1964 World's Fair
1939 World's Fair
Disney Signed Letters
Harper Goff Collection
Joseph Mankiewicz Collection
"The Disney World" Magazine
The 1963 annual report form the company that made the 1964 WF monorail - which is featured on the cover.
An original pass for GE shareholders to visit the Carousel between 9-10am
A very early look at Fair financials from 1960 - completed by consulting engineer firm MADIGAN-HYLAND of NYC
Group of items enclosed in a WF Director's Meeting folder from 6/22/64. The items are, unfortunately, a bit underwhelming and do not seem very special for a Board meeting.
Media press kit - apparently sent to The Merv Griffin Show - with information sheets, brochures, and ad copy
Used press kit from the Fair's opening day - chock full of press releases -including a fair amount of duplicates.
State of Florida published update on plans for its pavilion.
Oversized report prepared by the 1964 WF Coro detailing plans for Flushing Meadow park after the fair is over.
An intriguing, odd August 1965 memo from the President of the Charter Hotel Corp suggesting the 1964 World's Fair become converted into a park/fair for NYC instead of being demolished
Two memos to Robert Moses from May 1964 regarding the status from state exhibits and various staff changes - with salaries!
Series of memos detailing plans for the companies and countries planning on pavilions and exhibits.
Very interesting, 23 page report from ad agency rep who visited the 1962 Seattle Fair and recorded his observations for the 1964 WF Corp.
Agreement between state of New Mexico & NYWF Corp. dated 9/19/63 for a spot at the Fair. This is not the original but a copy from the era.
Disney-Booklet for "Ambassadors of Happiness", employees at the 1964 World's Fair who operated It's a Small World.
1984 WED publication celebrating the company's achievements at the Fair. This booklet is relatively crude by Disney standards.
Outside consultant's report estimating attendance size of the fair, when visitors will go, where they will come from and how they will get there.
May 1965 edition of the Ford corporate magazine with a section on the World's Fair.
Short, colorful brochure with some fair highlights and a map.
Booklet of drink recipes that come from "New York's top bartenders, both in town and at the fair".
Short brochure highlighting some of the food available at the fair.
Two-page pamphlet about AMF's monorail at the 1964 WF.
GE Press kit chock full of press releases, photos and other materials related to the company's Progressland pavilion. Includes a 45 of There's A Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow.
A variation of the GE Progressland press kit with different mix of materials
1964 ID card for employee of the Vatican Pavilion
Sinclair Oil's fair pavilion featured dinosaur replicas and this brochure profiles each type.
Booklet published by Delta airlines detailing a recommended three-day itinerary at the fair.
Overview of the Disney-designed GE pavilion where the Carousel of Progress was introduced.
Booklet for the events of April 21, 1965 when the Fair reopened for year two. Includes original mailing envelope and transmittal letter which is dated 4/23/1965 and signed by Robert Moses.
Heavily illustrated booklet with details on GM's Futurama and Avenue of Progress attractions inside the company's pavilion.
Larger variation of Futurama booklet - this one is populated with photographs instead of illustrations.
The report for this year features an illustration of the Futurama pavilion on the cover.
Two variations of fair maps with recommended bus and "glide-a-ride" tour paths published by Greyhound.