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Washington Governor Albert Rosellini (left) and Plaza Coordinator Jack Gordon assist NY Governor Nelson Rockefeller as he lights the flames to salute New York Day on May 10, 1962.
An aerial view of Lower Queen Anne from 1957
Day by Day Calendars [April] [May] [June] [July] [August] [September] [October]
From 1960, Jack's idea for a Heliport atop the "Seattle Tower"
1960's Coliseum Groundbreaking
LIFE Magazine advertisement from Nov. 24, 1961
Here's Century 21 like you've never seen it before
Here's the World's Fair on the front of the Seattle Phone Book
What's Happening? Day by Day at the Plaza of the States
Jack Gordon Honor Day at Seattle's Century 21 and here's the column by Robert Heilman about the day
John Glenn honored
Jack Gordon named "Arkansas Traveler" in 1962
Closing report for the Plaza of the States
Keep the Plaza, Gordon urges after the Fair
Plaza and Fair Songstress Paula Bane dies in 1994
State Honor Days
Tennessee Honor Day was September 1
Salute to American Labor, September 3
News from the Fair
New Push-Button Dials Successful Here's the official press release announcing that Bell telephone (remember them?) was going to switch from rotary dialed phone to 'push-button dials." It's the beginning of a revolution, according to the release. 1962 and the beginning steps of what lead to cell phones, iphones, texting, and more. As Elvis would have said (or maybe still is saying), "It Happened at the World's Fair!"
Beaver Kills Porcupine at Forest Products Industry Pavilion!
Expo 74 in Spokane
Spokane's Expo '74
"State Days at Expo Take Lots of Work" from the Spokesman-Review
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