Joey Tabaco, Clip 2: Working at the 1964 World's Fair Alaska Pavilion
Collection: This recording is part of the My Baryo, My Borough Collection at the Archives at Queens Library: Joseph Tabaco
Description: During his sophomore year at Aviation High School (Queens), Joey Tabaco got a job as a busboy at the Alaskan Pavilion at the New York Worldâ€™s Fair (1964). He worked at the Alaskan Pavilion restaurant which was actually run by Filipinos from Alaska, or "Alaskan Arrows." To his surprise, he related more to the American Eskimos from Alaska, rather than the Filipinos he met there. He reminisces about the "after-hours" parties at the New York Worldâ€™s Fair (1964) and recalls that "when the Worldâ€™s Fair closed to the public, it opened to the employees."
Filipino Americans; New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.)
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