Proposed tower = Torre en proyecto

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Description of the Tower of the Americas concept drawing by O'Neil Ford. Description is in English and Spanish, and contains short information about the architect, cost, height, elevators, capacity, and tower facilities.

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1 p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1965.

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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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  • Main Title: Proposed tower = Torre en proyecto
  • Alternate Title: Torre en proyecto
  • Alternate Title: Tower concept drawing description

Description

Description of the Tower of the Americas concept drawing by O'Neil Ford. Description is in English and Spanish, and contains short information about the architect, cost, height, elevators, capacity, and tower facilities.

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1 p. ; 28 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, Box 433, Folder 18

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Rescuing Texas History 2009, presents local history materials from sixteen partners: Arlington Public Library & Fielder House, Austin History Center, Bee County Historical Commission, Dallas Municipal Archives, El Paso Public Library, French Legation Museum, Matthews Land & Cattle Company, LBJ Museum of San Marcos, Northeast Lakeview College, Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library & Hall of Fame, Port Arthur Public Library, River Valley Pioneer Museum, Stephen F. Austin Association, University of Texas at San Antonio, and University of Houston-Victoria Library. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • 1965

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  • April 1968 - October 1968

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  • Dec. 9, 2009, 8:38 a.m.

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Proposed tower = Torre en proyecto, text, 1965; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66200/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio.