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Photo: Cpl Malcolm Sprinkle, 6th Army Photo Lan, Seattle P.O.E.
"Welcome home, defenders of Freedom" seems to be the thoughts of, left to right, Jack Gordon, Greater Seattle INC., & MC; Gen. Will F. Dean, as L.A., "Bill" Williams, Chairman of Armed Forces Division, Seattle Chamber of Commerce and Col. E. H. Connor, Port Commander. The four officials were part of the contingent that welcomed home 3200 Korean veterans aboard the MEIGS, 15 May, 1954.
Welcome Lane -- One Million Korean War Vets Return through Seattle
From the November 17, 1951, issue of Collier's, "I See Them Kiss and Cry," an M.P.'s story of Welcome Lane
Welcome Lane honored by Seattle Chamber with its "Blue Ox Award" for 1951.
Gordon's 1953 Report to President Eisenhower,
(Coming soon) Photos of Mrs. Gudrun Baker's "Bank Girls" welcoming the soldiers home.
Santa Jack welcomes troops to Seattle
For the one year anniversary of Seattle's Welcome Lane, "Welcome, Korea Vets", Seattle Times, May 4, 1952
Pageant Magazine's coverage of Gordon's Welcome Lane.
Gordon and author Paul Lowney
Newspaper photos from December, 1952: Kay Stevens returns along with the 137th Troop ship to arrive in Seattle.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Front Page of The Washington Veterans News
Gordon Goes to Washington D.C. for the Veterans of Foreign Wars
Civic Unity Committee
Jack Gordon new president of UGN Agency (NW Progress, Nov 16, 1962
1960 "Project: Progress" (Rosellini Reelection Event)
Gordon served as a delegate to 1960 Washington State Democratic Convention
Days of the trains. A special Democratic Convention Seattle-Spokane and return train was made available to the delegates by Northern Pacific
A New Leader for the 60's. Kennedy For President
Washington's Long time Lt. Governor John Cherberg
Gordon helps open the new "2nd Lake Washington Floating Bridge"
Jack Gordon to Head Dept.Of Job Security (The Seattle Times)
Newly Created Job Corps Headed by Jack Gordon (AP Story)
State 'Job Corps' is formed to build employment rolls (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
Jack Gordon in Olympia
Buy Now, Jobs Now!
"A Citizen's Responsibility" article by Gordon from the Seattle P-I
A 1964 Democratic Presidential Campaign brochure. "For Peace With Security"
From the P-I: The Seattle Post-Intelligencer asked Jack Gordon, official civic greeter for Greater Seattle for almost 20 years, to "cover" the 1968 Presidential campaign visits of major political candidates to Seattle. Gordon covered campaign stops by Governor Rockefeller, Sen. Gene McCarthy, Sen. Robert Kennedy, Richard Nixon in May, VP Humphrey, and Gov. George Wallace, and Nixon again in September.
Welcoming Home the 9th Infantry in 1969
Meet the Governors
20 Years of Governor/Hospitality Industry meetings in Olympia
Jack Gordon serves as state co-chairman of the Klondike Festival (75th Anniv of Alaska Gold Rush)
Vice Chairman for the Opening of the Kingdome in 1976
Major Jack Gordon
Thank you from a President
Sixty Years of Gordon and Rosellini
RIP, Dr. Sauvage, 2015
Thanks from the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce
Honorary Cable Car Conductor in 1958
Jack Gordon named "Arkansas Traveler" in 1962
The 1969 Seattle Pilots Welcome Rally--Planned in a hospital
National Pea Soup Week!
Williams and Gordon in the early 50's
The Road Ahead, helping Dave Beck and the Teamsters in 1953
Jack Gordon, 1953 Newsmaker of Tomorrow
From the December 22, 1943 issue of the Sky-Writer, here's Marv Harshman and a Sit-Up Contest
1958's Golden Gloves program
Seattle sends the 1959 Huskies off to Pasadena and the Rose Bowl.
A "tribute" to Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders from 1963
Baltimore Bullets vs LA Lakers played at Neutral Seattle on December 9, 1963
Jaak Gordanovich to Announce U.S.-Soviet Basketball Game from Royal Brougham
The 1967 Seattle Angels Baseball Programs
The 1969 Seattle Pilots Welcome Rally -- Planned in a hospital
1970 and the Second Annual Seattle Pilots' "Opening Day" Lunch
Sam Schulman and the Seattle SuperSonics change Pro Sports forever by bringing Spencer Hayward to Seattle.
the Jan 1971 Program selecting the 1970 Star,
and the 1968 Banquet Program
1980 Seattle P-I Sports Star of the Year Banquet and Award(with pictures!)
... and the rest
Jack helps Pan Am with stewardess training
Gordon active in world premiere of "The Wild Blue Yonder" movie
The world of Jack Gordon
RIP John Pavlick, 1943 O'Dea Graduate
Promoting the Rose Bowl, a booklet
Bill Moyers on the need for Presidential-Press tension. LIFE Magazine in 1965
Angela Davis and Gun Control. LIFE Magazine in 1970
From the April 19, '76, issue of the Seattle P-I, "The Death of Danny Boy"..
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