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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
 Resource Type: Text
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
20th Anniversary Speech

20th Anniversary Speech

Date: April 4, 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Text of speech given by William Sinkin at the 20th anniversary luncheon of HemisFair '68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
El Abrazo Aug. 1966

El Abrazo Aug. 1966

Date: August 1966
Creator: unknown
Description: Issue of El Abrazo journal devoted to HemisFair '68. The issue cover depicts sailing ships on a blue ocean relating to David Bowen's work in the planning for the 1968 World’s Fair and especially the Youth Pavilion. HemisFair ’68, was held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
El Abrazo Sept/Oct/Nov 1967

El Abrazo Sept/Oct/Nov 1967

Date: September 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: El Abrazo journal issue devoted to HemisFair '68. The cover relates to David Bowen's work in the planning for the 1968 World’s Fair and especially the Youth Pavilion. HemisFair ’68, was held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
The Bru-it

The Bru-it

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: March-April 1968 issue of the magazine of the Lone Star Brewing Company. Most of the issue is devoted to HemisFair '68, with historical information, and information about facilities, attractions, exhibits, and participants. There are many illustrations of the fair.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Building : Tynan House

Building : Tynan House

Date: 1965?
Creator: unknown
Description: Several pages of information about the Tynan House, which was one of the historic houses on the HemisFair '68 site. It was built in the 1860s and located at 117 Goliad Street. Included in this 4 page set is a drawing of the front of the house, and a map showing its location on the HemisFair site.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Cover letter on HemisFair '68 meeting

Cover letter on HemisFair '68 meeting

Date: August 27, 1968
Creator: Glass, Jim
Description: Letter to accompany the transcript of a meeting held August 24, 1965 about HemisFair '68. The letter, from Jim Glass, is addressed to one of the fellow meeting attendees, Mr. Allison Peery. Mr. Peery was one of the site planning architects for HemisFair. The letter is written on "Culberson, Slaughter, Glass & DuBose, inc." letterhead.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Fair of the Americas Fact Sheet

Fair of the Americas Fact Sheet

Date: January 1, 1963
Creator: unknown
Description: Fact sheet for the Fair of the Americas.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
General Electric Company's Theaterama press release

General Electric Company's Theaterama press release

Date: March 28, 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Text is The General Electric Company's press release describing the Theaterama experience at the 1968 World’s Fair known as HemisFair ’68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio entitled "The Wonderful World of Progress." The Circular theater used a variety of audio visual techniques, including live-to-film, film-to-live, “op art,” “blue mat” and magic effects as well as music and lyrics. Featured was a mythical Genie of the Southwest, who spoke and interacted with the onstage hostess-housewife. The release details the writers of the show, its musical score, the 16 hostesses, the "genie" portrayed by television performer Bill McCutcheon and many of the special effects used. The release goes on to include the seating capacity of 16,100 persons and the length of the show, 20 minutes. The release also describes the performance as well as its objective at HemisFair ’68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
HemisFair '68: 1968 World's Fair/April 6-October 6 news

HemisFair '68: 1968 World's Fair/April 6-October 6 news

Date: 1968?
Creator: HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex). Public Relations Dept.
Description: A news release from the Public Relations Department of HemisFair '68. It highlights the Goliad Food Plaza, one of the food clusters at HemisFair '68, and lists a couple of food items available there.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
HemisFair '68: 1968 World's Fair/April 6-October 6 news

HemisFair '68: 1968 World's Fair/April 6-October 6 news

Date: 1968?
Creator: HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex). Public Relations Dept.
Description: A news release from the Public Relations Department of HemisFair '68. It highlights the lagoon cruise boats and the Mini-Monorail as on-grounds transportation at HemisFair '68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
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