day in December of 1959, and the exciting “World of Tomorrow” 1960 was less than twenty-four hours away. The far-off world that had captivated my parents

vintage illustration snow bound suburbia

High Hopes For the New Year

It was a freezing finish to the fifties and TV weatherman Tex Antoine advised everyone to just stay put in their igloos. The last week in December 1959  the East Coast was hit with an icy, blustery snowstorm and it

vintage illustration snow bound suburbia

High Hopes For the New Year

It was a freezing finish to the fifties and TV weatherman Tex Antoine advised everyone to just stay put in their igloos. The last week in December 1959  the East Coast was hit with an icy, blustery snowstorm and it

1940s couple on a picnic

How the American Dream Grew

If the seed of the American Dream was planted during the dark days of the Depression, germinated at the New York Worlds Fair of 1939, it was nurtured and cultivated during the sacrifices and deprivations of WWII. By wars end

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1940s couple on a picnic

How the American Dream Grew

If the seed of the American Dream was planted during the dark days of the Depression, germinated at the New York Worlds Fair of 1939, it was nurtured and cultivated during the sacrifices and deprivations of WWII. By wars end

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