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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1939/00/00 Clarke, G.D., and Rapuano, Michael Landscape Architect Design grounds for New York World's Fair 1939 New York World's Fair
1939/04/30 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Speaker Opening Day Ceremony 1939 New York World's Fair
1939/04/30 Albert Einstein Speaker Opening Day Ceremony 1939 New York World's Fair
1939/06/10 King George VI Guest The British Royal party, fair dignitaries and government officials are served an American Menu lunch in the Federal Building. The cost of the meal ran $1.50 per plate. The wines were gifts. King George and Queen Elizabeth Visit the New York World's Fair
1939/06/10 King George VI Guest The British Royal party, fair dignitaries and government officials are served an American Menu lunch in the Federal Building. The cost of the meal ran $1.50 per plate. The wines were gifts. King George and Queen Elizabeth's New York World's Fair Lunch
1939/06/10 King George VI Guest The British Royal party, fair dignitaries and government officials are served an American Menu lunch in the Federal Building. The cost of the meal ran $1.50 per plate. The wines were gifts. 1939 New York World's Fair
1939/10/00 Westinghouse Electric Company Producer The Middleton Family tour the Westinghouse Building where they explore a Time Capsule, a television display, the Playground of Science, the Junior Science Hall, the Hall of Power, the Hall of Electrical Living. The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair 1939 New York World's Fair
1940/00/00 Sir Nevile Wilkinson exhibits Titania's Palace at the Children's World as a fund raiser. He designed and built the 16 room dollhouse for his miniature art collection. In the library, the postage stamp size books were printed in France in the 1800s. 1939 New York World's Fair
1940/07/23 W E B Du Bois Speaker Negro Week opens with a speech by W E B Du Bois. The week featurs dance recitals, religious services, guest speakers, choral and symphonic music, and exhibitions, along with a Hall of Fame Wall, listing outstanding black men and women in American history. 1939 New York World's Fair

Places

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Belgian Building
  • NRHP
O'Mahony Dining Car No 1107
White Manna

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Particulars for 1939 New York World's Fair Grounds:
Sight Category Landscape
Locale Type Outdoor Space



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