Category: new york world’s fair

The world of tomorrow, circa 2024, on display in GM’s Futurama exhibit at the New York World’s Fair, 1964.

The city of tomorrow, circa 2024, on display in GM’s Futurama exhibit at the New York World’s Fair, 1964.

The Runabout, GM’s 1964 concept car with three wheels and two built-in shopping carts for trips to the mall of the future.

The General Electric X-ray mummy exhibit at the New York World’s Fair, 1939-1940.

(New York Public Library)

AT&T’s Picturephone at the New York World’s Fair, 1964.

Welcome to the U.S. Space Park at the New York World’s Fair, highlighted in NASA’s Aeronautics and Space Report, 1965.

Frank R. Paul cover art for Science Fiction magazine, June 1939.

Woman pressing button at the General Electric X-ray mummy exhibit at the New York World’s Fair, 1939/1940.

(New York Public Library)