Here's a souvenir that managed to survive over 60 years of storage and moving.

Penguin Souvvenir from Admiral Byrds's
Penguin Souvenir from Admiral Byrds's Penguin Island

The little penguin, just slightly taller than a penny, was hand painted (or inked) by a vendor at the Fair with my grand-father's nickname for my mother; "Gus" It was purchased at Admiral Byrds' Penguin Island in the Amusement Zone.

Details on the Penguin Souvvenir
The inscription reads:
"Little Gus Karsten 1939 N.Y. Worlds Fair"

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