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THE BITTER WINTER OF '77

This snowy model of the Valley Forge encampment captures the mood of the low point in the Revolution. It is part of a large Continental Insurance Copany exhibit that reconstructs that era in models, music, paintings and transparencies.

Source: Official Souvenir Book, New York World's Fair 1964-1965

Valley Forge Diorama


A NAVAL BATTLE is re-created for fascinated spectators as John Paul Jones's "Bonhomme Richard" (right) defeats the "Serapis" in a Continental Insurance diorama. Elsewhere, realistic displays bring to life historic figures and such distant places as Israel and Malaysia.

Source: Official Guide Book, New York World's Fair 1964



Source: Business Screen Magazine, Vol. 25, No. 3, March, 1964



Continental Insurance and the Industrial Area of the Fair as viewed from the top of the Better Living Building

Source: Presented courtesy Bill Cotter Collection © Copyright 2007 Bill Cotter, All Rights Reserved

Industrial Area with view of Continental Insurance

 

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