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I'm so glad to know that this project is ongoing. You've done such a wonderful job, Bill, in preserving our past.

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I thought I had all of the various Groundbreaking and Dedication Booklets online, but I realized somehow I had missed the one for First National City Bank. I just scanned it and uploaded it. If anyone knows of any others I'm missing please let me know.

<a href="http://www.worldsfairphotos.com/nywf64/first-national.htm" target="_blank">http://www.worldsfairphotos.com/nywf64/first-national.htm</a>

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Some new additions to WorldsFairPhotso.com:

Added Minnesota, Louisiana, Century Grill and Space Park pages to the 1964-65 New York World's Fair.

Added additional photos to the Avis and Hollywood, U.S.A. pages from the 1964-65 New York World's Fair.

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Incredibly impressive Bill! I wish I had the time to make a 1939 website of color imagery and memories.

I would be more than happy to help if any 1939/40 info is ever needed!

MB

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Thanks, MB! I have a ton more to add - just never the time to do it. I have more 1964 stuff in the pipeline, then will probably start on Expo 85. I've been scanning a mountain of slides from that one, which was one of my favorite Fairs.

I just bought several more lots of 1939 negatives and will get to those soon, I hope. All B&W though.

Bill

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Today's addition is another hour of background music originally heard at the 1965-65 NYWF. This hour is heavy on Sousa marches. If anyone can put names to the unidentified tracks please let me know. I have several more hours of music and will add more of them if there's enough interest.

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April 23, 2007

Added CD #11-13 to the Expo 67 section.

April 22, 2007

Added Dedication Booklet for Pennsylvania Pavilion to the 1964-65 New York World's Fair section.

Added additional stories to the 1964-65 New York World's Fair Magazines and Newspapers section. Recent additions are marked with NEW at the end of the entry.

Added additional information to the First National City Bank page for the 1964-65 New York World's Fair section.

March 29, 2007

Added three additional CDs to the 1964-65 New York World's Fair Photos on CD section.

March 27, 2007

Added CD #2 to the Hemisfair '68 section.

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I have added a new section to WorldsFairPhotos.com - this one for Expo '85. This fair was held in Tsukuba, located near Tokyo. I had the pleasure of visiting Expo '85 while I was in Tokyo, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I'm just getting started and will be adding more items from my collection soon.

<a href="http://www.worldsfairphotos.com/expo85/" target="_blank">Http://www.worldsfairphotos.com/expo85/</a>

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Today's updates:

Added additional photos to the 1984 New Orleans World's Fair Tour section.

Added CD #4 and #5 to the 1939-40 New York World's Fair Photos on CD section.

Added Vintage Disney CD #13 and #14 to the Disney theme parks section.

Added CD #3 and #4 to the Expo 86 Photos on CD section.

Added CD #4 and #5 to the 1984 New Orleans World's Fair Photos on CD section.

[url:44f50]http://www.worldsfairphotos.com[/url:44f50]

Bill

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Here it is, Marc:

fujitsu-1.jpg

(Please forgive the copyright message - I usually don't add them on the photos I post on PTU but just grabbed the version out in public view on my website.)

I don't know much about this type of sculpture, so if you have any info please let us know.

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Tensegrities are structures first invented by Richard Buckminster Fuller.

"The word 'tensegrity' is an invention: a contraction of 'tensional integrity.' Tensegrity describes a structural-relationship principle in which structural shape is guaranteed by the finitely closed, comprehensively continuous, tensional behaviors of the system and not by the discontinuous and exclusively local compressional member behaviors. Tensegrity provides the ability to yield increasingly without ultimately breaking or coming asunder."

Gift_Tensegrity40.jpg

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Thanks Bill, especially for the 7-Up booklet. Also, thanks for identifying the CD number and photo number of all the photos - I forgot that you did that, and it really is nice to be able to find the originals on the CDs.

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Added Norge brochure to the Festival of Gas page for the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair.

Added Du Pont Magazine link to the Du Pont page for the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair.

Added section for 1964-1965 New York World's Fair Corporation documents.

The new section on Fair Corp documents contains an early booklet from 1960, with some very preliminary concepts for the Fair, and early logos before they settled on the Unisphere concept.

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I just remembered there were some updates while PTU was on hiatus:

Updated list of Pana-Vue slides for the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair, adding thumbnails of each slide.

Updated list of ROLOC slides for the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair, including a copy of the original ROLOC catalog..

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Added additional photos to the 1984 New Orleans World's Fair tour section.

Added CD #6 to the 1984 New Orleans World's Fair section.

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I just remembered there were some updates while PTU was on hiatus:

Updated list of Pana-Vue slides for the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair, adding thumbnails of each slide.

Updated list of ROLOC slides for the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair, including a copy of the original ROLOC catalog..

You might mention there's another coming attraction- the original ROLOC slide catalog for Montreal's Expo 67.

Both of these ROLOC catalogs were a PTU tag team effort- John Pender found them in his dad's collection, which in turn came from the legendary Peter Warner, and then I digitized them for Bill to put on his web site.

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Added section for 1964-1965 New York World's Fair Corporation documents.

The new section on Fair Corp documents contains an early booklet from 1960, with some very preliminary concepts for the Fair, and early logos before they settled on the Unisphere concept.

www.worldsfairphotos.com

Good stuff Bill!

I keep forgetting to mention that there doesn't appear to be a working link to the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair Corporation documents on the index page... is this a coming attraction too?

Best Regards,

Kevin

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