New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Corporation records, 1959-1971, bulk (1963-1965).
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The New York World's Fair of 1964-1965 was held at Flushing Meadows in the Borough of Queens on a site leased from the City of New York. It was conceived in 1958 by a group of New Yorkers who formed a non-profit corporation of some 300 members to provide the start-up capital. Eighty nations participated in the Fair which had the theme 'Man's Achievements in an Expanding Universe'. Robert Moses, who was associated with the earlier World's Fair in New York in 1939-1940, served as the president of ...
Lawyer and government official; b. 1900; d. 1975. From the description of Papers, 1931-1973. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70946864 ...
Counsel to the Governor of New York. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1935-1936. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243776892 Charles Waldo Poletti was born on July 2, 1903 in Barre, Vermont. His parents, Dino and Carolina Gervasini Poletti, were both Italian immigrants, and his father worked as a stonecutter in a granite quarry. As a student at Barre High School, Poletti distinguished himself academically...
William Everett Potter (b. July 17, 1905-d. December 5, 1988) was Governor of the Panama Canal Zone from 1956 to 1960. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1928. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1933 with a degree in civil engineering. He served as Governor of the Panama Canal Zone from 1956 to 1960. Potter played a key role in the construction of Walt Disney World. He is credited with helping to build much of the underground utiliti...
Robert Moses (1888-1981) was a public official in New York from 1919 to the mid-1970s. He held many offices, of which the most notable among them were: President, Long Island State Park Commission; Chairman, New York State Council of Parks; Commissioner, New York City Department of Parks; New York City Planning Commissioner and Construction Coordinator; and Chairman, New York State Power and Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authorities. He was responsible for the construction of many major public pr...