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Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition at Seattle, Wash.

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Industrial Expositions

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition at Seattle, Wash.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Industrial Expositions

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Exhibitions,
  • Seattle (Wash.),
  • Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAlaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition at Seattle, Washington
    SeriesS.rp.6510
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18284476M

    Glimpses of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Wash. and the Great Northwest. Title: Glimpses of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Wash. and the Great Northwest: Note: Chicago: Laird and Lee, c Link: page images at LOC: Stable link here: Look for editions of this book at your library. 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 world's fair, the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition.

    On exhibition at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle. The largest engine used on the Great Northern Railway and its diminutive prototype. Average load capacity of the "Wm. Crooks" cent grade 60 tons; that of the "Big Mallet" tons. The "Big Mallet" hauls practically as much tonnage as twenty-five"Wm. Crooks." g No. , the "BIG.   This link between Seattle and the Far North endured throughout the twentieth century. To celebrate its ties to the Far North and to commemorate the Klondike Gold Rush, Seattle hosted the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in This world's fair represented a "coming-of-age party" for the city, signaling the end of its pioneer era.

      Lake Washington with two men and a shelter in the foreground, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific-Exposition, Seattle, Washington, ca (AYP ).jpg × ; 59 KB Liberatis Band, Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington, (AYP ).jpeg × ; 85 KB. FREE Shipping to USA, Alaska Yukon Pacific Expostion Postcard, Seattle, Washington, Official Photograph, Unposted, x Inches VictorianWardrobe From shop VictorianWardrobe.


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Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition at Seattle, Wash by United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Industrial Expositions Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a great book for details about the Exposition. It follows a chronological order, telling almost day-by-day about the various groups that were featured. Also included are overall details about the development and running of the Exposition/5(10).

The Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition in Seattle is not well known. But it has relevance because there is much evidence of it on today's campus of the University of Washington. As is typical of Arcadia Press books, there are a lot of interesting photographs, all in black and white, and minimal s: 4.

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.

Online Book Collections; Online Books by Topic; Biodiversity Heritage Library; Library Catalog (SIRIS) Home» Books» Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Wash. Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Wash.

Portland Post Card Co. Portland Post Card Co, Seattle, Wash. An Official Publication for the Alaska - Yukon - Pacific Exposition Seattle Washingtonwith 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).

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition ( Seattle, Wash.) Souvenir book with lists of Norwegian societies participating in the A.Y.P.E.

as well as their portraits. Also contains program for the "Grand Concert" with portraits of chorus members and conductors. Alan J. Stein and Paula 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. The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition 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. Home» Books» Official catalog of the Department of Fine Arts, Alaska-Yukon- Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Seattle, Wash.) A.

Ida Husted Harper stated in History of Woman Suffrage, published in"The great Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition of at Seattle was utilized as a medium for publicity" (Vol.

6, p. The Washington Equal Suffrage Association also maintained a permanent suffrage exhibit on the grounds during the entire run of the exposition. Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition at Seattle, Wash by United States.

Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Industrial Expositions; Warner, William, ; United States. 59th Congress, 2d session, Senate. [from old catalog]. 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,visitors attended on the first day.

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition 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.

John Charles Olmsted returned to Seattle in to design the grounds for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (AYPE), which would use the undeveloped portion of the University of Washington campus. He created “axes” to organize fair promenades and buildings and capture views of Mt.

Rainier, Lake Washington and Lake Union. 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.

When the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition opened in June,Seattle had just gone through twelve of its most significant years of growth. The arrival of Alaskan gold in and the subsequent Gold Rush was brilliantly exploited to transform a struggling town into one of.

The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, held in Seattle from June 1 to Octofollowed on the heels of the Lewis and Clark Exposition in Portland, Oregon. Initial inspiration for the fair came from a group of Alaska's gold rush pioneers in The Exposition Beautiful. Welcome to the Exposition Beautiful.

We hope this exhibit helps you to experience a bit of the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition. In this exhibit you will see what visitors to the Exposition saw, learn about how the Fair was created, and discover what remains of this wonderful world’s fair on the University campus.

English: Exhibit of the largest book in the world. Caption on image: x PH Coll Subjects (LCSH): Books; California Building (Seattle, Wash.); Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition ( Seattle, Wash.); Exhibitions--Washington (State)--Seattle. Glimpses of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition, Seattle, Wash.

and the great Northwest Realistic views illustrating the Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Date:. Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle (Wash.) -- Description Guide-books, genealogy Publisher Seattle, Wash.: Issued by the Seattle Electric Co., Publicity Dept.

Collection allen_county; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center Language English.The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (AYPE) held in Seattle, Washington, was the spectacular result of nearly 10 million dollars and four years of effort.

The Klondike Gold Rush made Seattle the dominant city in the Pacific Northwest, as the major supplier to Alaska.Held on the campus of the University of Washington, the event drew almost 4 million visitors and put Seattle on the map as a gateway to the Pacific Rim. The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Digital Collection features books, pamphlets, invitations, reports, speeches, maps, articles and more.