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Miscellaneous Events: The 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs

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Historian Ron Marzlock shares unusual facts as well as rare color photos and from the 1939-1940 and 1964 - 1965 World's Fairs, both held in Flushing Meadows, Queens. To learn more about the 1939-1940 event, download NYPL's Biblion World’s Fair app from iTunes. It features more than 700 rare documents, photos, and multimedia pieces from the vast World of Tomorrow collection at The New York Public Library—plus 22 original essays by tranmsedia guru Henry Jenkins, author Karen Abbott, Daily Show writer Elliott Kalan, food scholar William Grimes, Paley Center curator Ron Simon, leading academics, and more.