I worked for the 1962 Seattle's World's Fair where I met my future husband. I was attendig WWSC in Bellingham at the time but Seattle was home and I was looking for a summer job. One of the places I applied had a Security Guard from Wiliam J. Burns Detective. As the weather was fierce, we chatted for a few minutes. I asked him about his job and he referred me to the Burns office. Turms out they were hired to do the security on the docks where the Dominion Monarch was tied up and would be used as a floating hotel. The World's Fair Corporation asked Burns Agency to go ahead and hire the rest of the help they needed to sell and take tickets to board the vessel, sell souvenirs, etc. They hired me to sell Boarding Passes and I had a blast, meeting people from all over the world who had come to enjoy the Fair. The ship was a former troop transport ship and before that a luxury liner The interior was beautiful and had several lounges, dining rooms and the guest hotel rooms. We also boasted a live tv dance show called Boatdeck Bandstand (similar to American Bandstand) We had entertained in part by Viceroys. It was a great summer and I met many people, one of whom ended up being my husband!
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