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1Title:  Exhibitions and World's Fair collection, 1848-1986 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  Assembled 
 Creator:  Benson Ford Research Center. 
 Abstract:  The Exhibitions and World's Fairs Collection consists of a variety of ephemeral materials related to expositions and exhibitions. 
 Subjects:  Exhibitions--20th century. | Tourism | Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) | Texas Centennial (1936 : Dallas, Tex.) | California Pacific International Exposition (1935-1936 : San Diego, Calif.) | New York World's Fair (1939-1940) | New York World's Fair (1964-1965) | Advertisements | Brochures | Certificates | Circulars | Clippings | Announcements | Guidebooks | Invitations | Maps | Menus | Periodicals | Programs (documents) | Booklets | Souvenirs | Stamps | Stationery | Tickets | Admission tickets 
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2Title:  World's Fair photographs series, 1933-1964 (bulk 1933-1940) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  232 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Photograpic Department. 
 Abstract:  Ford Motor Company was a leading exhibitor in world fairs and other expositions held in America between 1934 and the early 1960s. This collection, consisting of 8x10 black and white photographic prints, documents various aspects of Ford's involvement including buildings, exhibits, displays, employees, celebrities and special events. 
 Subjects:  Exhibitions--20th century. | Exhibition buildings | Exhibit booths | Rotundas | Public relations--Automobile trade | Automobile industry workers | Lincoln-Zephyr automobile. | Ford automobile | Mercury automobile | Families--United States. | Tourism | Automobile industry and trade--By-products. | Celebrities | Automobile dealers | Soybean products | Roads | Automobile driver education | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947. | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. | Disney, Walt, 1901-1966. | Ford Motor Company--Exhibitions. | Ford Motor Company--Employees. | Ford Rotunda (Dearborn, Mich.) | Henry Ford (Organization) | Henry Ford Trade School. | Ford Village Industries. | WED Enterprises, Inc. | Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) | Texas Centennial (1936 : Dallas, Tex.) | California Pacific International Exposition (1935-1936 : San Diego, Calif.) | New York World's Fair (1939-1940) | New York World's Fair (1964-1965) | Photographs. | Portraits. | Group portraits. | Aerial views. 
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3Title:  New York World's Fair (1939-1940) photograph albums, 1939-1940 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  1892 
 Creator:  Ford Motor Company. Engineering Photographic Department. 
 Abstract:  The collection contains photographs of celebrities, politicians, scientists, explorers, and dignitaries from around the world at the New York's World Fair in 1939 and 1940. Ford Motor Company displayed products at many exhibitions from 1904 to the 1960s. 
 Subjects:  Ford, Clara Bryant, 1866-1950 | Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 | Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 | Anderson, Judith, 1897-1992 | Bankhead, Tallulah, 1902-1968 | Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 | Firestone, Harvey Samuel, 1868-1938 | Grant, Cary, 1904-1986 | Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993 | Henie, Sonja, 1912-1969 | Keller, Helen, 1880-1968 | La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947 | Pickford, Mary, 1892-1979 | Rodgers, Roy | Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 | Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944 | Smith, Kate, 1907-1986 | Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973 | Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981 | Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department | New York World’s Fair (1939-1940) | Automobile industry and trade | Exhibitions--20th century | Celebrities | Tourism | Ford Motor Company--Exhibitions | Ford Motor Company--Executives | Ford Motor Company--Public relations | Photographs | Photograph albums | Portraits 
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