1962 Seattle World’s Fair: Day 6

This beautiful postcard was produced in conjunction with the Fair. Topping America’s Space Age World’s Fair, Century 21 Exposition, is the 55-foot Space Needle, where visitors to Seattle from April 21 through October 21, 1962, can dine in a 220-seat revolving restaurant affording a panoramic view of the world’s fair, city and mountain around this…

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1962 Seattle World’s Fair: Your Red Carpet Guide to Century 21

It’s Day 4 of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair spectacular.I just now realized that I never hit published for Day 2 and 3, so you can go back and see them here and here. This small pamphlet, showing a map of the World’s Fair produced by your local Flying A dealer. There is a stamp…

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1962 Seattle World’s Fair: Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair image bonanza. Today’s item is a postcard produced during the Fair that shows the Fairgrounds with the Space Needle front and center.

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1962 Seattle World’s Fair: Day 2 – Welcome to the Seattle World’s Fair from Hamm’s

This Hamm’s beer ad, featuring the Hamm’s bear, was inside the official guide of the World’s Fair.

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The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair: Day 1

Today marks the 55th anniversary of the opening of the Seattle World’s Fair.¬†The Fair has been written, studied and broken apart by people much smarter than me, so I feel I can’t add much in the way of long form essays or deep research. Instead, I will share¬†newspaper clippings, postcards, photos, ephemera videos off and…

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When Bottle of Scotch is Depleted

Mailed from Scranton, Pennsylvania to Mr. W. Simpson & Winifred of Hayward, California on June 18, 1962: 6-16-62 Hi, Flew in last Sunday, all packed & moved. Will arrive in Penna. when bottle of scotch is depleted. Will write soon. Love, V & G.

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