Michael R. Virgintino Interview Part 2

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Title

Michael R. Virgintino Interview Part 2

Description

Michael R. Virgintino, author of Freedomland U.S.A.: The Definitive History, talks about the layout of Freedomland U.S.A. and some of its attractions.

Source

Michael. R. Virgintino

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

5/6/2019

Relation

Interview with Michael R. Virgintino:
http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/594

Inteview with Michael R. Virgintino Part 3: 
http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/661

Format

MP3

Identifier

2019.029.002

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Michael Walsh

Interviewee

Michael R. Virgintino

Location

Grinton I. Will Library

Original Format

MP3

Duration

27:34

Time Summary

00:27-Freedomland-Shaped like the U.S.A.
1:15-Little Old NY 1850s-1900
1:32-Recreation of a bank that was functional.
1:52-Breweries sponsored by F&M Shaefer.
2:15-Tugboats.
2:55-Horse-drawn street cars.
3:41-Candy shops, ice cream parlor
4:00-Recreation of original Macy's that was a function store.
4:43: Horseless carriage ride-New England part of Freedomland.
4:58-Welch's grape juice bar.
5:13-Glass blowers and Morgan Press shop.
5:51-Old Chicago-1871
6:05-Chicago fire attraction.
7:05-Recreation of the Great Lakes-sternwheelers.
7:45-Chippewa war canoes.
8:32-Chicago train station.
9:03-Great Plains 1803-1900.
9:12-Fort Cavalry-Old West setting.
10:50-Stagecoach rides.
11:08-Native American village.
11:40-Mule-Go-Round
12:03-Pony Express.
12:30-San Francisco 1906-Earthquake attraction.
13:30-Chinese restaurant.
13:38-A &W root beer stand.
13:48-Sea park.
14:30-Northwest fur trapper ride.
15:41-Old Southwest of 1890-Wild West theme, Casa Loca, Mine caverns.
18:09-Hacienda restaurant sponsored by Libby's.
18:20-Mexican market.
18:36-New Orleans-Mardi Gras.
18:45-Buccaneer ride.
20:29-Tornado ride.
22:02-Danny the Dragon train ride.
22:51-Civil War attraction.
23:46-Satellite City-Space attractions
25:09-Wooden outdoor dance floor.
25:27-Performances by Glenn Miller, Louie Armstrong, The Temptations. Stevie Wonder, etc.

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Citation

“Michael R. Virgintino Interview Part 2,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed July 18, 2024, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/660.