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John O'Reilly, Full Interview

Collection: Queens Memory Collection at the Archives at Queens Library: John O'Reilly
Date: Time Period: 1964 - 1965; 2015-06-07; Interview recorded: June 7, 2015 Material: Digital audio recording made using TASCAM DR-07 digital recorder and Adobe Soundbooth. Dimension: Total running time: 0:20:02
Creator: John O'Reilly interviewed by Natalie Milbrodt Identifier: aql:19413 qmp-jo-full-000004

Description: John O'Reilly grew up in Richmond Hill, and visited the World's Fair regularly. In 1965 he and his friends snuck in almost every day. They spent a lot of time at the different pavilions and food courts. John O'Reilly describes the NY State Pavilion, the Vatican Pavilion, the food, and the new technological innovations in detail. He also discusses controversies surrounding the Fair and the history of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

Collection : aql:19467; aql:20455

Creator : John O'Reilly interviewed by Natalie Milbrodt

Date : Time Period: 1964 - 1965; 2015-06-07; Interview recorded: June 7, 2015

Summary/Description : John O'Reilly grew up in Richmond Hill, and visited the World's Fair regularly. In 1965 he and his friends snuck in almost every day. They spent a lot of time at the different pavilions and food courts. John O'Reilly describes the NY State Pavilion, the Vatican Pavilion, the food, and the new technological innovations in detail. He also discusses controversies surrounding the Fair and the history of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

Subject : Pavilions; Pieta; New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.)

Rights : Contact digitalarchives@queenslibrary.org for research and reproduction requests.

Coverage : Locations discussed: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, NY Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (New York, N.Y.) Flushing (New York, N.Y.) Queens (New York, N.Y.)

Type : Oral history

Format : Digital audio recording made using TASCAM DR-07 digital recorder and Adobe Soundbooth.; Total running time: 0:20:02

Identifier : aql:19413 qmp-jo-full-000004

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Pavilions; Pieta; New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.)

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