Texas tourism map

Description

A pictorial map showing some of the tourist attractions in the state of Texas. For example, the Alamo and Tower of the Americas are shown for San Antonio and some attractions in the cities of Dallas and Ft. Worth, Houston, and Corpus Christi are also pictured. The Mexican Olympics '68 is also mentioned.

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1 map : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1968?.

Context

This map 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 8140 times , with 215 in the last month . More information about this map 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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Description

A pictorial map showing some of the tourist attractions in the state of Texas. For example, the Alamo and Tower of the Americas are shown for San Antonio and some attractions in the cities of Dallas and Ft. Worth, Houston, and Corpus Christi are also pictured. The Mexican Olympics '68 is also mentioned.

Physical Description

1 map : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

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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 9

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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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Creation Date

  • 1968?

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 9, 2009, 8:38 a.m.

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  • July 16, 2010, 12:40 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Texas tourism map, map, 1968?; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66230/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio.