At the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific

This Inuit family from Labrador was photographed on October 25, 1909 at the A.Y.P.E. in Seattle. The family posed in front of a backdrop of snow covered log buildings. The A.Y.P.E. stood for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition which ran for 138 days on the expanded campus of the University of Washington. Over three million visitors paid admission of about 50 cents apiece to marvel at the temporary and permanent exhibit palaces, exquisite gardens, displays of jewelry and fine arts and to expose themselves to the culture of various nations and people.

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