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Photo Courtesy of Greater Seattle News Bureau

AFL-CIO President George Meany with World's Fair Band leader Jackie Souders and Plaza of the States Coordinator Jack Gordon at the Plaza's Salute to Labor on September 3, 1962.


Washington State's two World's Fairs -- Seattle and Spokane


An aerial view of Lower Queen Anne from 1957

Here's Century 21 like you've never seen it before

From 1960, Jack's idea for a Heliport atop the "Seattle Tower"

The World's Fair on the front of the Seattle Phone Book

Day by Day Calendars of Century 21 [October]

1960's Coliseum Groundbreaking

LIFE Magazine advertisements: Nov. 24, 1961, May 20, 1962 issue

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

From "A" to "Z" with Mister G.

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

See "Day to Day at the Plaza" or the Monthly Calendars above


News from the Fair



Expo 74 in Spokane

Spokane's Expo '74

"State Days at Expo Take Lots of Work" from the Spokesman-Review













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