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Name of Collection: Railroad Exhibit at 1939 World’s Fair      

Accession Number: AM15-43                               

Given By: Kaylene Behm 

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt: March 2, 2015

Extent: 1 item  

Inclusive Dates: 1939   

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Promotional card for the Railroad Exhibit at the 1939 World’s Fair in New York mailed to Master Steve Blair, Jr., in New York City on July 22, 1939. The card is inscribed:

Railroad Exhibit, New York World’s Fair 1939

U.S. Railway Post Office Car, NYC 4868

See the historic, colorful pageant, Railroads on Parade, presented four times daily.


The envelope is postmarked “New York World’s Fair” with a Territorial Centennial 1838-1938 stamp. The envelope is inscribed:

Railroads at the New York World’s Fair 1939

Railroads on Parade

Railroads at Work

Railroads in Building

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