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Charles W. Poletti papers, 1920-1991, bulk 1923-1970

Series XI: Audiotapes and Films, 1939-1964

The audio tapes and films in this series pertain to the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs. They include a speech Poletti gave about the 1939 Fair and interview with Poletti about his involvement in the 1964 Fair, among others.

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Box 56 Folder 6 Barry Gray Show, 1964

Box 57 Folder 1 Foreign Press Conference, 1963

Box 57 Folder 2 Korean Industrial Exposition, 1962

Box 57 Folder 3 Overseas Press Club, 1963

Box 57 Folder 4 C. Poletti Interview, 1964

Box 57 Folder 5 C. Poletti Speech--1939 World's Fair


Box 57 Folder 6 "To Build a Fair"