403 Matagorda Lot No. 278-single family dwelling with design

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A black and white photograph of the house on 403 Matagorda Street, San Antonio. The photograph shows the house from a front, right-hand angle. This one story house features a small covered patio in the front, and has a pointed roof that slopes long and gradual to the rear, such as in traditional saltbox style houses. The house has a small patch of grass in the front, and a larger patch of grass on the right side. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 3 x 4 cm

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 196u.

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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 15 times . 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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Description

A black and white photograph of the house on 403 Matagorda Street, San Antonio. The photograph shows the house from a front, right-hand angle. This one story house features a small covered patio in the front, and has a pointed roof that slopes long and gradual to the rear, such as in traditional saltbox style houses. The house has a small patch of grass in the front, and a larger patch of grass on the right side. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 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

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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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  • 196u

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  • Unknown Start Date - October 1968

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  • Dec. 9, 2009, 8:38 a.m.

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  • July 14, 2014, 8:26 p.m.

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403 Matagorda Lot No. 278-single family dwelling with design, photograph, 196u; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66322/: accessed July 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio.