This Month: Fair Guides
The Confidential Guide to the World of Tomorrow, published in April 1938, was rendered, illustrated, and printed by members of the Dutch Treat Club based out of Midtown Manhattan. Founded in 1905, the Dutch Treat Club was gathering of leading New York City writers, illustrators, humorists, actor, and performers. Some of their noted members include science fiction writer Issac Asimor, cartoonist Rube Goldberg of Rube Goldberg machine fame, and magazine illustrator James Montgomery Flagg, best remembered for his Uncle Sam political posters during World War II. Highlight from the Queens Museum Collection on the 1939/1940 New York World’s Fair, 1988.03.39WF39.