Found 11 collections related to New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)

Du Bois, Raoul Pène, 1914-1985
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2013-223
4 boxes (ca. 290 drawings), col. 52 x 38 cm or smaller; 4 boxes (ca. 290 drawings), col. 52 x 38 cm or smaller
Set and costume designer Raoul Pène Du Bois (1914-1985) was born on Staten Island, New York. His career began in his teens and spanned some six decades, during which he designed for theater, film, dance, and other live productions. Du Bois... more
United States. Works Progress Administration (N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17773
.5 linear feet (2 volumes)
The Works Progress Administration hosted a building at the New York World's Fair, 1939-1940, featuring "documentary presentations of the achievements of the Works Program as a temporary alleviation of mass unemployment." Exhibits included live... more
Gordon, Clara Reed
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4418
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
An account by Clara Reed Gordon of her visit to the 1939 New York World's Fair accompanied by her husband. Typescript with pictorial matter pasted in.
Cole, Ashley T., 1876-1965
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 594
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Ashley Trimble Cole (1876-1965) was a lawyer in New York City who was active in both city and state politics. He served on the New York State Racing Commission and was a member of the New York State World's Fair Commission from 1936 to 1941.... more
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | AZ 13-3610
11 linear feet (26 boxes)
Moses, Robert, 1888-1981
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2071
142 linear feet (140 boxes and 57 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, memoranda, press releases, reports, plans, photographs, clippings, and other printed matter documenting the career of Robert Moses. Personal Correspondence and "Library" (personal copy) files make... more
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 42
.4 linear feet
"Negro Week" was a program on the contributions of blacks to American culture held at the New York World's Fair in July 1940, and consisted of festivals, exhibitions, song and dance recitals, choral and symphonic music, concerts, religious... more
Temple of Religion, Inc
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2962
17 linear feet (18 boxes)
The Temple of Religion was an inter-faith exhibit at the New York World's Fair in Flushing, N.Y., 1939-1940. William Church Osborn was president of the corporation that managed the exhibit. Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, reports,... more
Hubacher, Max Henry, 1900-1989
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | AZ 13-3600
9.5 linear feet (24 boxes)
Max Henry Hubacher was a chemist, local historian, and amateur photographer who was born in Bern, Switzerland and later emigrated to the United States, where he lived in West Virginia and New York. Photographs by Max Hubacher, including... more
New York World's Fair 1939 and 1940 Incorporated
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2233
1203.48 linear feet (2508 boxes, 42 volumes; 12 sound recordings)
The New York World's Fair of 1939 and 1940, was held in Flushing Meadows in the Borough of Queens. The non-profit Fair corporation was formed in 1935 under the guidance of business and civic leaders, and financed through federal, state, municipal... more
Burnside, R.H., 1870-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 436
52 linear feet (120 boxes)
Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, financial papers, production records, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence consists of requests for work or placement in a particular show, either at the New York Hippodrome or another of... more
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