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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
 Resource Type: Text
 Decade: 1960-1969
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
Proposed tower = Torre en proyecto

Proposed tower = Torre en proyecto

Date: 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Description of the Tower of the Americas concept drawing by O'Neil Ford. Description is in English and Spanish, and contains short information about the architect, cost, height, elevators, capacity, and tower facilities.
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
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
Transcript of meeting on HemisFair '68

Transcript of meeting on HemisFair '68

Date: August 27, 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a meeting held August 24, 1965 with Allison Peery, Richard Wilson, and Jim Glass. The meeting discussed the HemisFair project, why it was proposed, how it would be financed, the space planning, what facilities and attractions would be offered, as well as what the fair symbols should be. The transcript is typed, with annotations in hand, on "Culberson, Slaughter, Glass & DuBose, inc." corporate letterhead.
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
HemisFair $200 Million Dollar Dream

HemisFair $200 Million Dollar Dream

Date: 1964
Creator: Sinkin, William, 1913-
Description: Typed document by William Sinkin, President of San Antonio Fair, Inc. about San Antonio hosting a world's fair in 1968, called HemisFair. The document summarizes the administrative and financial work accomplished to date and outlines the road ahead for financial, local and state government support in order for the fair to become a reality.
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
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 how HemisFair '68 represents an urban renaissance for San Antonio, with the construction of the Tower of the Americas and other satellite buildings.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
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