1968 TEXAS HEMISFAIR license plate

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.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1968~.

Context

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 2400 times , with 88 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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: 1968 TEXAS HEMISFAIR license plate
  • Alternate Title: Texas HemisFair license plate with hugs and kisses

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.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Source

  • University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, San Antonio Fair, Inc., Records, 1962-1995 (bulk 1964-1968) MS 31, Box 434, Folder 8.

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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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  • 1968~

Start & End Dates

  • April 1968 - October 1968

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 9, 2009, 8:38 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • July 12, 2010, 3:17 p.m.

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1968 TEXAS HEMISFAIR license plate, photograph, 1968~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66227/: accessed July 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio.