Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

"FLIGHT AND THE WORLD OF TOMORROW"; oversized brochure, 17 pages, issued April 1, 1938, as a prospectus advertising the Aviation Pavilion of the 1939 New York World's Fair. Includes decorative maps showing the location of the fairgrounds in the New York metropolitan area (highlighting local airports) and the location of the pavilion within the fairgrounds. Pavilion details include architectural model, floorplan, and artist conceptions of exhibit spaces and lounge [pages 10-15]. Detailed layout of the North Beach Airport (then under construction) [page 16], and map showing location of North Beach, Holmes, Flushing, Floyd Bennett, and Newark Airports, as well as Pan American Airways Air Base at Port Washington [page 17].

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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New York World's Fair Inc



Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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