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#1 Bill Cotter

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 11:51 AM

I was wondering if any of these, or similar sized, signs has ever turned up.

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September 1964

I believe this was outside the Better Living Center.

#2 Randy Treadway

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 12:36 PM

Chrysler must have paid extra to get TWO signs up there. :)

What's the sign in the upper left, Bill? Alexander something.

#3 Bill Cotter

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 01:04 PM

Beats me!

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As you can see the original slide is a bit blurry. Something about carpets perhaps?

#4 Mark C

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 09:05 AM

Bill - I think you're right. I'm reading the sign as Alexander Smith and a quick google search produces Alexander Smith Carpets.

#5 Randy Treadway

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:44 AM

I wonder if Alexander Smith Carpets had an exhibit in one of the multi-purpose pavilions such as the Better Living Center?

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:47 AM

Check this out....
http://39wfblog.1939...of-history.html

When the pope came in 1965, the carpet was cut up into similar souvenir pieces, but I don't know if *that* carpet came from Alexander Smith too.

#7 Randy Treadway

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:51 AM

Looks like we figured out the sign 10 years ago... :)
http://www.worldsfai...-carousel-site/

#8 Randy Treadway

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 10:57 AM

Does anybody have the 1964 Official Guide book, and can look up what Pavilion #1 was? In the back, Smith Carpets is listed as an exhibitor in Pavilion #1.

#9 SonnyTFox

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:19 PM

I have the 1964/1965 guide book and pavillion no 1 is listed as The House of Good Taste.

#10 Randy Treadway

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:21 PM

Aha! :)

Now go back to the sign, and I think we can make out 'At the House of Good Taste'- the first blue line on the right under Alexander Smith.
Why couldn't we read it before? hahahaha




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