Pacific Northwest Historians Guild's 24th Annual Conference on the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition
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The Pacific Northwest Historians Guild's 24th annual conference will be held at the Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, Washington, on March 7, 2009. The theme is the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (AYPE). The fair took place in Seattle from June 1 to October 16, 1909.
Many Washington State cities and counties participated at the Exposition. There were also special days for ethnic groups, other states and cities in the U.S., Canada, and the world; and a variety of organizations, such as Mystic Shriners Day, Woodsmen of the World Day, Postmasters Day, United Spanish War Veterans’ Day. For a complete list of the special days go to
Fair buildings were sponsored by various states and themes—Washington, Oregon, Alaska, California, Hawaii, New York, Women’s Building, Fine Arts, Machinery, and others.
We hope that historians, whose state or organization was represented at the AYPE, will be interested in making a presentation at the Pacific Northwest Historians Guild's conference. The deadline for proposals is October 15, 2008.
For more information go to our website at http://www.pnwhistorians.org or check out our flyer at
Proposals should include a title, presenter contact information, a brief presenter biography, and a paragraph describing the presentation.
Trish Hackett Nicola, Program Chair
2908 27th Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98199
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