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Perisphere Ponderings

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Powell Crosley Jr. had but one wish: to build “a practical car that would not only operate at a low cost but sell at a low cost.” He exhibited his dream car at the Fair.

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Philip A. Medicus films
Reel 5 - Part 1

Philip Medicus filmed the Fair in color on Kodachrome. These films can be found on YouTube and on the Internet Archives. There are a total of 17 of the Medicus films which I will add to both my YouTube channel and here on the World's Fair Website.

Presented here is the eleventh of the seventeen, Reel 5 - Part 1.

The silent film has a run-time of approximately of 17:31 minutes

Below the movie is a list of the attractions and their approximate time location.

Time   Subject
  Gardens on Parade
Voice of a Tree
Homes of Tomorrow
Electrified Farm
American Art Today
The Harp
The Fair at Night
Chemically Grown Tomato Plants
The Coke Works

Electrified Farm

New Text has been added to the Electrified Farm page.

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People Seeking Information

NOTE: Your email address will not be published with your question. Anyone having an answer or information should contact me and in turn I will pass along the information including contact information for both parties.

From Floyd Evan McAuliffe

I was looking for specific information about the Denegri Brother's display, they had a silk business in Paterson New Jersey and I understand they exhibited at the World's Fair in 1939.

View the current list of questions. If you have a question email me Link button and I will add it to the list.


Would you like a link on the World's Fair Website? Take a look at the links page Link button to see how I am adding the links. Hover over the link name to reveal a descriptive panel, click the link to visit the site.

Contact me with the information that you want to appear. Links must be approved before they are added.

The World's Fair Gift Shop

Visit the Gift Shop to purchase items from the 1939 NY World's Fair. Link button

Money raised from the sale of items goes towards maintaining this website.

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