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 Resource Type: Artwork
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
The Agriculture Pavilion at HemisFair '68

The Agriculture Pavilion at HemisFair '68

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Illustration of Agriculture Pavilion at the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The text reads, "Agricultura".
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Along the Interurban

Along the Interurban

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of the Interurban railway. The train is on tracks with power lines running beside them. There are trees and a waterway in front.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
Bee County College Drawing

Bee County College Drawing

Date: 1980
Creator: Lewis, Richard
Description: Print of a Bee County College in Beeville, Texas. The print depicts a quadrangle on the college campus surrounded by buildings and lined with trees. The original watercolor was created by Richard Lewis. In 1965 the voters of Bee County named the entire county as a college district and issued bonds in the amount of $1,500,000 for a junior college. One hundred acres of land was donated for the college campus by the widow of A.C. Jones, Mrs. W.M. Thompson, W.W. Jones II, and Mrs. H.B. Hause. In the fall of 1967 the first classes of Bee County College were held. Today the college is named Coastal Bend College and includes campuses in Beeville, Alice, Kingsville, and Pleasanton.
Contributing Partner: Bee County Historical Commission
Birdseye Perspective from Northwest, Restoration Legation de France, Austin, Texas, For Daughters of the Republic of Texas

Birdseye Perspective from Northwest, Restoration Legation de France, Austin, Texas, For Daughters of the Republic of Texas

Date: February 18, 1974
Creator: Raiford Stripling Associates, Inc.
Description: Architectural drawing in pencil of several buildings and the surrounding grounds overlaid on a second, colored drawing. There is a compass in the upper righthand corner and two floorplans outside of the main drawing. In the upper lefthand corner, there is a floorplan of the stable and carriage house with the scale listed as 1/8"=1'.0" (Scale= 1:96) and in the lower righthand corner is a floorplan of the loft at the same scale. Along the right side of the page, the "Legend" lists five numbered issues that the drawing represents: (1) Rebuild stable and carriage house, (2) Remove brick terrace, (3) Replace outswing'g. casements, (4) Remove brick chimney caps, and (5) Complete stone walls. Near the lower right portion of the drawing, there is a raised stamp that says "Registered Architect, State of Texas." Courtesy of Mr. Ray R. Stripling.
Contributing Partner: French Legation Museum
[Christmas Card to Edith and Edgar Sutherlin - 1943-1946]

[Christmas Card to Edith and Edgar Sutherlin - 1943-1946]

Date: unknown
Creator: Sutherlin, James E.
Description: Christmas card to Edith Wilson and Edgar B. Sutherlin from their son James Sutherlin.
Contributing Partner: The Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family
The Coca-Cola Pavilion at HemisFair '68

The Coca-Cola Pavilion at HemisFair '68

Date: 1967?
Creator: unknown
Description: A color drawing of the Coca-Cola Pavilion at HemisFair '68. The pavilion featured a 500 seat theater and presented the puppets of Sid and Marty Krofft in a special play called Kaleidoscope. In this picture one of the lagoon cruise boats can be seen at the right.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Entrance to Lake Erie

Entrance to Lake Erie

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of Lake Erie in Fort Worth. There is an arbor over the entrance with plants along the path. A bridge leads over part of the lake to a park. A large pavilion is at the lake's edge on the left.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
Fiesta Island, HemisFair '68

Fiesta Island, HemisFair '68

Date: 1968?
Creator: unknown
Description: A color drawing of Fiesta Island, part of HemisFair '68. It is where most of the games and amusement rides were located. The drawing shows visitors enjoying a boat ride, taking the mini monorail, riding a ferris wheel, and walking in park-like surroundings.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Generating Plant

Generating Plant

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of the G. N. T. T. Co. power plant in Fort Worth. Railroad tracks are in front of the building. A lake, Handley Park, and another building are behind it. Some people are walking on the paths.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
HemisFair '68 advertisements

HemisFair '68 advertisements

Date: 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Six graphic advertisements for HemisFair '68. The two largest show a group of Latin dancers and a Punch and Judy puppet show. The text on all of the advertisements says "Visit HemisFair 1968 World's Fair, San Antonio, Tex. Apr 6-Oct 6, '68".
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
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