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New York’s World Fair

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The World of Tomorrow was a significant event in the history of America. In the midst of a long lasting depression and a world in turmoil, the New York’s World Fair of 1939/1940 focused on the world of 1964 America. Government and Industry offered their glimpse of what the future held. Television, super highways and fiberglass received their first public viewings ¬†at the fair. Many posters promoted the fair, all featured the Trylon and Perisphere, the symbols of the fair.