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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
 Decade: 1960-1969
Migration Fountain at HemisFair '68

Migration Fountain at HemisFair '68

Date: 1968
Creator: Bill Bristow
Description: Close-up photograph of the Migration Fountain at the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. Created by the artist Bill Bristow.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Sculptures of birds in water at HemisFair '68

Sculptures of birds in water at HemisFair '68

Date: 1968
Creator: Bill Bristow
Description: Image of Sculptures of birds in water at the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The fountain, located outside the United States Pavilion, was called Migration Fountain. Created by Bill Bristow, artist and Trinity University Art Professor.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
United States Pavilion and Migration Fountain

United States Pavilion and Migration Fountain

Date: 1968~
Creator: Bill Bristow
Description: Photograph of a portion of the U.S. pavilion at HemisFair '68. Outside of the pavilion is the Migration Fountain, with a 100 foot wide cascade of water. The fountain decoration includes sculptures of stylized birds attached to metal rods. Created by Bill Bristow, artist and Trinity University Art Professor.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Minutes of initial meeting of interested citizens pertinent to the "Fair of the America's"

Minutes of initial meeting of interested citizens pertinent to the "Fair of the America's"

Date: 1962
Creator: Daniels, John A.
Description: Minutes taken by John A Daniels, of a meeting held Feb. 15th, 1962, at the Granada Hotel of civic leaders to discuss the idea of hosting a "Fair of the America's" in San Antonio, Texas. Those present expressed enthusiasm for the idea. At this meeting is was agreed that an executive committee be formed to investigate the feasibility of staging such a fair.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
[Letter from James W. Francis and A. R. Nelson to Doris Horne - November 18, 1965]

[Letter from James W. Francis and A. R. Nelson to Doris Horne - November 18, 1965]

Date: November 18, 1965
Creator: Francis, Beryl & Nelson, Wilhelmina
Description: Letter from Beryl Francis and Wilhelmina Nelson to Doris Horne requesting financial support for the YWCA. The San Antonio YWCA is raising funds to renovate its Pine Street Building, which has historically served African-Americans, and is soliciting funds from civic groups, including the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc.
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
Report to Hemisfair Re-Use Committee

Report to Hemisfair Re-Use Committee

Date: July 23, 1968
Creator: Harlan, Douglas S.
Description: A report outlining proposals for what to do with the HemisFair '68 site in San Antonio after the fair closes. The author emphasises that the focus should just not be on the HemisFair site, but also include the downtown area, and that the site re-use should capitalize on the cultural and educational heritage of the city. One of the chief proposals in the report is to use part of the fair site to establish a four-year state college.
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
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 some of the main buildings that have been constructed for the fair, including the Tower of the Americas, the Arena, Theatre for the Performing Arts, and Convention Hall.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
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