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Model Building from the “Futurama” Exhibition at the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 7/8 in x 5/8 in x 3/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 1.5875 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
Model Building
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939-1940
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair 1939-1940
ID Number:
1990.0542.0006
Accession number:
1990.0542
Catalog number:
1990.0542.0006
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Model Building from the “Futurama” Exhibition at the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 7/8 in x 5/8 in x 3/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 1.5875 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
Model Building
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939-1940
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair 1939-1940
ID Number:
1990.0542.0007
Accession number:
1990.0542
Catalog number:
1990.0542.0007
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Model Car from the “Futurama” Exhibition at the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 1/2 in x 1/4 in; .635 cm x 1.27 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
Model Car
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939-1940
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair 1939-1940
ID Number:
1990.0542.0011
Accession number:
1990.0542
Catalog number:
1990.0542.0011
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1313989

Model Car from the “Futurama” Exhibition at the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 5/8 in x 3/8 in; .635 cm x 1.5875 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
Model Car
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939-1940
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair 1939-1940
ID Number:
1990.0542.0016
Accession number:
1990.0542
Catalog number:
1990.0542.0016
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1313994

Model Car from the “Futurama” Exhibition at the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/8 in x 5/8 in x 3/8 in; .9525 cm x 1.5875 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
Model Car
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939-1940
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair 1939-1940
ID Number:
1990.0542.0019
Accession number:
1990.0542
Catalog number:
1990.0542.0019
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1313997

Model Car from the “Futurama” Exhibition at the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/4 in x 5/8 in x 3/8 in; .635 cm x 1.5875 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
Model Car
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939-1940
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair 1939-1940
ID Number:
1990.0542.0020
Accession number:
1990.0542
Catalog number:
1990.0542.0020
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1313998

Model Truck from the “Futurama” Exhibition at the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 3/8 in; .9525 cm x 2.8575 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
Model Truck
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939-1940
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair 1939-1940
ID Number:
1990.0542.0029
Accession number:
1990.0542
Catalog number:
1990.0542.0029
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-0589-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1314007

Model Truck from the “Futurama” Exhibition at the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 3/8 in; .9525 cm x 2.8575 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
Model Truck
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939-1940
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair 1939-1940
ID Number:
1990.0542.0035
Accession number:
1990.0542
Catalog number:
1990.0542.0035
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-0c98-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1314013

Model Truck from the “Futurama” Exhibition at the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 3/8 in; .9525 cm x 3.81 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
Model Truck
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939-1940
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair 1939-1940
ID Number:
1990.0542.0036
Accession number:
1990.0542
Catalog number:
1990.0542.0036
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-fbf1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1314014

1939-1940 New York’s World’s Fair Souvenir Button

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in; x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Button
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939-1940
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair 1939-1940
ID Number:
1990.0542.0476
Accession number:
1990.0542
Catalog number:
1990.0542.0476
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-b5ad-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1314472

1939-1940 New York’s World’s Fair Souvenir Button

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in; x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
Button
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939-1940
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair 1939-1940
ID Number:
1990.0542.0515
Accession number:
1990.0542
Catalog number:
1990.0542.0515
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-2071-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1314511

1939-1940 New York World's Fair Souvenir Button; "Dawn of a New Day"

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic, celluloid (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in; x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Button (Pinback)
button
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Associated Place:
United States: New York, New York City
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939
Associated Date:
1940
1939
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Larry Zim World's Fair Collection
ID Number:
1989.0438.1464
Catalog number:
1989.0438.1464
NY1939B08
Accession number:
1989.0438
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-df8e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1129250

1939-1940 New York World's Fair Souvenir Pin, "Bakelite"

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic, bakelite (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 in; 3.175 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Stickpin
pin
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Associated Place:
United States: New York, New York City
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939
Associated Date:
1940
1939
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Larry Zim World's Fair Collection
ID Number:
1989.0438.1476
Catalog number:
1989.0438.1476
NY1939B20
Accession number:
1989.0438
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-7d8e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1129265
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1939-1940 New York World's Fair Souvenir Button, "I Have Seen the Future"

Depicted (sitter):
General Motors Corporation  Search this
Maker:
General Motors Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic, celluloid (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in; x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
Pin back button
button
souvenir button
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Associated Place:
United States: New York, Queens
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1939
Associated Date:
1939
1940
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Larry Zim World's Fair Collection
ID Number:
1989.0438.1470B
Accession number:
1989.0438
Catalog number:
1989.0438.1470B
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9c39-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_741597

Padriglione Italiano Pennant from the 1939 New York World's Far

Physical Description:
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 26 in x 8 1/2 in; 66.04 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
Pennant
Date made:
1939
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Tourist Trade  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
ID Number:
1982.0257.059
Accession number:
1982.0257
Catalog number:
1982.0257.059
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-da72-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_674464

"Give This Little Girl a Great Big Hand"

Publisher:
Mills Music Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
sheet music
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Publishing date:
1939
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry and Henry Tobias
ID Number:
1983.0529.40
Accession number:
1983.0529
Catalog number:
1983.0529.40
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-faa2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_679520
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"Get Hot with Red, White and Blue Rhythm"

Publisher:
Mills Music Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
sheet music
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Publishing date:
1939
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry and Henry Tobias
ID Number:
1983.0529.41
Accession number:
1983.0529
Catalog number:
1983.0529.41
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Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-faa3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_679521
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George Washington

Depicted (sitter):
Washington, George  Search this
Maker:
United States. Office of War Information  Search this
Federal Works Agency  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 7/8 in x 8 1/8 in; 25.0825 cm x 20.6375 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Date made:
1940s
Subject:
Memorial  Search this
Presidency  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0561
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0561
Accession number:
2013.0327
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-ab6e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813693

Officially Licensed New York World's Fair Comics 1940 Issue

Maker:
D. C. Comics, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 26.67 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
comic book
Date made:
1940
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Superman  Search this
Batman  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
ID Number:
2010.0156.01
Accession number:
2010.0156
Catalog number:
2010.0156.01
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-3896-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1395712

photograph, world's fair

Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 3 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
photograph, world's fair
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
ID Number:
1988.3166.14
Nonaccession number:
1988.3166
Catalog number:
1988.3166.14
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2253-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1463449

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