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Events, 1939 New York, NY, World's Fair. [ephemera]

Photographer:
New York World's Fair Inc  Search this
Type:
Ephemera
Date:
4/1/1938
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Local number:
NASM-9A00815
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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National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_389282

Speed (study for New York World's Fair Court of Communications Building Statue)

Artist:
Joseph E. Renier, born Union Hill, NJ 1887-died New York City 1966  Search this
Medium:
plaster mounted on wood base
Dimensions:
9 1/4 x 9 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (23.5 x 23.8 x 6.9 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1938-1939
Topic:
Study  Search this
History\United States\1939 World's Fair  Search this
Architecture Exterior\civic\Court of Communications Building  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier
Object number:
1967.93.14
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.93.14

Gene Tunney (right) with World's Fair Chief of Police, Sullivan

Artist:
Unidentified Photographer (Wide World Photos)  Search this
Sitter:
Gene Tunney  Search this
Sullivan  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (19.2 x 24.0 cm) image: 7 1/8 x 8 7/8 in. (18.2 x 22.7 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1939
Topic:
History\United States\1939 World's Fair  Search this
Occupation\sport\boxing  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Kenneth B. Pearl
Object number:
1997.118.60
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1997.118.60

Gene Tunney (left) and Arthur Donovan (right) with young boxers Edward McDermott and William McClure at World's Fair

Artist:
Unidentified Photographer (Wide World Photos)  Search this
Sitter:
Gene Tunney  Search this
Arthur Donovan  Search this
Edward McDermott  Search this
William McClure  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (24.0 x 19.0 cm) image: 8 7/8 x 7 1/8 in. (22.5 x 18.2 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1939
Topic:
Ceremony\festival\exposition  Search this
History\United States\1939 World's Fair  Search this
Occupation\sport\boxing  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Kenneth B. Pearl
Object number:
1997.118.48
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1997.118.48

New York World's Fair, 1939-1940

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Office of Registration and Collections Management  Search this
Container:
Box 20 of 34
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-001, National Museum of American Art. Office of Registration and Collections Management, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa97-001-refidd1e3271

First Color Study, Exhibition Hall, Community Center, New York World's Fair (perspective sketch for mural, Cultural Activities in the WPA, WPA Building)

Artist:
Anton Refregier, born Moscow, Russia 1905-died Moscow, Russia 1979  Search this
Medium:
oil and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 x 15 1/8 in. (50.8 x 38.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1938
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Study  Search this
History\United States\1939 World's Fair  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Architecture Interior\civic\community center  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1979.45.7
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1979.45.7

New York World's Fair Commission receipt for Court of Peace

Subject:
Gross, Chaim  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Type:
Financial Records
Date:
1939 Jun. 2
Topic:
Art--Prices  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7674
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Chaim Gross papers, 1920-2004
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7674
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View of Gaetano Cecere's sculpture American Youth outside of the New York World's Fair Home Furnishings building

Subject:
Cecere, Gaetano  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1939
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14843
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Gaetano Cecere papers, 1929-1971
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14843
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View of Gaetano Cecere's sculpture American womanhood outside of the New York World's Fair Home Furnishings building

Subject:
Cecere, Gaetano  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1939
Topic:
Outdoor sculpture  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14844
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Gaetano Cecere papers, 1929-1971
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14844
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Mural painters in World's Fair film

Creator:
Meière, Hildreth, 1892-1961  Search this
Subject:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1939
Topic:
Mural painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18117
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Hildreth Meière papers, 1901-2011, bulk 1911-1960
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18117
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Photograph of sculpture Spirit of Flight by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney at the New York World's Fair

Creator:
Acme Newspictures, Inc.  Search this
Subject:
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa 1940
Topic:
Outdoor sculpture  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19660
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk 1888-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19660
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Concetta Maria Scaravaglione putting the finishing touches on a sculpture

Subject:
Scaravaglione, Concetta Maria  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1938
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2373
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Miscellaneous photographs collection
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2373
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Unidentified man working on tile pieces of J. Scott Williams' mural for the World's Fair

Subject:
Williams, J. Scott (John Scott)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
not after 1939
Topic:
Tiles  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2449
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2449
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Unidentified man working at a kiln

Subject:
Williams, J. Scott (John Scott)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
not after 1939
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2732
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2732
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J. Scott Williams

Subject:
Williams, J. Scott (John Scott)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
not after 1939
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Tiles  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2733
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2733
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J. Scott Williams

Subject:
Williams, J. Scott (John Scott)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
not after 1939
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Tiles  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2734
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2734
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Elizabeth McCausland at silk screen demonstrations, World's Fair

Photographer:
Fredmacher  Search this
Subject:
Gottlieb, Harry  Search this
McCausland, Elizabeth  Search this
World's fairs  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1940 Aug. 11
Topic:
Art teachers  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Textile craft  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7601
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Elizabeth McCausland papers, 1838-1995, bulk 1920-1960
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7601

Musicorner room designed by John Vassos displayed at the American at Home Pavilion, 1940 New York World's Fair

Photographer:
Smith, Richard Averill  Search this
Subject:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1940
Topic:
Display rooms and spaces  Search this
Furniture design  Search this
Interior design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8172
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John Vassos papers, 1915-1989
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8172

Charles Green Shaw gouache sketch for World's Fair motorized piece

Creator:
Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-1974  Search this
Subject:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
Kinetic sculpture  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9233
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Charles Green Shaw papers, 1686, 1833-1979, bulk, 1909-1974
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9233
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Ruth Gikow demonstrating mural painting

Creator:
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Gikow, Ruth Levine  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1940 Aug. 21
Topic:
Murals  Search this
Painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9881
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Jack Levine papers, 1923-1999
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9881
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