• Argus: A.Y.P. ed.

    Argus: A.Y.P. ed.

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

    Special A.Y.P.E. edition of "the Argus" magazine. Articles concern the city of Seattle, the exposition, the Pay Streak, etc. Authors include J. E. Chilberg, Director General I. A. Nadeau, J. A. Wood, Robert Watson Boyce, George W. Kummer, Geo. E. Boos and C. B. Yandell. Also includes several pages of advertisements. Argus 16:3 (20 February 1909). 80 pages, 31 cm, illustrated.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_160304

    Date: 1909

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  • Hawaiian Building at the A.-Y.-P.

    Hawaiian Building at the A.-Y.-P.

    Cooper, Will J.

    A brief article describing the Hawaiian Building including its features, exhibits, furnishings, etc. Particular attention is paid to the exports on display such as pineapple, coconut, hardwoods and sisal (a fiber made from plants). In the author’s view, the exhibit is highly educational. Coast 18.2 (August 1909): 92-94, illustrated.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_179583_aug1909

    Date: 1909

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  • Why an Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition?

    Why an Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition?

    Prosser, William Thornton

    An article describing the purpose and scope of the A.Y.P.E. The author expresses favorable views on the fair and notes that based on the amount of exposition stock purchased by Seattle citizens, the rest of the city is in favor of the fair as well. World To-day 14.6 (June 1908): 640-45, illustrated.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_2398447_jun1908

    Date: 1908

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  • Bulletin No. 1; Headquarters Pioneers' Exhibit; Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition; November 15, 1908

    Bulletin No. 1; Headquarters Pioneers' Exhibit; Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition; November 15, 1908

    Meeker, Ezra

    A call for volunteers and contributors for a proposed exhibition of "old Oregon Country" pioneer life. Describes building requirements, menus, plans for musical performances, and exhibitions of textiles, schoolbooks, and Indian relics. Bulletins to be issued monthly until close of exposition. Includes plan of grounds and buildings, 4 pages.

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.31.5

    Date: 1908

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  • Invitation from the Governor of the State of Washington and the Washington State Commission to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition to a reception and ball for the president and officers of the Exposition at the Washington State Building on 15 October 1909

    Invitation from the Governor of the State of Washington and the Washington State Commission to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition to a reception and ball for the president and officers of the Exposition at the Washington State Building on 15 October 1909

    Washington State Commission to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

    Printed invitation to be presented at the door at the reception in honor of the president and officers of the exposition.

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.46.12

    Date: 1909

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  • Seattle Public Library Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Resource Guide

    Seattle Public Library Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Resource Guide

    The Seattle Public Library

    A detailed listing of A.Y.P.E. resources featured in The Seattle Public Library's collections including 1) descriptions of items in the digital collection, 2) resources available for viewing at the library such as postcards and images, and 3) citations to magazine and newspaper articles transcribed from the library's Northwest Index. 27 pages.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_resourceguide2

    Date: 2008

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  • Organization and management of the business of the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition of 1909

    Organization and management of the business of the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition of 1909

    Chilberg, John Edward

    Hand-typed (and signed) account of the A.Y.P.E. from its inception written by the President of the Executive Committee, J. E. Chilberg. From page 1, "This is the year 1953 and I am the only member of the Executive Committee now living. As I was active in the business management with knowledge of all that occurred, I think the record should be made, as it is an important part of Seattle history." Includes a section entitled "Japan at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition." 10 pages, 28 cm.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_556174

    Date: 1953

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  • Invitation from the Arctic Brotherhood to the opening of the Arctic Brotherhood Building on 2 June 1909

    Invitation from the Arctic Brotherhood to the opening of the Arctic Brotherhood Building on 2 June 1909

    Arctic Brotherhood

    Printed invitation to the event to be held from 9:00 until 2:00. Signed by Grand Arctic Chief and Grand Arctic Recorder.

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.46.16

    Date: 1909

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  • Invitation from the New England Club of Seattle to an assembly for “visiting and dancing” at the Washington State Building on 11 September 1909

    Invitation from the New England Club of Seattle to an assembly for “visiting and dancing” at the Washington State Building on 11 September 1909

    New England Club of Seattle

    Printed invitation inscribed to “Esquire Grant.” Includes small printed image of a ship labeled "Mayflower, 1620." Seal reading "New England Club Landing. A-Y-P Sept. 11" with an image of a ship is affixed to the invitation. Written in Old English.

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.47.1

    Date: 1909

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  • Pennsylvania Railroad System's exhibit at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington, June 1 to October 15, 1909

    Pennsylvania Railroad System's exhibit at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington, June 1 to October 15, 1909

    Pennsylvania Railroad

    Small booklet describing the exhibit of the Pennsylvania Railroad System which contains photographs of its construction of the New York Tunnels and Passenger Station. Also includes illustrated renderings of trains and tunnels. Folded map of Pennsylvania Railroad System inserted. 18 pages, 17 cm, illustrated.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_2526788

    Date: 1909

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