1964 & 1965 Official Guidebook Entries


The description of this exhibit from the 1964 Official Guide Book

Cover- 1964 Guidebook

The description of this exhibit from the 1965 Official Guide Book

Cover - 1965 Guidebook

The location of this exhibit on the 1964 Official Souvenir Map

Cover - 1964 Official Souvenir Map

CENTRALAMERICA- PANAMA 

Travel, culture and commerce are the main themes of this pavilion, an open-sided building with bright awnings, representing Panama and the five Central American Common Market countries which call themselves Centralamerica: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Most of the exhibition area is devoted to displays of both ancient and modern art, while tourist attractions are seen in a motion picture. Hostesses supply the fairgoer with tourist and industrial information relating to the region. A refreshment counter provides coffee, and visitors may sit at outdoor tables as they watch entertainers.* Admission: free.

  Highlights
 
ARTS AND CRAFTS. Gold and ceramic objects fashioned by Indians before the days of Cortez share the displays with contemporary works. A curio shop sells wooden figurines, silver jewelry, smallarcheological relics and recordings of Central American music.
RESORTS AND RUINS. A color film shows Central America's beach resorts, jungle and mountain regions, Mayan ruins and Spanish colonial towns.

CENTRAL AMERICA

An open-sided building with bright awnings presents the culture and commerce of five countries linked in a common market.

Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua display ancient and modern art, and a motion picture on tourist attractions shows beach resorts, Maya ruins and Spanish colonial towns. Hostesses supply information. A refreshment counter serves coffee, and visitors may eat at outdoor tables as they watch entertainers.

  • ARTS AND CRAFTS. Gold and ceramic objects made by Indians before the days of Cortez share billing with contemporary works. Gift shops sell wooden figurines, silver jewelry, small archeological relics and recordings of native music.
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