Staged to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal, and drawing over 19 million visitors in only nine months, the Pan-Pacific International Expo rose like a literal jewel from the ashes of San Francisco's 1906 Earthquake and Fire.
A Century of Progress International Exposition was held in Chicago, Illinois from 1933 to 1934 to celebrate the city's centennial. The theme of the fair was technological innovation. Its motto was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms".
The 1939-40 New York World's Fair, located on the current site of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, was one of the largest world's fairs of all time. The fair ran for two seasons and over 44 million people attended.
The Golden Gate International Exposition was held in San Francisco, California to celebrate the opening of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge. The exposition's first season ran from February 18, 1939 through October 29, 1939 and its second season was from May 25, 1940 through September 29, 1940.
The 1964/1965 New York World’s Fair, located on the current site of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. The fair ran for two seasons and took place without sanctioning from the Bureau of International Expositions.
Expo 67 was held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from April 27 to October 29, 1967. It was considered to be the most successful World's Fair of the 20th century, with over 50 million visitors and 62 nations participating.
"Mister, why are you carrying around a tape recorder?"
One wonder what memories we don't remember, or have little recollection of but become relevant later on. I could very well have got off the bus at the Fair, and watched as my Dad paid Larry for the fare, asked some questions and shook his hand, thanking him. And being a Scout walking over to the Boy Scout exhibit, and shaking hands with Bill and telling him I'm from Massachusetts and maybe I'll see him at the Jamboree.
Hi - just reviving this topic to remind those who have Ray Dashner's The Vault audio CD to refresh their backup copy. CDs are not guaranteed to last forever, although I find that my original still is OK at this late date. Why take a chance?
Bill, I assume that there is still no availability of the originals?
I wonder if their recipe at the fair was exactly the same as their canned products? Their canned version was some of the most highly salted ever, and apparenlty still is:
1520 g per serving