Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: Washington's first world's fair : a timeline history

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History Ink/HistoryLink, Jul 30, 2009 - Business & Economics - 183 pages
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This richly illustrated and well-researched volume recounts in detail the history of the fair that brought Seattle and Washington into the national spotlight. The A-Y-P Exposition, held in Seattle in 1909 on the future site of the University of Washington, welcomed 3.7 million visitors and was the first world's fair to make a profit.

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Foreword by Greg Nickels
June 1909
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Alan J. Stein is a staff historian and award-winning author of Safe Passage: The Birth of Washington State Ferries; Bellevue Timeline; and The Olympic: The Story of Seattle's Landmark Hotel. Paula Becker is a staff historian for and author of the popular "Park Hopping" column for ParentMap magazine.

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