Mariachis performing at HemisFair '68

Mariachis performing at HemisFair '68

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: A mariachi band performing outdoors in front of a crowd at HemisFair '68. The photograph is taken from behind the mariachis, thus the crowd is facing the viewer.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
People at HemisFair '68

People at HemisFair '68

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Foreground features a man and a lady walking at HemisFair '68, each carrying a child on their shoulders. A few more children and adults walking, and a portion of the monorail are visible in the background. One of the kids in the background is wearing a Mexican-style hat, called a sombrero.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Early picture of HemisFair staff

Early picture of HemisFair staff

Date: 196?
Creator: unknown
Description: Early group photograph of the HemisFair staff. Seated center in the front row is Marshall T. Steves, who served as President and member of the planning committee for HemisFair '68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Marshall T. Steves, Governor John Connally, H.B. Zachry, and others

Marshall T. Steves, Governor John Connally, H.B. Zachry, and others

Date: 196?
Creator: unknown
Description: (Left to right) Marshall T. Steves, Sr., Paul Howell, Gov. John Connally of Texas, Mrs. Connally, gentleman who was head of Canadian Pavilion (name not known), and H.B. "Pat" Zachry pose for a photograph during a formal event. Pat Zachry served as Chairman of the Board, and Marshall Steves served as President of the HemisFair '68 planning committee.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
The Ford Pavilion at HemisFair '68

The Ford Pavilion at HemisFair '68

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Ford Pavilion, one of nineteen corporate pavilions at HemisFair '68. The photograph shows people outside the circular-shaped pavilion with several automobiles on display.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Korean Pavilion

Korean Pavilion

Date: 196?
Creator: unknown
Description: Drawing of the Korean Pavilion at HemisFair '68. Drawing includes the Korean flag and people touring the grounds.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
IBM Lakeside Pavilion

IBM Lakeside Pavilion

Date: 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: A postcard of the IBM Lakeside pavilion at the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. IBM had two pavilions at HemisFair and the Lakeside Pavilion featured an informative movie explaining the operation of modern computers. The picture shows people watching the movie inside the pavilion. The picture was included in the Souvenir book of HemisFair published in 1967.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Young boy hitting a pinata at HemisFair '68

Young boy hitting a pinata at HemisFair '68

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a blindfolded boy hitting a star-shaped pinata with a wooden stick, as two other boys and a woman watch in the background.
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
The Bell System pavilion at HemisFair '68

The Bell System pavilion at HemisFair '68

Date: 1967?
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a model of Southwestern Bell's pavilion at HemisFair '68. Inside the pavilion, visitors had the opportunity to play games with some of the most advanced telephone equipment that existed at the time.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
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