United States Confluence Theater

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Image of a three-dimensional model of the United States Confluence Theater, one of two pavilions of the United States at HemisFair '68. It is a 70 foot high structure which had the largest curvilinear motion picture screen in the world. The Francis Thompson film, "Confluence, U.S.A." was shown in the theatre during the fair. This image was published in the souvenir book of HemisFair '68.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 3 x 4 cm.

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 UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 80 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: United States Confluence Theater
  • Alternate Title: U.S. Confluence Theater
  • Alternate Title: Federal Pavilion

Description

Image of a three-dimensional model of the United States Confluence Theater, one of two pavilions of the United States at HemisFair '68. It is a 70 foot high structure which had the largest curvilinear motion picture screen in the world. The Francis Thompson film, "Confluence, U.S.A." was shown in the theatre during the fair. This image was published in the souvenir book of HemisFair '68.

Physical Description

1 photograph : positive, 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

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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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  • 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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  • Oct. 27, 2010, 11:48 a.m.

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United States Confluence Theater, photograph, 1968?; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66480/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.