World’s Fair Wednesday – 1964 Souvenir Book

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It’s not often that my interests cross paths so conveniently as they have this week.  Dreams Of Space, a space ephemera blog that I’m really fond of, posted these great scans of the 1964/1965 World’s Fair Souvenir book that capture the excitement of the space age really well. The variance in drawings and illustrations of the human future in space really speaks to the idea that this fever cast a wide net, inspiring just about everyone.  Here’s one of my favorites:

 

Space Fever!

 

The hat! The hat is what gets me.  Follow the link for some really inspring artwork of a future that, at the time, was only years away.

 

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