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Craig Bavaro

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About Craig Bavaro

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    Century 21 Exposition
  • Birthday February 6

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    Los Angeles, CA
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    Everything NYWF 64-65

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  1. Coast Guard 1965

    Working for a bank, I can tell that this is related to the federal requirement for handicapped access to websites or more specifically the following: Congress significantly strengthened Section 508 in the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. Its primary purpose is to provide access to and use of Federal executive agencies' electronic and information technology (ICT) by individuals with disabilities.
  2. Go Go Greyhound

    Having read literally thousands of pages of Fair Corporation memos, reports, planning documents, etc. over the years, I can tell you that the bottom line was that Greyhound put forth a very detailed and compelling proposal for the fair. Not only was it lucrative for the Fair Corporation, but it was lucrative for Greyhound as well. While they did look at other more cutting edge and innovative ideas for transportation, most of those plans were either not well thought out or couldn't raise the necessary financing to assure the Fair Corp. that their plans could be successfully executed and run for two seasons. You also have to bear in mind that even though the Fair Corp. had 4 1/2 years to plan and build the fair, during that time they needed to lobby and vet literally hundreds of exhibitors and vendors across the country and around the world. At the end of the day Greyhound was a well known and dependable company that fair officials knew they could count on to carry through on their plans, so they just checked the done box for this item in their master plan and moved on to the next challenge.
  3. News Flash According to this AP article posted today, not only has the US rejoined the BIE, but the government wants us to host a World's Fair again in Minneapolis Minnesota in 2023. http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/business/minnesota-poland-argentina-compete-host-world-fair-article-1.3627791
  4. Belgian Village #1: Walking Around

    It looks like a little animal on a stick.
  5. Flushing Meadows 1972 #1

    Wow, what great pictures Ralph! My 1976 shots pale in comparison, but then I was only using a Kodak 110 Instamatic.
  6. Water Ski Show #1: Opening Action

    I agree, these are the most detailed photos I have ever seen. You are a great photographer Ralph!
  7. Aloha Hawaii

    After reviewing my Hawaii vacation pictures, I can report that I saw those two thrones in the Iolani Palace this past February when we went to Honolulu. I would have spent more time staring at them if I knew then that they were a genuine world's fair exhibit!
  8. Fun at the Fair!

    If you look carefully at her feet she is bare foot and her right foot appears to be bandaged. It also looks like the table is bolted to the floor, so if she had good coordination she should have landed just fine.
  9. A Brief Look at Korea

    According to the 64 version of the guidebook, page 128, it's "a contemporary wood sculpture suggesting old Korean calligraphy."
  10. Belgian Village #1: Walking Around

    It's amazing that this was only open for barely a year and then they tore it all down. What a waste!
  11. On Wisconsin!

    It's the Big Cheese! Someone call Bill Young. He's a "big cheese" fan.
  12. Unisphere: Back by Popular Demand!

    It's like I always say, you can never have too many "Uni" shots!
  13. Westinghouse: Time Flies

    Now that you posted this Roger, I vaguely remember that comment from 2008. Next time I go to the New York Public Library to continue my research in the Fair Corporation files, I will be sure to have them pull the exhibitor, construction and engineering files for Westinghouse and see if there is a clue in there as to what happened to the original marker. Especially since the marker could not have been removed from the site without the Fair Corporations permission.
  14. I do know that the Thailand pavilion was shipped off in its entirety to Expo 67. What happened to it after that is any ones guess.
  15. Westinghouse: Time Flies

    Word has it that it's being stored in the Underground Home just waiting for someone to dig it up....just kidding!