History & Tourism

Elektro And The Mansfield Memorial Museum

28 Oct , 2019  

Elektro, Robot of Mansfield, Mansfield, Ohio

Elektro the Robot was the humanoid star of the “World of Tomorrow”-themed 1939 New York World’s Fair. Seven feet tall, made of metal, filled with then-state-of-the-art electrical gizmos, he could walk, smoke a cigarette, count on his fingers, and hurl wisecracks at amazed audiences.

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