Gallery of Photographs



Architectural Model of the Bell System Exhibit
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Artist's rendering of the serpentine-style telephone booths sponsored by the Bell System at the Fair.
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Bell System Pavilion
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Bell System Pavilion
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"Floating Wing" Pavilion of the Bell System
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Fountains of the Planets and the Bell System Pavilion
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Night view of Travelers and Bell System Pavilions across the Pool of Industry
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Fireworks expolode in the night sky over the Bell System Pavilion
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Entrance to the Ride of Communication Loading Platform
SOURCE: © Copyright Phil Ras Collection

Side view of the Bell System Pavilion and Communication Ride loading platform
SOURCE: © Copyright Gary Holmes Collection

Fountains of the Planets spray in the Pool of Industry in front of the Bell System Pavilion
SOURCE: © Copyright Bradd Schiffman Collection

Serpentine Telephone Booths
SOURCE: © Copyright Mike Kraus Collection

Family Telephone Booth
SOURCE: © Copyright Mike Kraus Collection




The Bell System floating wing -- 400 feet long, 200 feet wide, 87 feet high -- is composed of two major elements; a chair ride and a series of live demonstrations, displays, and audience participation games. The ride tells the story of communications from bongo drums to satellites.
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Night View of the Bell System Pavilion
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BELL TELEPHONE BOOTHS - Luminous canopies of white translucent Plexiglass light more than 100 outdoor telephone stations at the Fair. There are also family-size telephone booths with special microphones and speakers to permit group calls. These paraboloid booths, which can accommodate up to six persons, are glazed across the front with transparent green Plexiblass
SOURCE: Brochure Plexiglass at the Fair



 

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