Item: Philadelphia and the New York World's Fair pamphlet, 1939

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Record Number: 14461
Call number: 2083
Box/Case: 26
Folder: 10
Creator: Hospitality Committee of Philadelphia
Address: Philadelphia, PA
Date of Original: 1939
Original Format: Pamphlet
Dimensions: 10 by 19 cm
Inscription text: On Your Way to the Fair - Enjoy Philadelphia. Historical and Pleasure Center of Philadelphia
Image description: Philadelphia and the New York World's Fair pamphlet focuses on quick and easy travel between Philadelphia and New York. The contents section offers an array of activities in Philadelphia based on different themes: Historical Philadelphia, Entertaining Philadelphia, Art and Science in Philadelphia, Sports in Philadelphia, Neighboring Philadelphia, Unusual Philadelphia, Industrial Philadelphia and Where to Stay in Philadelphia.
Under Historical Philadelphia there is Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Besty Ross House, Carpenters' Hall, Powell House, Old Swede's Church, Clinton Street and St. Joseph's Church. Under Entertaining Philadelphia there is music, gay, inviting nightlife, theaters, Philadelphia Orchestra, Robin Hood Dell, Radio Studios, Mummers' Parade and Sailing on the Delaware.

For Art and Science in Philadelphia, there is the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Franklin Institute, the Academy of Natural Sciences, the Rodin Museum. University Museum, Commerical Museum, American Swedish Historical Museum, Bartram's Garden, Curtis Insitute of Music and Art Alliance. Under Neighboring Philadelphia, there is Valley Forge, Memorial Chapel, and Washington's Headquarters. For Unusual Philadelphia, there is the Navy Yard, Fairmount Park, Horticultural Hall, the Philadelphia Zoo and the Colonial Homes. Under Where to Stay and Enjoy Philadelphia, there is a list of popular hotels, their rates, and addresses.