Interview with Gertrude Glass
Description: Gertrude Glass discusses the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. He touches on the General Motor's Futurama exhibit, the foreign cuisines that were available, and how technological innovations featured at the Fair have become commonplace. Transcript from oral histories conducted under the direction of Warren Susman in conjunction with the "Dawn of A New Day" exhibition at the Queens Museum of Art in 1980. Some transcripts may be incomplete or may not follow the interview verbatim.
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.); World War, 1939-1945; General Motors Corporation; Restaurants; Television -- Receivers and reception; Then & now comparisons
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