The Resource Seattle's 1962 World's Fair, Bill Cotter

Seattle's 1962 World's Fair, Bill Cotter

Label
Seattle's 1962 World's Fair
Title
Seattle's 1962 World's Fair
Statement of responsibility
Bill Cotter
Title variation
Seattle's nineteen sixty-two World's Fair
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Language
eng
Summary
When the United States entered the 1960s, the nation was swept up in the Space Race as the United States and the Soviet Union competed for supremacy in rocket and satellite technologies. Cities across the country hoped to attract new aerospace companies, but the city leaders of Seattle launched the most ambitious campaign of all. They invited the whole world to visit for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, and more than nine million people took them up on the offer. A colorful collection of exhibits turned 74 acres of rundown buildings into a futuristic wonderland where dozens of countries and companies predicted life in the future. The entire city was transformed with the addition of the soaring Space Needle and the futuristic monorail. When the fair ended, the site became a complex of parks and museums that remains a vibrant part of Seattle city life today
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YDXCP
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1952-
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Cotter, Bill
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1962
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Century 21 Exposition
Series statement
Images of modern America
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  • Century 21 Exposition
  • Exhibitions
  • Exhibition buildings
  • Seattle (Wash.)
Label
Seattle's 1962 World's Fair, Bill Cotter
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn919480974
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
95 pages
Isbn
9781467115124
Lccn
2015948004
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)919480974
Label
Seattle's 1962 World's Fair, Bill Cotter
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn919480974
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
95 pages
Isbn
9781467115124
Lccn
2015948004
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)919480974

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