New York World's Fair 1939 Brochure, "The World of Tomorrow How it Will Look!"

Summary

The 1939-40 New York World's Fair assured a depression-weary public that the future would be rosy. This booklet, created as an ad for the Royal Typewriter Company, featured the Trylon and Perisphere on its cover and showed an aerial view of the fairgrounds--claiming this is how the world of tomorrow would look.

The 1939-40 New York World's Fair assured a depression-weary public that the future would be rosy. This booklet, created as an ad for the Royal Typewriter Company, featured the Trylon and Perisphere on its cover and showed an aerial view of the fairgrounds--claiming this is how the world of tomorrow would look.

Artifact

Booklet

Date Made

03 August 1938

Subject Date

1938-1940

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

88.55.61

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 in

Width: 11 in

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