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  • Collection: Expo '74

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Press kit giveaway to Slade Gorton from Jack Geraghty (on left).

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Welles Henderson, Marinus Van Gessell at a press conference.

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Advance tickets arrive.

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Vonda Kay Van Dyke, former Miss America, receiving press kit.

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Advance ticket sales

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Litter Control Act - Harold Sampson

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Expo Float in Portland parade.

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Signing Soviet Expo contract, General Manager's Office, U.S.S.R.

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Boeing announcing plans for amphitheater.

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Partial view of the site of the Expo '74 World's Fair, looking north. Upper center is the U.S. pavilion. To the right of it is the pavilion of the U.S.S.R. Lower right is the Washington State pavilion. The geodesic dome at the right is the Ford…

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Artist's conception of the United States Pavilion

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Artist conception of U.S. pavilion.

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Drawing of Washington State Pavilion and Opera House.

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A bust of Vladimir Lenin greets visitors as they enter the U.S.S.R. Pavilion at the Expo '74 World's Fair. The Soviet Pavilion is the largest foreign exhibit at Expo. Over 100 Russians are living in Spokane for the duration of the fair. Expo opened…

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Drawing of the Expo site before construction

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Energy pavilion Expo '74 marketing. Energy pavilion #4.

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Drawing of the General Motors pavilion

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A star shell bursts behind the United States Pavilion during a fireworks display at the Expo '74 World's Fair. The pavilion, whose theme is "Man and Nature: One and Indivisible", prominently features the words of a Suquamish Indian chief who rebuked…

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The Washington State pavilion of the Expo '74 World's Fair nears completion. The pavilion is one of three structures of the fair that will remain when it closes. It will serve as a convention center, will have a 2,700 seat opera house and art…

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Ducks swimming in the forebay of the Spokane River illustrate the theme of the Expo '74 World's Fair, "Celebrating Tomorrow's Fresh, New Enviornment". What was once the site of a decaying railroad yard and city center is now the location for the…

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Ducks swimming in the forebay of the Spokane River illustrate the theme of the Expo '74 World's Fair, "Celebrating Tomorrow's Fresh, New Enviornment". What was once the site of a decaying railroad yard and city center is now the location for the…

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Drawing of one of the pavilions.

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Artist's conception of the Agriculture Pavilion

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Artist concept of the Agriculture Pavilion

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Afro-American Pavilion, artist rendering

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Photograph of a sign saying "On 27 July 1973 Nothing Happened here."

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Amtrak goes to Spokane. Besides providing transportation for a lot of the visitors to Spokane's Expo '74, Amtrak has its own pavilion. Maureen Mcdonnell of Whittier, California is one of the well informed passenger service representatives staffing…

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Adults and children viewing unidentified pavilion

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People viewing exhibit about "Clean Water Efforts."

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The huge movie screen (six stories high, nine wide) dwarfs an attendant at the IMAX theater in the U.S. pavilion at the Expo '74 World's Fair. Screen is so big it involves the audience in the film - most notably in a dizzying airplane ride through…
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