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1939-40, New York, United States - The 1939-40 New York World's Fair

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.

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Building the Fair, 1936 to 1939

Discuss the conception, design and construction of the 1939-40 New York World's Fair.

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'FDR'S VISIT - 1938... - last post by kevin fitz

Whalen, Moses and LaGuardia

Discuss these men and their roles in the 1939-40 New York World's Fair.

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The odd couple - last post by Randy Treadway

The 1939-40 New York World's Fair

Discuss the many exhibits and attractions that made this Fair unforgettable.

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Bizzare newspaper article o... - last post by magikbilly

After The Gates Closed

Flushing Meadows Corona Park between the Fairs, 1941-1963.

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NYC Building in 1953. - last post by Randy Treadway

Capturing the Rainbow

Discuss Collecting Souvenirs from the 1939-40 New York World's Fair. Have a souvenir? Trying to identify or value a Fair collectible? Ask your questions and share your finds here.

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1939 worlds fair coin - last post by magikbilly