San Antonio de Bexar: A Guide and History

San Antonio de Bexar: A Guide and History

Date: 1890
Creator: Corner, William
Description: This book serves as a guide and historical sketch of San Antonio, Texas. It includes descriptions of county and church records, interviews with memorable Texans, a discussion of the benefits of San Antonio climate to individuals suffering from lung disease, as well as descriptions of local churches, schools, public halls, parks and other establishments. Sidney Lanier's Historical Sketch is included beginning on page 68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
Two men on a concrete platform

Two men on a concrete platform

Date: December 1966
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two men, one standing and the other kneeling, on a concrete platform in downtown San Antonio, Texas. One of the men has a hard hat on. In the background the sign for the Crockett Hotel can be seen.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Children and adults posing for an indoor group picture at HemisFair '68

Children and adults posing for an indoor group picture at HemisFair '68

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of school children and several accompanying adults posing inside one of the office buildings at HemisFair '68 for a group picture.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Tour bus in front of the Alamo

Tour bus in front of the Alamo

Date: 1968~
Creator: unknown
Description: An air conditioned tour bus #730 parked in front of the Alamo. Two men are standing at the side of the bus. One of them is pointing to a sign on the bus that reads "HemisFair '68". Behind the Alamo the sign for the Crocket Hotel can be seen.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
HemisFair second annual dinner meeting

HemisFair second annual dinner meeting

Date: February 18, 1964
Creator: unknown
Description: Image of the HemisFair second annual dinner meeting held February 18, 1964 at the St. Anthony Hotel. William Sinkin is speaking to the dinner guests from a podium.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez and others holding HemisFair '68 banner

Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez and others holding HemisFair '68 banner

Date: 196~
Creator: unknown
Description: Image of Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez and two unidentified women holding a HemisFair banner for the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
1968 TEXAS HEMISFAIR license plate

1968 TEXAS HEMISFAIR license plate

Date: 1968~
Creator: unknown
Description: In a picture, a blonde woman is holding a HemisFair license plate issued to promote the international exposition in San Antonio. Next to her is a world globe with North and South Americas visible. The license plate has "TEXAS" in small capital letters along the top with "68 HEMISFAIR 68" at the bottom of the plate.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Masons

Masons

Date: 196?
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph showing three masons constructing a structure with brick for HemisFair '68. The masons are wearing cowboy style hats and long sleeve shirts.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Press release given to the Washington press during Gov. Connally's visit, July 13, 1966.

Press release given to the Washington press during Gov. Connally's visit, July 13, 1966.

Date: 1966
Creator: unknown
Description: One page press release about HemisFair '68. It details how many visitors are expected, what the theme of the fair is, how it has been endorsed by the Bureau of International Expositions, and the affect it is having on the host city, San Antonio in terms of urban renewal and change.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
A female model posing next to the official car of HemisFair 1968

A female model posing next to the official car of HemisFair 1968

Date: 1968~
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a female model posing in a kneeling position next to a car with a decal on the passenger-side door that reads "HemisFair 1968 Official Car".
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
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