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1939 New York World's Fair

The works progress administration building at the New York world’s fair, which according to Rep. Taber (R-NY), will most $2,500,000, or 10 times the figure originally estimated. Allen Stephens, treasury engineer, told a house committee on May 2, 1939 that $544,000 had been spent on the building alone when it was 95% completed, and Taber said cost of shipping WPA exhibits would total $400,000. (AP Photo)

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May 02, 1939 12:00:00 AM
February 11, 2011 07:23:37 PM
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