El Sombrero ride at Six Flags Over Texas

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Image of the "El Sombrero" ride at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. People can be seen standing waiting to get on the ride while in the background people can be made out on the ride itself. Part of the top of the sombrero ride can been seen through the building. Landscaping and adobe architecture also add to the Mexican style amusement ride. This photograph was taken during a planning trip for HemisFair '68.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 3 x 4 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. October 1966.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by University of Texas at San Antonio to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1786 times , with 33 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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University of Texas at San Antonio

Established in 1969, the University of Texas at San Antonio has grown to become a successful research institution and the largest university in the San Antonio region. Its mission to promote academic its embracing of multicultural traditions includes the HemisFair Park Campus, which houses the Institute of Texan Cultures.

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Image of the "El Sombrero" ride at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. People can be seen standing waiting to get on the ride while in the background people can be made out on the ride itself. Part of the top of the sombrero ride can been seen through the building. Landscaping and adobe architecture also add to the Mexican style amusement ride. This photograph was taken during a planning trip for HemisFair '68.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 3 x 4 cm.

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  • University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, San Antonio Fair, Inc., Records, 1962-1995 (bulk 1964-1968) MS 31

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

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  • October 1966

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  • April 1968 - October 1968

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  • Dec. 9, 2009, 8:38 a.m.

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  • Dec. 17, 2010, 10:24 a.m.

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El Sombrero ride at Six Flags Over Texas, photograph, October 1966; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66087/: accessed June 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio.