I have other pictures of this day when my mother and her childhood friends attended the NY Worlds Fair during Negro Week in 1940. The only one of her friends that I knew very well growing up was Pat. She remained friends until my mother’s death in 2004.
|Betty Peters @ New York Worlds Fair
Negro Week in 1940
Flushing Meadows, NY
(L to R)
Louis, Jacinth, Nickie, Betty, Pat
If you want to know more about the NY Worlds Fair go to these sites.
There are finding aids of the New York Worlds Fair at the New York Public Library (Negro Week).
******Exploring the 1939-1940 NY Worlds Fair Collection (Thank You to Beverly A Harper for this link)