Bravo

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Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The illustration on the card shows a mustachioed grinning character wearing a sombrero with the word "Bravo" above it.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1968.

Context

This postcard 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 38 times . More information about this postcard 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

Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The illustration on the card shows a mustachioed grinning character wearing a sombrero with the word "Bravo" above it.

Physical Description

4 p. ; 28 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 328, Folder 2.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

The 2009 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. The collection houses more than 5,000 items and gives a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerleee Foundation.

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Creation Date

  • 1968

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 9, 2009, 8:38 a.m.

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  • March 29, 2011, 12:26 p.m.

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Bravo, postcard, 1968; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66521/: accessed April 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio.