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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.
Date: 1968
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Bravo

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.
Date: 1968
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Calypso

Description: "Calypso, one of nearly 20 fantastic rides that dot the landscape of Fiesta Island and the areas about the Tower of the Americas. Many of these are imported; many to be shown here for the first time."
Date: 1967
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Carlos Merida mural

Description: "Abstract, impelling symbolism of Carlos Merida mural in San Antonio Convention Center captures the spirit of the HemisFair '68 theme: Confluence of Civilizations in the Americas."
Date: 1967
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

El Encanto de un Pueblo

Description: Exhibit hall with brightly colored exterior walls, one red with a geometric sun, one orange and one blue with a light blue crescent moon with a face. This is where the Alexander Girard Foundation collection of folk art, with over 10,000 pieces of Latin American folk art was exhibited. The mini-monorail can be seen just at the right edge.
Date: 1967
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Espectacular Magnifica Gradiosa Maravillosa Estupendo Colosal

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The image on the card shows the head of a mustachioed man wearing a tall sombrero that covers his eyes and a scarf. The text "Espectacular Magnifica Gradiosa Maravillosa Estupendo Colosal" appears above the image.
Date: 1968
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Even an old grouch like you would like HemisFair '68

Description: A comical folding postcard with a grinch-like frowning face printed on the front with the words "Even an old grouch like you". The message continues on the other side "...would like HemisFair '68". The side of the card for writing addresses includes a picture of the Tower of the Americas with an idealized view of downtown San Antonio. with "HEMISFAIR' 68" at the bottom of the card. A HemisFair'68 held from April to October.
Date: 1968~
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Hello from San Antonio Texas : the HemisFair '68 city

Description: A HemisFair '68 folding postcard illustrated with a picture of a grinning character. Above him is the message "Hello from San Antonio Texas". The side of the card for writing addresses includes a picture of the Tower of the Americas and an idealized view of downtown San Antonio.
Date: 1968~
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Howdy You-All From Us All

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1968
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Humble Pavilion

Description: "The old Schultze Store, restored to its Victorian charm, has become the Humble Pavilion. Within, at the Touring Center, fairgoers can find answers to all travel questions."
Date: 1967
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

IBM Lakeside Pavilion

Description: A postcard of the IBM Lakeside pavilion at the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. IBM had two pavilions at HemisFair and the Lakeside Pavilion featured an informative movie explaining the operation of modern computers. The picture shows people watching the movie inside the pavilion. The picture was included in the Souvenir book of HemisFair published in 1967.
Date: 1967
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

If I had a penny for every time I've thought about you

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The text "If I Had a Penny for Every Time I've Thought About You ..." appears against a black background.
Date: 1968
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

It's Boss, Man

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The image on the card shows a bearded man with sun glasses on with a big toothy grin on his face. He is barefoot, wearing stripped trousers and a cut-off shirt with a flower pattern on it. The text "It's Boss, Man" appears above his head.
Date: 1968
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Love and Kisses

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The words "Love and" appear on the postcard but the images of 'kisses' in the form of lips, rather than the actual word appears below the text.
Date: 1968
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Mini-monorail

Description: "Mini-Monorail is one of the chief transportation means on the HemisFair '68 site. It is quick, colorful and provides a breathtaking view of the exposition's entire 92 acres. Here it passes by the Plaza of Flags representing the twenty-six ethnic groups which have contributed to the greatness of the Americas."
Date: 1967
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Pearl Pavilion at HemisFair '68

Description: A postcard of a three-dimensional model of the pavilion of the Pearl Brewing Company with its indoor and outdoor dining facility including refreshment and entertainment areas. In the picture some people are shown canoeing in front of the building.
Date: 1967?
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Las Plazas del Mundo at HemisFair '68

Description: Postcard of an architect's model of Las Plazas del Mundo (Plazas of the World) HemisFair’s international area, where foreign governments had exhibits. More than 20 countries participated in HemisFair '68.
Date: 1967
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Sculpture Garden

Description: Photo on a postcard of HemisFair '68 attractions. Shown are the Tower of the Americas, the Sculpture Garden, and parts of the pavilion of the United States and the United States Confluence Theatre.
Date: 1967
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Theatre and Rivercourt

Description: Photo on a postcard of the Theatre of the Performing Arts, which was used to house special HemisFair '68 attractions. The building is fronted with a mural by Juan O'Gorman. In the foreground of the photo is the River Court, where visitors arrived at the fair on colorful boats. The Tower of the Americas is in the background.
Date: 1968?
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Thought for Today

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The image on the card shows a face wearing a cowboy hat with a finger at his mouth in a pondering gesture. The text "Thought for Today ..." appears below it.
Date: 1968
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Tower of the Americas

Description: Photo on a postcard of the Tower of the Americas taken from one of the HemisFair '68 walkways. The tower is 622 feet tall and features two observation decks, a revolving restaurant, and glass fronted elevators. To the left of the tower is a ferris wheel. The walkways are crowded with visitors.
Date: 1968?
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

U.S. Exhibit Pavilion

Description: Postcard of the U.S. Exhibit Pavilion, one of two buildings that comprised the United States exhibit at HemisFair '68. The Exhibit Pavilion's theme was "Confluence, U.S.A."
Date: 1967?
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The United States Confluence Theatre

Description: Photo on a postcard of the United State Confluence Theatre 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.
Date: 1967
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

We May Never Go Home

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The image on the card shows a happy smiling face from a side profile separating the text "We May Never Go Home".
Date: 1968
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio