The sudden annexation of Czechoslovakia by German left its pavilion in "The World of Tomorrow" unfinished. Patriotic Americans soon took up the cause of the beleaguered nation."The Orphan Pavilion"
The pavilion covered 1,100 square feet of floor space. Inside there was an enormous rug representing the outstanding achievements of the Czechoslovakian textile industry.
A decorative panel comprised of more than 50,000 pieces of various rare woods portrayed the shoe king, Bata's, home town of Zlin, its life, its work and its service to the world. Along with the many exhibits displaying the country's industry were a restaurant and an open-air beer garden.
Truth Prevails - 1940 Brochure
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