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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
 Resource Type: Text
 Decade: 1960-1969
[Form letter from Venis Hudgins - November 22, 1964]

[Form letter from Venis Hudgins - November 22, 1964]

Date: November 22, 1964
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Description: Form letter from Vernis Hudgins thanking recipients for participating in a seminar about dance hosted by the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Recipients are invited to attend future seminars on drama and charm.
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
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
HemisFair '68 souvenir booklet

HemisFair '68 souvenir booklet

Date: 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Souvenir booklet for HemisFair'68. The text is printed in both English and Spanish. The colorful cover illustration shows smiling characters representing many different nations dressed in national costumes. More than 20 countries participated in HemisFair '68. The booklet is colorfully illustrated with views of the many attractions the world's fair has to offer visitors.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
HemisFair '68 - The San Antonio's World Fair

HemisFair '68 - The San Antonio's World Fair

Date: 1966~
Creator: Steves, Marshall T.
Description: A brief history of the World's Fair by Marshall T. Steves. The speech must have been given several years before HemisFair '68 opened as most of his comments refer to designs and planning for the fair. Marshall Steves was president of HemisFair '68.
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 $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