Rediscovering the World's Fair in 1939, New York

The World of Tomorrow – Yesterday: The World’s Fair in 1939, New York

This  bright bold fold-out map from the World’s Fair in 1939 along with postcards, pictures and a documentary speak volumes about a new optimism following the bleakness of the Depression and a blind faith in technology and all of the hopes and possibilities of the future. Click image to see larger detailed version.

Rediscovering the World's Fair in 1939, New York

Watch an amazing documentary about people’s first hand stories of the 1939 World’s Fair at Aeon Film by clicking the picture below

The World of Tomorrow - Yesterday: The World's Fair in 1939, New York

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