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Alaska-Yukon Exposition.

Alaska-Yukon Exposition.

hearings before the United States House Committee on Industrial Arts and Expositions, Sixtieth Congress, first session, on Jan. 27, 1908

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Exhibitions -- Washington (State) -- Seattle

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    Discusses the purpose of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition to be held at Seattle, Wash., in 1909

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination45 p
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15276555M

    Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Digital Collection Browsing items in: Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Digital Collection. Sort by: Results per page: Browsing items in: Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Digital Collection Complimentary book of photographs and essays including biographies of A.Y.P.E. officials, an essay on exposition's plan and. Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition (Book): O'Reilly, Shauna: 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 and highlight trade with the Pacific Rim nations and beyond.

    Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Washington's First World's Fair: A Timeline History (Book): Stein, Alan J.: 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, on what was to become the University of Washington campus, beheld a cornucopia of exhibits housed. Souvenir View Book of the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition in Seattle $ + $ Shipping. Worlds Fair-Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition Seattle, Books, Illus., on CD. $ Free shipping. RPPC Postcard Geyser Basin at AYP Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition Seattle. $Seller Rating: % positive.

    Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition | 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 and highlight trade with the Pacific Rim nations and beyond. Value of HK Alaska-Yukon Exposition Official Souvenir This So-Called Dollar is given the catalog number HK The obverse text on this So-Called Dollar reads Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition Seattle and the reverse text is Official Souvenir Alaska Yukon Pacific ed President, Director General, J.E. Chilberg, I.A. Nadeau.


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"This beautifully illustrated coffee table book chronicles all the important dates and events and random trivia associated with the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition.

You don't need to read this book cover-to-cover in order to fully enjoy it."―Everett Public Library "This beautifully packaged history offers both a wealth of anecdotes and a savvy selection of vintage photographs and memorabilia that bring the A-Y-P /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 text/5(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. (Images of America: Washington) 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. Artist William Caughey created this birdseye view of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, looking to the southeast toward Mt.

Rainier. Several University buildings are visible, such as Denny Hall and Parrington Hall in the right foreground. The University had moved from downtown Seattle to. Home» Books» Official catalog of the Department of Fine Arts, Alaska-Yukon- Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington, Cited by: 1.

66 rows  The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition and Seattle, the Beautiful Exposition City:. 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 (A-Y-P) Exposition was held in Seattle at the University of Washington campus from June 1 to Octo Planning for its extensive landscaped grounds and many buildings began several years before opening day.

The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition -- the A-Y-P for short -- was Washington's first World's Fair. The exposition opened in Seattle on. The Official catalogue of the Department of Fine Arts, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, a page booklet, guided visitors through the alphabetically arranged galleries.

The booklet provided an introduction, information about the artwork and artist and who loaned it and if it was for sale. The Alaska–Yukon–Pacific Exposition was a world's fair held in Seattle inpublicizing the development of the Pacific Northwest. It was originally planned forto mark the 10th anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush, but the organizers found out about the Jamestown Exposition being held that year, and rescheduled.

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 Exposition (AYPE) and helped with the funding.

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, on 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.

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 Pages: Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition. likes. Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition is a new book by Shauna O'Reilly and Brennan O'Reilly released on Followers: The Alaska–Yukon–Pacific Exposition was a World's Fair held in Seattle inpublicizing the development of the Pacific Northwest.

It was originally planned forto mark the 10th anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush, but the organizers found out about the Jamestown Exposition being held that year, and Rating: % positive. 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 Pages: The exposition also celebrated the Pacific Rim, promoting increased trade with Asia.

Japan, China, Hawaii, and the Philippines provided exhibits, and a Japanese battleship docked in Seattle's port in honor of the fair. Seattle merchants and residents hoped that the economy would boom as a result of the Alaska-Yukon Exposition.

The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Digital Collection features books, pamphlets, invitations, reports, speeches, maps, articles and more. It includes items from the collections of both the Seattle Public Library and the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI). 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.Title: Exposition beautiful: Description: Book of essays about the A.Y.P.E.

with official photographs, portraits and ground plan. Titles of the essays include "The World-Wide Significance of the Alaska-Pacific-Yukon Exposition," "The Fair That Kept a Promise," "The United States Government Building at the A.-Y.-P.

Exposition," "Architecture and the Grounds" and "A Trip Over the Grounds.".Mar 8, - Explore cindydeh's board "Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition " on Pinterest.

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