Eclectic Modernism in America's World's Fairs

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Selection of photographs on view in the National Building Museum's current exhibition "Designing Tomorrow: America's World's Fairs of the 1930s."

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Eclectic Modernism in America's World's Fairs

  1. 1. The eclectic modernism of the 1930s world’s fairs Photographs from the Designing Tomorrow exhibition at the National Building Museum
  2. 2. Hall of Progress, Cleveland, 1936 Cleveland Public Library / Photograph Collection
  3. 3. General Motors Building, New York, 1939. Wurts Brothers Photography Collection, National Building Museum
  4. 4. Gulf Oil Products Radio Studio, Dallas, 1936. Courtesy Dallas Historical Society. Used by permission.
  5. 5. Porcelain Enamel Building, Cleveland, c. 1936. Cleveland Public Library / Photograph Collection
  6. 6. Operations Building, New York, c. 1939. Wurts Brothers Photography Collection, National Building Museum
  7. 7. Ford Building, Dallas, 1936. Courtesy Dallas Historical Society. Used by permission.
  8. 8. Transportation Zone and Firestone Pavilion, New York, c. 1939. Courtesy Bill Cotter – worldsfairphotos.com.
  9. 9. Higbee Building, Cleveland, c. 1936. Cleveland Public Library / Photograph Collection
  10. 10. National Cash Register Building, Dallas, 1936. Courtesy Dallas Historical Society. Used by permission.
  11. 11. Travel and Transport Building, Chicago, c. 1933. Photograph by Kaufmann & Fabry Co. Courtesy Jim Sweeny.
  12. 12. Ford Building, San Diego, 1935. National Building Museum purchase.
  13. 13. Contemporary Home, Dallas, 1936. Courtesy Dallas Historical Society. Used by permission.
  14. 14. White Owl Cigar Co. Exhibit, Chicago, c. 1933. Photograph by Kaufmann & Fabry Co. Courtesy Jim Sweeny.
  15. 15. U. S. Steel building, New York, c. 1939. Courtesy Bill Cotter – worldsfairphotos.com.
  16. 16. Court of the Electrical Group, Chicago, 1933. Photograph by Kaufmann & Fabry Co. Courtesy Jim Sweeny.
  17. 17. Texaco Building at night, Dallas, 1936. Courtesy Dallas Historical Society. Used by permission.
  18. 18. Crystal House, Chicago, 1934. Photograph by permission and courtesy of the Chicago Park District Special Collections.
  19. 19. Polish Pavilion, New York, 1939. Wurts Brothers Photography Collection, National Building Museum
  20. 20. Ford Building, San Francisco, 1939. Courtesy Bill Cotter – worldsfairphotos.com.
  21. 21. DuPont Building tower, New York, 1939. Courtesy of Hagley Museum and Library.

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