Restaurant workers preparing cheeseburgers at the Century 21 Exposition in 1962. Also known as the Seattle World’s Fair, the Exposition was a world’s fair held from April 21, 1962 to October 21, 1962 in Seattle. An estimated 10 million people attended the fair.
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The cotton candy machine was invented by William James Morrison and John C. Warton in 1897. Warton was a Nashville candy-maker and Morrison was, ironically, a dentist. While cotton candy was said to have been around for centuries, Morrison and Warton are credited with inventing the first cotton candy machine. Their cotton candy machine melted […]
The 1939-40 New York World’s Fair was hosted in the Flushing Meadows Park in Queens. It was the first to be based on the future with the slogan “Dawn of a New Day.” An estimated 44 million people attended. At the Underwood Elliott Fisher exhibit in the Business Systems Building an unusual item was on […]