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June 10, 2020   On June 10, 1939 (81 years ago today), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth toured the New York World’s Fair. That day, in a front-page story in the New York Times, Foster Hailey wrote, “A reception fit for a king and queen was being prepared by New York City for the five-and-a-half-hour visit today of Their Britannic Majesties, [...]

World’s Fair Wednesdays: Dr. Couney’s Baby Incubators

May 27, 2020 A very popular exhibit in the Amusements Zone was the famous Baby Incubators run by Dr. Martin Couney. Dr. Couney, who wasn’t actually a trained doctor nor was named Martin Couney (he was born Michael Cohen and was a Polish-Jewish immigrant), had been taking care of premature babies for more than 40 years and, at the time [...]

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