The “World of Tomorrow”
Seventy-five years ago the 1939 World’s Fair opened in Queens, New York City, NY, on April 30, 1939. (Also the site of the 1964 World’s Fair)
FDR Opens N.Y. World’s Fair Before 600,000
New York, N.Y.—-The “World of Tomorrow,” spectacular pageant of color and engineering skill, is jammed with excited and thrilled sightseers for its gala opening. Pres. Roosevelt, dedicating the $156,000,000 exhibit calls for world good-will and peace. The evening is climaxed with brilliant fireworks!