The Bronx in the 30's and 40's
In loving memory of my Mom, Anna Marie Sciampa Runge
I love you with all my heart, Mom.
 Rest in Peace.




 


P.S.90

P.S.90 8th Grade 1942

Jane Addams Vocational  1942


Fleetwood Theater

The 3rd Ave EL


Westchester Square 1937


Old Street Sign


Bedford Park Academy

The NY & QRC depot 1937


3rd Ave Trolley Outside and Inside


Ogden Ave Bus


Aerial View of Jane Addams Vocational High School
 
 


   Dollar Savings Bank


Anderson Ave Bus                                                                     Bathgate Ave


Bocce Ball St Mary's Park                                                            Bronx Clotheslines

Concourse Plaza                                                                                 E.143rd St


Gas Ration Card                                                        Grand Concourse


Hearn's           Jane Addams V.H.S.     Loews 167th St


Ogden Ave


Ration Stamps                                              RKO Fordam Ritz


Scrafpts                                                     Bronx Theater


Tower Theater                                                                    Tremont Ave Texaco


Tremont Ave                                                      West Farm Square


Willis Ave.


Grand Concourse 1938                                                                  Parker Street

Grand Concourse & 188th St.


490 E. 138th


The Ogden Theater
1431 Ogden Ave.


Ritz Theater
1014 E. 180th St. (at Bryant Ave.)


Kingsbridge Theater
15 E. Kingsbridge Rd. (east of Jerome Ave.).


Grand Theater
5 W. Fordham Road (at Jerome Ave.).


Inside an IRT Car 1941                           Rogers Building-Sears Roebuck


Tremont Ave Trolley                      Old Coke Machine


Alexander's on Fordham Road & The Grand Concourse


The Winter Garden on Washington Avenue between Tremont & 176th St


 The Jerome Skating Rink on Jerome Avenue & Fordham Road


Sutter's Bakery on The Grand Concourse & Fordham Road
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

College Ave.


 

1939 World's Fair


 


Futurama                                Ford Motor Co Building


The Marine Transportation Building                      Loewy's train, the 6100                    AT&T's Demonstration Call Room


RCA Building                                        RCA's 1st TV's                                          The City of Light diorama


Time Capsule             Westinghouse Building                          Westinghouse's Middleton Family


The Continental Baking Company Building                          The American Tobacco Company Building


Borden's Rotolactor                                                       The "Frozen Alive Girl" show


 "Little Miracle Town"                                                      Aerial view of the Court of Peace


Statue of Roma on the Italian Pavilion                                       The Czechoslovakian Building


                                                        Truck that ran thru the Fair

Parachute Jump


Trylon and Perisphere radio


Trylon                                                                Ford Exhibit


       Aquacade


 


Electro                          Sealtest


SEVEN AGES OF MAN BELL SYSTEMS


SHEFFIELD FARMS                                           SPEED STATUE


Switzerland                                   Turkish Pavilion

The Voice                           Winter Wonderland


WORLD OF FASHION RESTAURANT              PENELOPE SHOO


Preview                                                    Railroad


RCA Tower                                                 Rectors


RHEINGOLD                                          Kraft Foods


League of Nations                                     LIRR Billboard


Lucky Strikes                                          LuxuryLand


Missouri Bldg.                                         Netherlands


Pan American                                        Parachute Drop


Washington Statue                            Grand Cntl Pkwy

Greyhound                                                    Heineken

Heinzs                                            Dept of Highways


 


Florida Spanish Rest.                                                          Ford


Fountains                                            Gardens on Parade


General Motors                                            Bell Systems


British Pavilion                                            Chrysler


COTY                                                  DuPont


America At Home                                  Bowling Green


American Express                                 Aquacade


ASTRONOMER STATUE                                      Aviation


B&O Railroad                                             Beechnut


 
 
 
 
 

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1939 Worlds Fair Items