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    Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the World's Fair, 1939-1940.
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    Orth, Edward J. (collector).
    Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the World's Fair, 1939-1940.
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    130 cu. ft.
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    Focuses on the 1939 World's Fair, but contains documentation on other fairs. The 1939 fair materials include original pamphlets, photographs, souvenirs, and guides, personal papers of Orth, materials from Exhibition Collectors Historical Organizations (ECHO), the organization founded by Orth.
    10 series.
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    Finding aid in progress. When available, controls described materials at folder level.
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    Edward J. Orth Archives of the New York World's Fair, 1939-1940, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Unrestricted research use on site, by appointment. Gloves required with unprotected photographs. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
    Reproduction fees for commercial use. Copyright status of items varies.
    World's fairs
    Exhibitions -- 1930-1940 -- New York (State) -- New York
    New York World's Fair (1939-1940)
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    Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
    Pamphlets -- 1930-1940
    Souvenirs -- 1930-1940
    Guidebooks -- 1930-1940
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Local Number: 
    1990.3144 (NMAH Acc.)
    Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization, (collector).
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    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0560.Add Copy to MyList

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