Yakima Valley Traffic and Credit Association National Apple Week Scrapbook, 1927  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Yakima Valley Traffic and Credit Association National Apple Week Scrapbook
Dates
1927 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 linear foot
Collection Number
Cage 766 (collection)
Summary
This collection consists of a scrapbook (one volume) with extensive documentation of the 1927 National Apple Week activities of the Yakima Valley Traffic and Credit Association Committee on National Apple Week. 1927 was an especially important year for this committee because they created the world's largest apple pie (ten feet in diameter, weighing over 2000 pounds). The pie was baked and served on October 15, 1927, and it gained national and international attention. The scrapbook includes a publicity record, with many newspaper clippings, telegrams, and other correspondence, along with a substantial and detailed narrative text. The volume includes a table of contents and a table of illustrations and exhibits.
Repository
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman WA
99164-5610
Telephone: 509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open and available for research use.

Languages
Digital Objects

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Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Yakima Valley Traffic and Credit Association Committee on National Apple Week for the year 1927 was formed to plan and organize official activities to promote public awareness and sales of apples grown in the Yakima Valley (WA).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection consists of a scrapbook (one volume) with extensive documentation of the 1927 National Apple Week activities of the Yakima Valley Traffic and Credit Association Committee on National Apple Week. 1927 was an especially important year for this committee because they created the world's largest apple pie (ten feet in diameter, weighing over 2000 pounds). The pie was baked and served on October 15, 1927, and it gained national and international attention. The scrapbook includes a publicity record, with many newspaper clippings, telegrams, and other correspondence, along with a substantial and detailed narrative text. The volume includes a table of contents and a table of illustrations and exhibits.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

A digital collection version of the Apple Week Scrapbook is also available.

Preferred Citation

National Apple Week Scrapbook, 1927. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1 Preservation copy of National Apple Week scrapbook 1927
2-3 National Apple Week scrapbook 1927

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Agricultural industries -- Yakima River Valley (Wash.)
  • Apple industry -- Washington (State)
  • Apples -- Economic aspects
  • Apples -- Marketing
  • Apples -- Washington (State) -- History -- Sources
  • Scrapbooks -- Specimens
  • Corporate Names :
  • Yakima Valley Traffic Association -- Archives (creator)
  • Geographical Names :
  • Yakima River Valley (Wash.) -- History -- Sources