Photographic tour of the iconic and justly famous New York World's fair of 1939/40, showcasing the trade, industry, architecture, public health bodies and community interests of the day. Featuring extraordinary fabrications and installations of major companies and institutions for the delight and fascination of the public, from AT&T, Kodak Eastman, Firestone Tires and Ford and many more corporations.
Exhibits included: the 700-foot-tall Trylon; the 200-foot-wide Perisphere; GM's Futurama ride; 3-D movies, Elektro, a robot seven feet tall. There is also artwork by Salvador Dali, Rockwell Kent, Alexander Calder, and more. 155 photographs of modernist architecture, utopian marvels and industrial might capture a moment in the history of the U.S.A.
This edition includes site map, introduction, captions and an index.