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Title Parachute Jump
Date 10/24/1939
Year Range from 1931
Year Range to 1941
Description Parachute jump ride from the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair in Flushing, Queens, NY. The sign on the building says "Parachute Jump," the sign on the building in the lower left corner of picture says "Donuts." After the World's Fair ended the ride was moved to its current location in Coney Island in 1941.

Place Flushing, Queens, NY
Photographer Wade, Elton H. L.
Object Name Negative, Sheet Film
Object ID 2009.1.34
Other number 690
Film Size 3 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.
Subjects Amusement parks
Amusement rides
Parachute jump
Rides, Amusement
World's fairs
New York World's Fair (1939-1940: New York, N.Y.)
Search Terms New York World's Fair (1939-1940: New York, N.Y.)
Orig/copy Original
Copyright Franklin Township Public Library
Collection Elton H. L. Wade Photograph Collection