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Milton M Klein <[log in to unmask]>
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A LISTSERV list for discussions pertaining to New York State history." <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 25 Jun 1999 11:31:45 -0400
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        E. L. Doctorow has written a book called WORLD'S FAIR about the
l939 World's Fair.  I didn't think it was very good,but you may enjoy it
and it may tell you what you want to know.

Milton M. Klein                       |   phone: (423) 974-2806
University of Tennessee, Knoxville    |   email: [log in to unmask]

On Thu, 24 Jun 1999, sallie sypher wrote:

>Does anybody know where one can find programs for the exhibits that were
>shown at the Worlds Fair in NY in 1939 and 1940?  Someone has been told by
>neighbors that her house was part of an architectural exhibition at the
>Fair and was later moved to Putnam Valley.  Have there been any books,
>dissertations, or articles on the Fair that she might consult?  She would
>like to document this if possible.
>My only memory of the Fair was being separated from my parents in the
>General Motors building.  A terrible experience for a very little girl!
>Sallie Sypher