The International Section of HemisFair '68

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Artist's drawing of the HemisFair '68 International Section. In this colorful rendition, the area of the fairgrounds devoted to country pavilions is crowded with visitors. Signs for the country pavilions for Panama and Peru in historic buildings are visible. In the background a skyscraper of downtown San Antonio can be seen. More than twenty countries participated in HemisFair '68.

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1 photograph : col. ; 3 x 4 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1967?.

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This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 46 times . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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UTSA Libraries Special Collections seeks to build, preserve and provide access to our distinctive research collections documenting the diverse histories and development of San Antonio and South Texas. Our collecting priorities include the history of women and gender in Texas, the history of Mexican Americans, activists/activism, the history of the African American and LGBTQ communities in our region, the Tex-Mex food industry, and urban planning.

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Artist's drawing of the HemisFair '68 International Section. In this colorful rendition, the area of the fairgrounds devoted to country pavilions is crowded with visitors. Signs for the country pavilions for Panama and Peru in historic buildings are visible. In the background a skyscraper of downtown San Antonio can be seen. More than twenty countries participated in HemisFair '68.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 3 x 4 cm.

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 504, Folder 5

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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

  • 1967?

Start & End Dates

  • April 1968 - October 1968

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  • Dec. 9, 2009, 8:38 a.m.

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  • Aug. 10, 2010, 11:40 a.m.

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The International Section of HemisFair '68, artwork, 1967?; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66285/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.