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Title Matchbook cover: Use the Lincoln Tunnel; Plan Now to See the New York World's Fair 1939. Issued 1938-1939.
Object Name Matchbook
Catalog Number 2011.049.0203
Collection Lincoln Tunnel Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Matchbook cover: Use the Lincoln Tunnel; Plan Now to See the New York World's Fair 1939. Issued 1938-1939. Printed cardstock, 1-1/2" wide x 4-5/8" long. Issued by the Port of New York Authority (stated here only as the Port Authority.)

The Port of New York Authority was promoting the Lincoln Tunnel here, obviously newly opened. It also had several other transportation facilities it built and/or operated, but not stated on this: Holland Tunnel, Geo. Washington Bridge, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge, Outerbridge Crossing.

World's Fair logo.

Advertising inside:

Free Travel Aids and Sports Schedules
(in season)
N.Y. - N.J. Road Map
Lincoln Tunnel N.J. Map
Midtown Manhattan Map
Public Golf Courses
Public Beaches
Baseball Schedule
Football Schedule
Hockey Schedule

Published by the
Port Authority
111 - 8th Ave., New York, N.Y.

Ask for free copies at P.A. bridge and tunnel toll booths, Macy's Sporting Goods, Alex Taylor & Company, or any United Cigar, Whelan Drug, or Davega Sports and Radio Store; also at hotels, tourist bureaus, and the larger gas stations in Metropolitan New York.

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Date 1938-1939
Year Range from 1938
Year Range to 1939
Search Terms Holland Tunnel
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Caption outside, detail, inside
Imagefile 110\20110490203.TIF
Classification Tunnels
Advertising