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World 's Fairs Materials

Collection Collector:
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Cooper-Hewitt Museum.  Search this
Zim, Larry (Larry Zimmerman), 1931-1987  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Larry Zim World's Fair Collection, 1841-1988, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0519, Series 1
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Larry Zim World's Fair Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0519-ref162

2008 International Art Fairs

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 26 Nov 2007 05:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_b8674b58e0398d9cccb4e6241939a5d1

Photographs of fairs

Collection Creator:
Eskimo Pie Corporation.  Search this
Nelson, Christian Kent, 1893-1992  Search this
Container:
Box 14, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and trademark restrictions.
Collection Citation:
Eskimo Pie Corporation Records, 1921-1996, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Eskimo Pie Corporation Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0553-ref214

Pig, Nebraska State Fair, Lincoln, Nebraska, from the portfolio, Nebraska Fairs

Artist:
Ron Geibert, born Jamestown, ND 1952  Search this
Medium:
color photograph
Dimensions:
image: 12 1/4 x 16 in. (31.1 x 40.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1979
Topic:
Landscape\Nebraska\Lincoln  Search this
Recreation\fair  Search this
Animal\pig  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1990.49.10
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1985, Ronald R. Geibert
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.49.10

SX1111, Nebraska State Fair, Lincoln, Nebraska, from the portfolio Nebraska Fairs

Artist:
Ron Geibert, born Jamestown, ND 1952  Search this
Medium:
color photograph
Dimensions:
image: 12 1/4 x 16 in. (31.1 x 40.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1979
Topic:
Landscape\Nebraska\Lincoln  Search this
Recreation\fair  Search this
Object\vegetable\corn  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1990.49.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1985, Ronald R. Geibert
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.49.3

Hanging Bird, Nebraska State Fair, Lincoln, Nebraska, from the portfolio Nebraska Fairs

Artist:
Ron Geibert, born Jamestown, ND 1952  Search this
Medium:
color photograph
Dimensions:
image: 12 1/4 x 16 in. (31.1 x 40.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1978
Topic:
Landscape\Nebraska\Lincoln  Search this
Recreation\fair  Search this
Still life\game\bird  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1990.49.5
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1985, Ronald R. Geibert
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.49.5

Vegetables, Seward County Fair, Seward, Nebraska, from the portfolio Nebraska Fairs

Artist:
Ron Geibert, born Jamestown, ND 1952  Search this
Medium:
color photograph
Dimensions:
image: 12 1/4 x 16 in. (31.1 x 40.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1980
Topic:
Still life\vegetable  Search this
Recreation\fair  Search this
Landscape\Nebraska\Seward  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1990.49.9
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1985, Ronald R. Geibert
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.49.9

Jars, Polk Country Fair, Osceola, Nebraska, from the portfolio Nebraska Fairs

Artist:
Ron Geibert, born Jamestown, ND 1952  Search this
Medium:
color photograph
Dimensions:
image: 12 1/4 x 16 in. (31.1 x 40.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1979
Topic:
Recreation\fair  Search this
Landscape\Nebraska\Osceola  Search this
Object\foodstuff  Search this
Object\other\jar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1990.49.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1985, Ronald R. Geibert
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.49.1

Grain, Pawnee County Fair, Pawnee City, Nebraska, from the portfolio Nebraska Fairs

Artist:
Ron Geibert, born Jamestown, ND 1952  Search this
Medium:
color photograph
Dimensions:
image: 12 1/4 x 16 in. (31.1 x 40.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1979
Topic:
Still life\foliage  Search this
Recreation\fair  Search this
Landscape\Nebraska\Pawnee City  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1990.49.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1985, Ronald R. Geibert
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.49.6

Chickens, Nance County Fair, Fullerton, Nebraska, from the portfolio Nebraska Fairs

Artist:
Ron Geibert, born Jamestown, ND 1952  Search this
Medium:
color photograph
Dimensions:
image: 12 1/4 x 16 in. (31.1 x 40.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1979
Topic:
Animal\bird\chicken  Search this
Recreation\fair  Search this
Landscape\Nebraska\Fullerton  Search this
Landscape\Nebraska\Nance County  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1990.49.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1985, Ronald R. Geibert
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.49.2

#4, Nance County Fair, Fullerton, Nebraska, from the portfolio Nebraska Fairs

Artist:
Ron Geibert, born Jamestown, ND 1952  Search this
Medium:
color photograph
Dimensions:
image: 12 1/4 x 16 in. (31.1 x 40.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1980
Topic:
Animal\cattle  Search this
Recreation\fair  Search this
Landscape\Nebraska\Fullerton  Search this
Landscape\Nebraska\Nance County  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1990.49.7
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1985, Ronald R. Geibert
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.49.7

Weathervane, Nebraska State Fair, Lincoln, Nebraska 1978, from the portfolio Nebraska Fairs

Artist:
Ron Geibert, born Jamestown, ND 1952  Search this
Medium:
color photograph
Dimensions:
image: 12 1/4 x 16 in. (31.1 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1978
Topic:
Animal\fish  Search this
Landscape\Nebraska\Lincoln  Search this
Recreation\fair  Search this
Architecture\detail\weathervane  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1990.49.8
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1985, Ronald R. Geibert
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.49.8

Five of a Kind, Nebraska State Fair, Lincoln, Nebraska, from the portfolio Nebraska Fairs

Artist:
Ron Geibert, born Jamestown, ND 1952  Search this
Medium:
color photograph
Dimensions:
image: 12 1/4 x 16 in. (31.1 x 40.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1979
Topic:
Landscape\Nebraska\Lincoln  Search this
Still life\fruit\apple  Search this
Still life\vegetable\squash  Search this
Recreation\fair  Search this
Still life\fruit\peach  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1990.49.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1985, Ronald R. Geibert
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.49.4

Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection

Donor:
Shafer, Mary C.  Search this
Sheppard, Stephen  Search this
Landor, Josephine  Search this
Landor, Walter  Search this
Lindsay, Elizabeth R.  Search this
Meggars, Edith R.  Search this
Hallwig, Elizabeth Ann  Search this
Hallwig, O.Morton  Search this
Holt, C.W.  Search this
Krause, Roy  Search this
Willcutts, Viola E.  Search this
Carmody, Stella  Search this
Annis, Esther Pauline  Search this
Coppola, John  Search this
Grossman, Walter  Search this
Frick, Margaret  Search this
Annis, Esther Pauline  Search this
Carmody, Stella  Search this
Coppola, John  Search this
Frick, Margaret  Search this
Grossman, Walter  Search this
Hallwig, Elizabeth Ann  Search this
Hallwig, O.Morton  Search this
Holt, C.W.  Search this
Krause, Roy  Search this
Landor, Josephine  Search this
Landor, Walter  Search this
Lindsay, Elizabeth R.  Search this
Meggars, Edith R.  Search this
Shafer, Mary C.  Search this
Sheppard, Stephen  Search this
Willcutts, Viola E.  Search this
Collector:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Political History, Division of (NMAH)  Search this
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Political History, Division of (NMAH)  Search this
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Source:
Warner, Peter M.  Search this
Names:
Ameriflora '92 (Columbus, Ohio)  Search this
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee (Genova, Italy: 1992)  Search this
Expo '93 (Stuttgart, Germany)  Search this
Expo '93 (Taejŏn-si, Korea)  Search this
Exposición Universal de 1992 (Seville, Spain)  Search this
Exposition universelle et internationale (1958: Brussels, Belgium)  Search this
Floriade Zoetermeer (The Hague, Netherlands: 1992)  Search this
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1964-1965)  Search this
Salon International de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace (Paris, France: 1991)  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893  Search this
Former owner:
Warner, Peter M.  Search this
Extent:
3.3 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Programs
Clippings
Leaflets
Stickers
Guidebooks
Brochures
Commemoratives
Schedules
Stationery
Fans
Calendars
Postcards
Shopping bags
Press releases
Tickets
Certificates
Bumper stickers
Pamphlets
Maps
Catalogs
Date:
1876-1993
Summary:
Collection documents World's Fairs from 1876 to 1993.
Scope and Contents:
The collection is a compilation of gifts from numerous donors, of printed materials and ephemera relating to World's Fairs.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series chronologically by fair.
Provenance:
Collected from numerous donors by the Division of Community Life (now called the Division of Home and Community Life.) A number of items in the collection were also collected for the National Museum of American History by the Division. Donors include Viola E. Willcuts, Peter M. Warner, Edith B. Meggars, Elizabeth R. Lindsay, C.W. Holt, Walter Grossman, Margaret Frick, Peter M. Warner, Esther Pauline Annis, Roy Krause, Ameriflora, Expo '92, Expo '93, Colombo, O. Morton Hallwig and Elizabeth Ann Hallwig, Mary C. Shafer, Robert Vogel, John Coppola, Stella M. Carmody, Walter and Josephine Landor, and Stephen Sheppard.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
World's fairs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Color transparencies -- 1950-2000
Programs
Clippings
Leaflets
Stickers
Guidebooks
Brochures
Commemoratives
Schedules
Stationery
Fans
Calendars
Postcards
Shopping bags
Press releases
Tickets
Certificates
Bumper stickers
Pamphlets
Maps
Catalogs
Citation:
Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection, 1876-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1132
See more items in:
Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1132

1939 N.Y. World's Fair

Physical Description:
bakelite (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 mm x 75 mm; 1/4 in x 2 15/16 in
overall: 1/4 in x 3 in; .635 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Coaster
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Plastics Institute of America
ID Number:
1977.0368.08
Catalog number:
1977.0368.08
Accession number:
1977.0368
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_13
Additional Online Media:

Events, 1945, USA, Ohio (OH), Dayton, Wright Field, Air Forces Fair; Messerschmitt Me 262 Family. [negative]

Photographer:
Larry De Haan (USAAF)  Search this
Type:
Negatives
Local number:
NASM-9A04054
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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1945 Air Forces Fair Photography (De Haan)
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_390447

Street Fair with Buildings

Artist:
Frank Paulin, born Pittsburgh, PA 1926  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 9 1/8 x 13 5/8 in. (23.3 x 34.6 cm) sheet: 11 x 13 7/8 in. (28.0 x 35.2 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1957
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\street  Search this
Recreation\fair  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Bruce and Silke Silverstein
Object number:
2010.14.1
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2010.14.1

Japanese Protractor, 1876 World's Fair

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 10.8 cm x 10.8 cm; 3/32 in x 4 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in
Object Name:
protractor
Place made:
Japan
Date made:
1876
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Protractor  Search this
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from the Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
ID Number:
MA.261306
Accession number:
51116
Catalog number:
261306
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Protractors
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904445

Teens Talk about the NYC and DC Teen Design Fairs 2011

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-01-20T23:27:59.000Z
Topic:
Design  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
cooperhewitt
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_UUW3KXMg1Xo

Japanese Protractor, 1876 World's Fair

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .1 cm x 10.7 cm x 10.7 cm; 1/32 in x 4 7/32 in x 4 7/32 in
Object Name:
protractor
Place made:
Japan
Date made:
1876
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Protractor  Search this
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
ID Number:
MA.261305
Accession number:
51116
Catalog number:
261305
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Protractors
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904463
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