• Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: speech of Hon. Samuel H. Piles of Washington in the Senate of the United States: Monday, February 3, 1908

    Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: speech of Hon. Samuel H. Piles of Washington in the Senate of the United States: Monday, February 3, 1908

    Piles, Samuel Henry

    Printed version of speech given by Washington State Senator Samuel Henry Piles to the U.S. Senate on 3 February 1908. Senator Piles makes the speech for the purposes of calling the attention of the Senate to a bill requesting the participation of the government in the A.Y.P.E. Speech includes summaries of the purpose of the exposition, the benefits to the country of promoting the resources of the West (specifically those of Alaska) and a statement regarding the importance of the West to the rest of the nation. Includes appendix of climatological conditions of Alaska. 28 pages, 22 cm.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_557576

    Date: 1908

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  • A-Y-P Addition real estate brochure

    A-Y-P Addition real estate brochure

    Joseph E. Thomas & Company, Inc.

    Joseph E. Thomas & Company, Inc. real estate brochure advertising lots for sale on Ravenna Boulevard in the "A-Y-P Addition."

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.51

    Date: 1909?

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  • Invitation from the New York State Committee to the Alaska-Pacific-Yukon Exposition to a reception in honor of Governor Charles E. Hughes of New York at the New York State Building on 2 August 1909

    Invitation from the New York State Committee to the Alaska-Pacific-Yukon Exposition to a reception in honor of Governor Charles E. Hughes of New York at the New York State Building on 2 August 1909

    New York State Committee to the Alaska-Pacific-Yukon Exposition

    Printed invitation card with seal that is inscribed with the word "Excelsior." Card to be presented for admission to the reception to be held from 3:00 until 5:00.

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.47.4a

    Date: 1909

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  • Invitation to the celebration of McMinnville Day at the Oregon State Building on 10 July 1909

    Invitation to the celebration of McMinnville Day at the Oregon State Building on 10 July 1909

    Printed invitation card for the reception with the program to be held at 11:00 and the reception to be held from 3:00 to 5:00.

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.46.9

    Date: 1909

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  • Section francaise de beaux-arts [catalogue officiel]

    Section francaise de beaux-arts [catalogue officiel]

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

    A catalogue organized alphabetically by last name of artist detailing paintings on display in the French section of the Fine Arts Building. Details include brief biographical notes about the artists as well as titles of paintings (and English translations of titles). Note on verso of title page, "All information concerning the sale of the pictures included in the Official Catalogue are to be obtained from Monsieur Surtel, special Delegate for the Section of the French Fine-Arts." Catalogue is in French. 30 pages, 19 cm, illustration on cover.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_324353

    Date: 1909

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  • Smithsonian and National Museum Exhibit

    Smithsonian and National Museum Exhibit

    An article describing the Smithsonian and National Museum Exhibit within the Government Building at the A.Y.P.E. The author notes the particularly educational quality of this exhibit. U.S. development in terms of land and water transportation, telegraphy and the political, religious and economic history of the Pacific states are also discussed. The exhibit also includes a portrait gallery of important persons involved in the history and discovery of America. A special feature of the exhibit is the display of an excavation of the Casa Grande Reservation showing settlements of Indian ancestors in Arizona. Also discussed are displays concerning Pacific Islanders. Coast 18.1 (July 1909): 26-29, illustrated.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_179583_jul1909_26

    Date: 1909

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  • Seattle opens doors of country to Japanese commissioners

    Seattle opens doors of country to Japanese commissioners

    An article detailing the Northwest stops on a 3-month tour of the United States by the Honorary Japanese Commercial Commission, chaired by Baron E. Shibusawa. The commission's itinerary included visits to the A.Y.P.E. on September 1 and on Japan Day, September 4. Pacific Northwest Commerce magazine (official publication of the Seattle Chamber of Commerce) 1.4 October 1909: 11-19, illustrated.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_362611_oct1909_11

    Date: 1909

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  • Invitation from the City of Seattle by its mayor and council to visit the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition held in the city of Seattle between 1 June 1909 until 16 October 1909

    Invitation from the City of Seattle by its mayor and council to visit the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition held in the city of Seattle between 1 June 1909 until 16 October 1909

    City of Seattle

    Printed invitation to be sent to invitees and signed by the Mayor and President of the Council. With colored A.Y.P.E. seal. “The City of Seattle, by its Mayor and Council, extends to [space for invitee name] a cordial invitation to visit the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition to be held in this City from June the first to October sixteenth, one thousand nine hundred and nine. [signed] President of the Council, Mayor.”

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.46.2

    Date: 1909

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  • Next World's Fair

    Next World's Fair

    An article describing the preparations underway for the A.Y.P.E. including exhibits planned and buildings under construction as well as the passage of a bill by Congress to appropriate funds for government displays. Also included are more detailed descriptions of the three planned permanent buildings: the Fine Arts Palace (now the Architecture Building), the Auditorium and Machinery Hall. Coast 16.1 (July 1908): 16-19, illustrated.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_179583_jul1908

    Date: 1908

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  • Descriptive catalogue of the collection of Japanese woods and photographs of forests exhibited at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909

    Descriptive catalogue of the collection of Japanese woods and photographs of forests exhibited at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909

    Japan. Noshomusho. Sanrinkyoku.

    Catalog containing descriptions of all the different types of wood from Japan as well as the photographs of Japanese national forests on display at the A.Y.P.E. Descriptions include "locality," "nature" (general physical description of the tree) and "uses." Includes Japanese names as well as Latin names for trees. 50 pages, 19 cm.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_2525440

    Date: 1909?

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