Bicycle riders in downtown San Antonio

Description

Photograph of girls riding bicycles on the street in front of an entrance to HemisFair '68, in downtown San Antonio, Texas. Many of the people standing outside of the fair's gates are watching the riders pass by. The central concrete shaft of the Tower of the Americas is visible in the background.

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

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1968.

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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 209 times . 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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Photograph of girls riding bicycles on the street in front of an entrance to HemisFair '68, in downtown San Antonio, Texas. Many of the people standing outside of the fair's gates are watching the riders pass by. The central concrete shaft of the Tower of the Americas is visible in the background.

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 21

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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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Creation Date

  • 1968

Start & End Dates

  • April 1968 - October 1968

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 9, 2009, 8:38 a.m.

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  • March 21, 2011, 4:30 p.m.

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Bicycle riders in downtown San Antonio, photograph, 1968; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66233/: accessed July 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio.