Bust Portrait of Sterling Houston

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Bust portrait photograph of Sterling Houston. He wears a button-up collar shirt, most likely made out of denim or a similar coarse material. Houston was a playwright, writer, musician and actor born in San Antonio. He lived in Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and eventually moved back to San Antonio. Houston received numerous awards for his creative works including a citation from the Texas State Legislature in 1997 for his contribution to the cultural life of Texas.

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1 photograph : col. ; 28 x 22 cm.

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Houston, Sterling, 1945- Creation Date: Unknown.

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University of Texas at San Antonio

This collections features 1,000 images from the 1968 HemisFair, "The Confluence of Civilizations in the Americas." The photographs and slides document the fair, from the construction of buildings to visits by important people such as Lyndon B. Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, John Connally, and Henry B. Gonzalez. From April to October of 1968, over 6 million people visited the fair which brought international attention to San Antonio and Texas.

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Bust portrait photograph of Sterling Houston. He wears a button-up collar shirt, most likely made out of denim or a similar coarse material. Houston was a playwright, writer, musician and actor born in San Antonio. He lived in Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and eventually moved back to San Antonio. Houston received numerous awards for his creative works including a citation from the Texas State Legislature in 1997 for his contribution to the cultural life of Texas.

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1 photograph : col. ; 28 x 22 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Burnet County Historical Commission, Anne & Mike Stewart Collection, Danish Heritage Preservation Society, Gillespie County Historical Society, Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library, Institute of Texan Cultures, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of the Big Bend, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Nesbitt Memorial Library, Panola College, Price Johnson Family Collection, San Antonio Public Library, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • Feb. 9, 2013, 11:04 a.m.

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Houston, Sterling, 1945-. Bust Portrait of Sterling Houston, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth291129/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio.