Expo ‘74 - Spokane, Washington
"Celebrating tomorrow’s fresh new environment." Glistening islands and river banks of the Spokane River, open spaces with colorful plazas, dancing fountains, gardens and greenery, and many world-wide pavilions and exhibits. All created to illustrate that Man can live, work and play in harmony with his environment.
Floats of Nations at Expo ‘74 - Spokane, Washington
Floats of Nations and clusters of balloons add their colorful touch in front of Washington State Pavilion. Across the Spokane River is the Russian Pavilion.
Gracie Hansen’s World’s Fair Nite Life (Outside)
A pamphlet printed during the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair advertising the Nite Life scene going on around the fair.
"Peep" Backstage U.S.A. (Front Cover) - 1962 Seattle World’s Fair
Jack D. Matlack Presents
“Peep” Backstage U.S.A.
With The Most Beautiful Girls In Or Out Of This World
“Varieties of Century 21”
“South Pacific Paradise”
“Carnival In Rio”
“Paris Casino Follies”
“On The Riviera”
“Nights in Vegas”
Entire Production Originated and Staged by Leroy Prinz
Seattle World’s Fair 1962
A brochure featuring all of the things to do at the World’s Fair.
United Nations Pavilion - 1962 Seattle World’s Fair
April 21 - October 21, 1962
A View of Expo ‘67 - Montreal, Quebec
A view of the Expo ‘67 Fairgrounds
Gayway (Early Concept) - 1962 Seattle World’s Fair
The Seattle World’s Fair features a GAYWAY amusement zone unique in the history of the world’s fairs on a three-acre tract near the Space Needle and the terminal of the Monorail. a $2 million operation of mostly European up-to-date attractions, arranged by international experts in the amusement field.
Note the early concept drawing of the Space Needle
Institute of Texan Cultures at HemisFair ‘68 - San Antonio, Texas
In a main display area the size of four football fields, visitors to the Texas State Pavilion will view an exciting dramatization of the cultural history of this incredibly diverse state.
Century 21 Exposition - 1962 Seattle World’s Fair on Flickr.
America’s Space Age World’s Fair is now part of Seattle’s skyline; Fair Opens April 21, 1962. Shown here is an artist’s concept of opening day. The 74-acre, $77 million fair will contain five “Worlds” and the exotic connecting “Boulevards of the World. “Man in the Space Age” is the theme, keyed to the U.S. Science Exhibit, a $9 million program, the largest single appropriation every made by the Federal Government to a domestic world’s fair.
Mailed from Bremerton, Washington to Uncle Vernon of Marquette, Kansas on September 21, 1961:
Dear Uncle Vernon -
You would laugh at us - we are so brown - Connie was 8 yesterday - we had a little party out here - Uncle Melvin took many pictures here & Frank too - now we have to settle down for school. Dad flies out every night to eat & often stays. Have had lots of clams - Love,
Deane & Connie
Thailand Pavilion - 1964-65 New York World’s Fair
One of the most photogenic building in the Fair. Under the ornate red-and-gold roof of a Thai Mondop, or shrine, are exhibits of Thai arts and handicrafts, including Thai bronze and silver jewelry.
Mailed from Englewood, New Jersey to Mrs. Violette Roberts on October 26, 1964:
Always too busy or too tied to write. Have neglected all my friends. We’ve done 800 miles, still have 400 to go. Home about Thanksgiving. Fabulous trip, of course. Do hope you’re fine. Box 898, P.S. is my permanent address. Love, Alice
Philippine Pavilion - 1964-65 New York World’s Fair
Presents the history of the islands in paneled wood carvings. A lagoon surrounding the circular building of pre-stressed, laminated timber, will contain scale replicas of Bataan and Corregidor.
Africa Pavilion - New York World’s Fair 1964-65
Fetish rondavel is one of the seven dining areas of the Tree House Restaurant and Bar. Pavilion visitors dine on authentic African cuisine - chilled peanut, melon, paw-paw, cucumber soups - chicken, lamb, beef, lobster with yams, pilli-pilli, rice, baked bananas, avocado, exotic spices, salads - dessert of mango, banana, pineapple, honey, peanut, shredded coconut, ices, creams.