New York City 1939 World's Fair collection, 1939-1940.

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Museum of the City of New York. New York City 1939 World's Fair collection, 1939-1940.

New York City 1939 World's Fair collection, 1939-1940.

Photographs taken by various individuals of the New York City World's Fair illustrating construction of the fair, visitors, interiors and exteriors of buildings, and overall scenes. Many photographs were taken by Carl Van Vechten. Photographs are identified. Also includes maps, guidebooks, special events information, booklets about exhibits, publicity photographs, and news clippings and related material about the World's Fair.

2,000 photographs, 1 cubic ft.

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New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)

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"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 services, guest speakers, and a children's program. From the description of New York World's Fair Negro Week records, 1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122580393 From the guide to the New York World's Fair Negro Week records, 1940, (The...

Museum of the city of New York

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The Works Progress Administration sponsored seven photographers for the Federal Art Project for specific projects in New York City. From the description of Works Progress Administration photographic negative collection, 1937-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155487078 Incorporated in 1923 to collect objects which illustrate the growth and progress of New York City and to educate the public about the city's history. From the description of Records, 1927-1985. (...

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

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Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...