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Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington.

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 Seattle, Wash.)

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington.

by Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 Seattle, Wash.)

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Published in [Seattle : s.n .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business enterprises -- Washington (State) -- Seattle,
  • Seattle (Wash.) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    WSU MASC copy is: 002-106031370.

    Other titlesSeattle, the exposition city.
    ContributionsPacific Northwest History Collection.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination81, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16787253M
    OCLC/WorldCa29720056

      The Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition, held during the summer of , was the first "world's fair" held in Seattle. Capitalizing on the popularity of the booming gold rush, the exposition was designed to showcase the riches of the Pacific Northwest Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC. Rome2rio makes travelling from Washington to Alaska–Yukon–Pacific Exposition easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Find all the transport options for your trip from Washington to Alaska–Yukon–Pacific Exposition right here.

    Seattle (/ s i ˈ æ t əl / see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United is the seat of King County, e is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North ing to U.S. Census data released in , the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at million, and ranks as the 15th-largest Country: United States. The closing of the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition was an emotional day for Seattleites. The Exposition ended as a financial success with a surplus of $62, As the Seattle Post Intelligencer noted, after he gave the closing speech, Exposition president John E. Chilberg.

    In the city of Seattle had hosted the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, a world's fair whose name called attention to the city's economic orientation, especially its command over (or designs on) hinterlands to the north and trade across the ocean. An Official Publication for the Alaska - Yukon - Pacific Exposition Seattle Washington , with an attractively designed color cover illustration with totem pole, train and ship, city and Mt Rainier in the background. Many illustrations of fair buildings, Eskimo life, Alaska and Seattle. An uncommon publication (five listings in WorldCat).


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Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington by Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 Seattle, Wash.) Download PDF EPUB FB2

University of Washington Campus, In the summer ofa world's fair, the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, took place on the grounds of the University of Washington. The fair shaped the campus in ways that are visible today, creating the Rainier Vista and Drumheller Fountain.

Alan Washington. book. Stein and Washington. book Becker are authors of the book, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: Washington’s First World’s Fair. The book is a page, hard-cover, full color history of the A-Y-P. This richly illustrated and well-researched volume chronicles the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, held in Seattle in The million visitors to the fair during its four-month run, Seattle what was to become the University of Washington campus, beheld a cornucopia of exhibits housed in an astonishing collection of buildings and enjoyed the carnival-like - and sometimes controversial /5(10).

During the first week of Julysuffrage proponents from across the country gathered in Seattle to participate in the 41st Annual Convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and to celebrate Woman Suffrage Day at Washington's first world's Seattle, the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific (A-Y-P) Exposition, currently underway on the University of Washington campus.

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition. [WASHINGTON - SEATTLE - ALASKA YUKON PACIFIC EXPOSITION)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Alaska-Yukon-Pacific : WASHINGTON - SEATTLE - ALASKA YUKON PACIFIC EXPOSITION). The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition -- the A-Y-P for short -- was Washington's first World's Fair.

The exposition opened in Seattle on June 1. The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition was conceived to proclaim Seattle's importance as the gateway to the Pacific and its ascendancy to status as one of America's great cities. Seattle's city government played a significant role behind the scenes in preparing the city for the fair and the influx of visitors.

The history of Seattle's Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, on the University of Washington campus. The history is definitely interesting, but the best part of the book is the stunning photos of the buildings, fairgoers, and souvenirs of the festival/5.

The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (AYP), held on the University of Washington campus and instigated by the Seattle Chamber of Commerce, sought to commemorate the discovery of gold in Alaska and the Yukon Territory and to honor the importance of Asian business to Seattle.

Book Summary: The title of this book is Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Washington's First World's Fair and it was written by Alan Stein, Paula Becker-Brown, Alan J. Stein. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format.

This books publish date is Pages: The more than photographs from the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition document the fair held on the campus of the University of Washington during the summer of Images include depictions of the buildings, grounds, entertainment, and exotic attractions at the fair.

Matthew Klingle - "The turn-of-the-century was the era of world's fairs, and the Seattle exposition followed the popular St. Louis fair and the Lewis and Clark Exposition in Portland.

As with other world's fairs, the federal government brought exhibits to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific. The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition opened in Seattle on June 1, with nea visitors.

Originally planned for to mark the 10th anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush, the Exposition was postponed two years to avoid a conflict with another summer long exhibition in Jamestown, Virginia, marking that town’s tercentenary.

Official catalog of the Department of Fine Arts, Alaska-Yukon- Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Seattle, Wash.) A.-Y.-P.

Publishing Co, Cited by: 1. This one-hour documentary celebrates the centennial of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition otherwise known as Seattle first world's fair. Launched inthe AYPE was initially conceived to expand upon Alaskan exhibits at the Lewis and Clark Exposition of For those who experienced it, the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition was a time of wonder in a "citadel set in stars" -- a grand world's fair that transformed t.

- Explore celeste's board "AYPE Seattle " on Pinterest. See more ideas about Seattle, Alaska and World's fair pins. The resulting Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition was slated to take place in Seattle over a four month span in The University of Washington was selected as the ideal locale, and funds were acquired from the state of Washington to construct three new building on campus specifically for the A-Y-P that would afterwards become the property of.

The "authorized birds eye view of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition" compiled by William Caughey in (Seattle, Special Collections, University of Washington) In the city of Seattle celebrated its prodigious growth and recent civic refinements by hosting a.

The Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition, held during the summer ofwas the first "world's fair" held in Seattle. Capitalizing on the popularity of the booming gold rush, the exposition was designed to showcase the riches of the Pacific Northwest and highlight trade with the Pacific Rim nations and beyond/5.

Fifty-three years before, inSeattle’s — indeed, Washington state’s — first world’s fair embraced the sprawling title of Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition to salute the Gold Author: Clay Eals.Seattle (/ s i ˈ æ t əl /) is a West Coast seaport city and the seat of King County, an estimatedresidents as ofSeattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North is the 18th largest city in the United States.

In Julyit was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in • City: ,The following is a single index: subjects, names, authors, and titles have all been combined into one index.

Thus, the index lists subjects and names of persons under discussion in Pacific Northwest Quarterly (PNQ) articles, as well as titles of articles and book reviews, names of authors of articles and of books under review, and names of book reviewers.