You limited your search to:

  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
HemisFair model

HemisFair model

Date: 1968?
Creator: unknown
Description: A photograph of a man and woman looking at a three-dimensional model of HemisFair '68. Only a part of the fair model is in the photo and none of the notable and main structures can be seen. The woman is pointing at a house-like building.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
United States Confluence Theater

United States Confluence Theater

Date: 196?
Creator: unknown
Description: An artistic illustration of the United States Confluence Theater, one of two pavilions of the United States at HemisFair '68. It is a 70 foot high structure which had the largest curvilinear motion picture screen in the world. The Francis Thompson film, "Confluence, U.S.A." was shown in the theatre during the fair.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
General Motors Pavilion

General Motors Pavilion

Date: 1968?
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a three-dimensional model of the General Motors Pavilion at HemisFair '68. The exhibit provided fairgoers with a glimpse into the future of travel and transit as well as a look at some experimental automotive developments. This illustration was published in the souvenir book of HemisFair '68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
217 Rusk Lot No. 171-single family dwelling

217 Rusk Lot No. 171-single family dwelling

Date: 196u
Creator: unknown
Description: Two photographs of a house at 217 Rusk, lot no.171, San Antonio, Texas. The single story house has a saltbox design with a long sloping roof. The front of the house has two doors with a window on either side of the doors. The home is built from stucco or cement and there are areas which show that cracks or holes have been filled in with cement. Two cars are parked at one side of the home; one of them is a Red Ball Co. taxi cab. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Sidewalk troubadors

Sidewalk troubadors

Date: 1968?
Creator: unknown
Description: An artistic illustration of three performers playing guitars standing on a stage designed like a wheeled cart. The performers are dressed in traditional Latin American clothing. Strolling mariachis and other performers entertained HemisFair '68 visitors as they waited to enter pavilions and exhibits.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Canada Pavilion Interior

Canada Pavilion Interior

Date: 1968~
Creator: unknown
Description: A colorful conceptual sketch of the interior of the Canadian Pavilion. In the illustration, a kayak is shown on display, and in the lower left corner is a native Canadian dressed in winter clothing. Canada was one of almost thirty countries participating in HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Los Voladores De Pazeantla- flying Indians from Mexico

Los Voladores De Pazeantla- flying Indians from Mexico

Date: 1968~
Creator: unknown
Description: In this photograph, Indians dressed in traditional clothing are standing at the set up ceremony for the ancient dramatic ritual dance from Veracruz, Mexico. Each man representing the five elements of the indigenous world climb to the top of a pole, one of them stays, playing a flute and dancing while 4 other men descend the pole with a rope tied by one of their feet. The rope unwraps itself 13 times for each of the four flyers, representing the 52 weeks of the year. In this photograph, the men have not yet climbed the pole, which is at the top of a ceremonial platform. The ritual dance was one of the performances at HemisFair '68 which was held in San Antonio from April to October 1968.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
119 Victoria Lot No 246-multi-family dwelling

119 Victoria Lot No 246-multi-family dwelling

Date: 196u
Creator: unknown
Description: 2 photographs of the house at 119 Victoria, San Antonio. Both photographs show the house from the front. It has a covered porch, which is not enclosed, supported by thin decorative wrought iron columns. One half of the house has an attached two-story addition which may not have belonged to the original house. In the second photograph, two small children are visible, one on a tricycle and the other entering the front area of the house through a chainlink fence. Another person can just barely be seen, looking out from one of the front windows. Scrubs add some greenery to the front area. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Los Voladores De Pazeantla- flying Indians from Mexico

Los Voladores De Pazeantla- flying Indians from Mexico

Date: 1968~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of one of Los Voladores de Papantla (the Flying Indians of Papantla) who performed ancient dramatic rituals at HemisFair '68. One of five performers danced atop a 114-foot pole on a 20 inch disk; then, four flyers leaped and spiraled downward with ropes secured to their waists to make 32 turns around the pole. In this picture, the Indian is standing with his arms outstretched on a platform dressed in a bird-like costume and wearing traditional ornaments. He is also wearing a very elaborate headpiece composed of feathers.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
La Fitte D-single family dwelling

La Fitte D-single family dwelling

Date: 196?
Creator: unknown
Description: The photo is of a single story wooden dwelling with a small front porch. There is a driveway from the street that is parallel to the home and a small yard in the front and the back of the house. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of Hemisfair '68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio