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.