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Actors at HemisFair '68

Description: Photograph of actors acting out a play at HemisFair '68. All of the actors are female. There are two adult actors standing to the left, one of them wearing a tiger-like costume. The other standing actor is dressed in an oriental-patterned robe. There is a small group of child actors kneeling in the background, and some are wearing Oriental-type dresses.
Date: 1968
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Aerial photo of HemisFair '68

Description: An aerial photo looking straight down on the HemisFair site before it opened. The roofs of the circular United States Exhibit Pavilion and of the Confluence Theater are visible right of center. The roof of the Texas Pavilion is in the back middle ground, and the roofs of the Convention Center, Theater, and Arena buildings are visible just to the left of the photo center. Squarely in the center of the photograph only the top of the Tower of the Americas is visible with the tower itself casting a long shadow. A San Antonio public housing development is visible across the highway from the Texas Pavilion.
Date: 1968?
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Aerial view of downtown San Antonio, Texas

Description: A view of downtown San Antonio, Texas. Visible in the background are the central concrete shaft of the Tower of the Americas (without the tophouse) and the HemisFair Arena. The Tower of the Americas and the HemisFair Arena were constructed for HemisFair '68.
Date: 1968?
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Aerial view of HemisFair '68

Description: View from a helicopter of HemisFair '68 in San Antonio, Texas, a few weeks from opening day. Prominent structures and buildings that can be seen include the 622 foot high Tower of the Americas, the United States Confluence Theater and United States Exhibit Pavilion at left foreground, and the Convention Center, Arena, and Theater in mid-ground. Downtown San Antonio buildings can be seen behind the fairgrounds.
Date: March 12, 1968
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Aerial view of HemisFair '68

Description: An aerial view of the HemisFair '68 site. In the center the 622 foot Tower of the America rises. To the right are the 10,500 seat Arena, the Convention Center, and Theater. Left of the Tower, the circular United States Confluence Theater and Exhibit Pavilion can be seen. Buildings of downtown San Antonio, Texas are in the background to the right.
Date: 1968
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Aerial view of HemisFair '68

Description: A view of the HemisFair '68 site. The 622 foot Tower of the Americas is still under construction but is nearing completion. The circular buildings are the Arena, at center, and the United States Exhibit Pavilion, at left foreground. Buildings of downtown San Antonio, Texas can be seen in the background.
Date: 1968?
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Aerial view of HemisFair '68

Description: An aerial view of the HemisFair '68 site. In the center the 622 foot Tower of the America rises. To the right are the 10,500 seat Arena, the Convention Center, and Theater. Left of the Tower, the circular United States Confluence Theater and Exhibit Pavilion can be seen. Buildings of downtown San Antonio, Texas are in the background to the right.
Date: 1968
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Aerial view of HemisFair '68

Description: An aerial view of HemisFair '68 with downtown San Antonio, Texas behind it. At the center stands the 622 foot Tower of the Americas, and among other buildings, the circular Arena can also be prominantly seen.
Date: 1968
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Aerial view of HemisFair '68 construction site

Description: A view of the HemisFair '68 construction site. The Institute of Texan Cultures, the Tower of the Americas, and the HemisFair Arena are the three prominent structures in the center, all three not fully completed. Buildings of downtown San Antonio, Texas can be seen in the background.
Date: 1968?
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Aerial View of Matthews Ranch Headquarters]

Description: Aerial photograph of Matthews Ranch (Lambshead) headquarters. In the foreground are several ranch buildings, including the bunkhouse and a house with chimneys on either end. Further up from these buildings and across an open dirt area are other buildings, including a corral, stables, and barn, beside which several trucks are parked. Above these buildings is a triangle-shaped area created by fences. At the top of the photograph is open ranch land dotted with vegetation.
Date: 1960
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Allison Joy with a Portrait of the Two Men Sitting in Front of Her]

Description: Photograph of a woman with a portrait of the two men sitting in front of her. She has curly brown brown hair, wears a striped blouse, and is sitting on a wooden chair. The portrait in front of her is slightly different from the two men sitting in front of her as the colors of their jackets have been swapped. The man on the left, Watt Matthews, is depicted as wearing a tan jacket and the bespectacled man on the right, Joe B. Matthews, is wearing a red jacket.
Date: 1960
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Auditorium with Politicians, Journalists, and Others]

Description: Photograph of an auditorium with politicians, journalists, and other people. The room has a tall ceiling with two windows over two air conditioning vents. A stylized bird is shown on a sign that stands over a long board that has been decked with ivy. Covered benches sit in front of this board, with the center topped with a lectern and flags on either side. Several people sit at this bench, with men in dark suits standing on either side. The floor before the bench has several tables with multiple people seated. Men can be seen carrying cameras.
Date: January 2, 1964
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos