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World’s Fair, February 10, 1977

 Item — Box: 38, Object: 1355

Scope and Contents

Themes of fairs in Seattle and Spokane -- state sanctioning -- themes are "energy" and "food" -- talks about a proposed fair in KC -- federal govt has to ok and back the contributions sand set up procedures the have the different pavilions built (since they will be permanent and the faire will last between 4-6 months) -- Jack Steadman was the Head of the Chamber of Commerce for the proposed fair in KC -- projected attendance is set at 9 million -- feels KC is better fit for a worlds fair geographically -- estimated cost is around 50 million dollars -- getting pledges from businesses -- benefits of having a worlds faire is estimated $110 million and could establish the city as the agri-business center of the world -- three major competitions will make it hard for Missouri to acquire the faire


  • February 10, 1977


  • From the Collection: KCUR (Organization)


1 Open Reel Audiotapes : 7 in. 1/4 in. open reel, 7.5 ips

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository