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  • Collection: Expo '74

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

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Afro-American Pavilion, artist rendering

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Artist concept of the Agriculture Pavilion

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Artist's conception of the Agriculture Pavilion

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Drawing of one of the pavilions.

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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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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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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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Drawing of the General Motors pavilion

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

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Drawing of the Expo site before construction

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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 Washington State Pavilion and Opera House.

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Artist conception of U.S. pavilion.

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Artist's conception of the United States Pavilion

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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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Boeing announcing plans for amphitheater.

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

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Expo Float in Portland parade.

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Litter Control Act - Harold Sampson

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Advance ticket sales

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

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Advance tickets arrive.

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Welles Henderson, Marinus Van Gessell at a press conference.

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

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San Francisco, Ca. delegation.

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Color photo of an Expo parade float.

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Washington State Pavilion.

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Demolition of the old station at the center of the railroad yards that became Spokane's World's Fair site is shown here as it looked in February 1973. The Great Northern Tower, the only part of the station to remain, indicates 450 days to go until…

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Laying sod at the U.S. Pavilion.

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Cleared of railroad yards and related industrial structures by 1973, the Expo '74 site still had a long way to go before the opening of the World's Fair. Construction had just started on the Wahington State Pavilion at lower right. The old Burlington…

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Women taking photographs near the Opera House
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