Coca-Cola production Sid & Marty Krofft “Kaleidoscope”

Coca-Cola production Sid & Marty Krofft “Kaleidoscope”

Date: 1968?
Creator: unknown
Description: A graphic illustration of a scene from Sid and Marty Krofft's puppet production, Kaleidoscope. The scene shows a cow dressed as a ballerina jumping over the moon, and several other unusual looking characters. Kaleidoscope was presented in the Coca-Cola Pavilion at HemisFair '68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
300 North Lot no. 313 - 2 story house/business

300 North Lot no. 313 - 2 story house/business

Date: 196u
Creator: unknown
Description: Two black and white photographs of a large clapboard house with an attached addition occupied by a business. The house is surrounded by large plants and trees and the second story has a porch. Beside the house, partially visible, is a separate garage. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Alamo City Jazz Band

Alamo City Jazz Band

Date: 1968?
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a jazz quintet performing on a stage in front of a small group of people who are seated at three small tables. The name of the quintet is "Alamo City Jazz Band". Most of the people visible in the foreground are drinking beer, and a woman is taking a photograph of the people that are sitting at one of the tables.
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
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
301 North Lot No. 312- Garcia’s Tire Shop

301 North Lot No. 312- Garcia’s Tire Shop

Date: 196u
Creator: unknown
Description: One story clapboard building with an awning covered entry housing a tire shop. Hubcaps decorate the entrance to the shop. The building is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Overview of the waterways in HemisFair

Overview of the waterways in HemisFair

Date: 1968?
Creator: unknown
Description: An artistic bird's-eye view illustration of the HemisFair '68 waterways. In the center of the illustration is a ferris wheel, one of the amusement rides at the fair. Boats can be seen making their way around the waterways.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
301 North Lot No. 312- Garcia’s Tire Shop close-up

301 North Lot No. 312- Garcia’s Tire Shop close-up

Date: 196u
Creator: unknown
Description: There are 3 views of the tire store. The top photograph shows the front of the store with hubcaps, inner tubes and tires displayed. Two signs include the words "selling out". The back view of the shop also shows discarded tires and inner tubes. The third photograph shows the store from the side. Two large signs take up most of the wall space. One says "Drink hippo size beverages" and the other says "Garcia's Tire Shop, selling out tires". The store 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: A photograph of people watching The Danza de los voladores de Papantla (Dance of Papantla's flyers) who performed an ancient dramatic rituals dance from Veracruz, Mexico at HemisFair '68. Five men 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 others descend the pole with a rope tied to one of their feet. The rope unwraps itself 13 times for each of the four flyers representing the 52 weeks of the year. This photograph shows the four performers dangling upside down by the ropes with the fifth performer remaining at the top of the pole.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Rainbo Puppet Theater

Rainbo Puppet Theater

Date: 1968?
Creator: unknown
Description: Children gather around watching the puppet show at the Rainbo Theatre prior to HemisFair ’68 in San Antonio, Texas. A puppet is leaning over the edge of the stage window. A small pennant with the word "HemisFair" written on it is hanging from it's mouth. A girl in the audience is reaching up to hold the pennant. The event was sponsored by Rainbo bread. Printed below the stage window is “Preview of the HemisFair ’68 Apr.6-Oct.6 1968 World Fair - San Antonio, Texas.”
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
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