|Title||Souvenir Programs from Welsh cultural celebrations during the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909 and Century 21 1962. |
|Photographer||Richard Nicol |
|Date||1909, 1962 |
|Notes||There is a documentation of Welsh cultural festivals and competitions celebrating music and poetry in King county as early as 1890. |
The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Eisteddfod Association of Seattle was made up of sponsors from all parts of Washington and Oregon. The competition was held in the Exposition Auditorium on August 27th and 28th, 1909. Caption on brochure: " Mor o gan yw Cymru i gyd", Translated: "Wales is a sea of song".
Also shown is the 6th Regional Welsh Gymanfa Ganu, a "singing festival", held in conjunction with the Seattle Worlds Fair, June 28-30, July 1 1962.
|Subjects||Welsh culture--Washington (State); Eisteddfod--Washington (State)Seattle; Gymanfa Ganu--Washington (State) Seattle; Welsh Singing Festival--Washington (State) Seattle; AYPE, Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition--Washington (State); Seattle Worlds Fair--Washing |
|Location||United States --Washington (State)--Seattle; |
|Digital Collection||King County Museum Collections|
|Note About Ownership||This record describes one of more than three hundred artifacts, photographs and documents, submitted by members of the Association of King County Historical Organizations. The King County Collects project took place during the county's sesquicentennial in 2001, to celebrate the shared collection of AKCHO's 205 members. The information presented here is the responsibility of the AKCHO organization which submitted the item for inclusion in the project. |
|Ordering Information||To order a reproduction or to inquire about permissions, contact The Puget Sound Welsh Association, PO Box 19344, Seattle, WA 98109www.pugetsoundwelsh.org. |
|Credit Line||Puget Sound Welsh Association; All rights Reserved |
|Repository||Puget Sound Welsh Association |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from slide as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit color, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using CONTENTdm's image import. |