• Opening of the A.-Y.-P. Exposition

    Opening of the A.-Y.-P. Exposition

    An article describing the opening day ceremonies of the A.Y.P.E. The author lauds the superiority of A.Y.P.E. to other world fairs. Also describes features of each building as well as landscaping details. A description of the exposition flag and the origin of the flagstaff as well as a description of the speech by Senator Henry Piles are included. Coast 17.6 (June 1909): 370-78, illustrated.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_179583_jun1909

    Date: 1909

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  • Hawaii Day souvenir ticket

    Hawaii Day souvenir ticket

    Souvenir ticket for Hawaii Day, 25 August 1909, depicting elements from what would later become the Hawaii state seal.

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.50.2

    Date: 1909

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  • Invitation and admission card from the President and Officers of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition to a luncheon at New York State Building on opening day on 1 June 1909

    Invitation and admission card from the President and Officers of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition to a luncheon at New York State Building on opening day on 1 June 1909

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

    Printed invitation card and admission card (to be presented at the door) to the luncheon to be held at 1:00. Inscribed to "Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Rubin." Printed on the admission card is the name of the chairman, Josiah Collins.

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.47.3

    Date: 1909

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  • Invitation from the Hawaii Commission of the Department of the Interior to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition to an event at the Washington State Building on 26 August 1909

    Invitation from the Hawaii Commission of the Department of the Interior to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition to an event at the Washington State Building on 26 August 1909

    Hawaii Commission of the Department of the Interior to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

    Printed invitation card to the event to be held at 8:30. Dancing is noted as part of the event.

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.46.14

    Date: 1909

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  • Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: Seattle, June 1-October 16, 1909

    Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: Seattle, June 1-October 16, 1909

    Northern Pacific Railway Company

    Guidebook released by the Northern Pacific Railway detailing the scope and purpose of the A.Y.P.E. and an overview of the buildings as well as "miscellaneous features" like the Pay Streak. Also included are statements about the ease of finding accommodations although "there will be no hotel on the grounds" (p.27), interesting side trips to take as well as stops to make along the Northern Pacific Railway. Includes fold out map of the United States depicting the Yellowstone Park Line and the stops along the way between Wisconsin and Washington. 45 pages, 22 cm, illustrated.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_2524191

    Date: 1909

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  • Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: Seattle, U.S.A. June 1st to October 15th 1909

    Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: Seattle, U.S.A. June 1st to October 15th 1909

    Booklet describing the plan, scope and aims of the A.Y.P.E. Also descriptions of the environs and features of Seattle, the grounds, building plan and funding of the exposition as well as the states and foreign countries that will be featured. Contains photographs of Alaska, Seattle and Washington State and a ground plan of the exposition. Approximately 25 pages, illustrated.

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.1

    Date: 1907

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  • Souvenir Taft Day official program

    Souvenir Taft Day official program

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

    "Official Daily Programme" for 30 September 1909. Schedule for Taft Day, Sacramento Day, Live Stock Day, and Ellery Band performance. Illustration on cover of William H. Taft, 16 pages.

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.34.2

    Date: 1909

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  • Participation in the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: message from the President of the United States, transmitting the report of the United States Government Board of Managers of the government participation in the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

    Participation in the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: message from the President of the United States, transmitting the report of the United States Government Board of Managers of the government participation in the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

    United States. Government Board of Managers Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, 1909.

    From page 3, "To the Senate and House of Representatives: I transmit herewith, for the information of the Congress, the report of the United States Government board of managers of the Government participation in the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, held at Seattle, Wash., June 1 to October 16, 1909, inclusive, and call the attention of the Congress to the recommendation of the board as to printing the report. Wm. H. Taft. The White House, December 7, 1910." Report includes descriptions of the government buildings and department exhibits as well as the exhibits of Alaska, Hawaii and the Philippines. 100 pages (not including illustrated plates), 29 x 23 cm, illustrated.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_895585

    Date: 1911

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  • Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition: letter to H. E. Hibler, regarding the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909

    Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition: letter to H. E. Hibler, regarding the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909

    Seattle Public Library; Municipal Reference Library

    Hand-typed letter dated 24 December 1957 from librarian Beatrice Hager of the Municipal Reference Library to Mr. H. E. Hibler of Cambridge, Massachusetts answering a series of questions posed by Mr. Hibler to the library regarding the A.Y.P.E. "Gives information on dates, official authority, financing, attendance and paid admissions, purposes, medal, and official song." 3 pages, 28 cm.

    Identifier: spl_ayp_2150864

    Date: 1957

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  • Innes Day souvenir program

    Innes Day souvenir program

    "Festival Performance of Americana: An Allegory of the Civil War in Song" performed by the Innes Orchestral Band of New York, A.-Y.-P. Festival Chorus, Haydn Quartette, Wagner's A.-Y.-P. Band, and the Clan Fraser Troupe of Highland Pipers at the Natural Amphitheatre on 10 July 1909. Festivities also included a military pageant, fireworks, and an opening concert by The Massed Bands. Admission 10 cents. Illustration on cover of Frederick Neil Innes, music director, A.Y.P.E., 4 pages.

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.34.1

    Date: 1909

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