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1939 New York World's Fair

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1939 NY World's Fair - People

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1939 NY World's Fair - Industrial

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The Spectacular New York World's Fair of 1939

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The Ghost Car at the 1939 World's Fair

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Lunch at 1939 NY World’s Fair

The 1939–40 New York World's Fair, which covered the 1,216 acres (492 ha) of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, was the second most expensive American world's fair of all time, exceeded only by St. Louis's Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904. Many countries around the world participated in it, and over 44 million people attended its exhibits in two seasons. It was the first exposition to be based on the future, with an opening slogan of "Dawn of a New Day", and it allowed all visitors to take a look at "the world of tomorrow". According to the official pamphlet:
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