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135 South Lot No. 161- multi-family dwelling

Description: Two black and white photos of 135 South, Lot No. 161, San Antonio, Texas. It is a single story white home with a chimney in the rear of the home. The top photo is of the front of the house and there is a car in the front yard on the left side of the house and another white car in the right bottom corner of the picture. There is a chair on the left side of the front door and what looks like a sofa on the right side of the front door on the porch. Also to the right of the front door are two windows. The porch is supported by ornate iron supports. There are two large, mature trees on either side of the house. In the second photo is the right side of the home with two windows and there are three cars parked alongside the house, the last one being a Volkswagon Beetle. The roof has two gables and the chimney in the back of the house is visible. The residence is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

140 North Lot No. 163-multi-family dwelling

Description: Two black and white photographs of a house at 140 North Street, San Antonio. It is a large two story Victorian-style home with balconies on both levels supported by slender columns. The second photograph shows one side of the house with large windows on both floors. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the houses were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

141 South Lot No. 165-single family dwelling

Description: Two photographs of a house at 141 South Street, San Antonio, Texas. The top photograph shows the home barely visible behind trees and bushes. A large "Parking" sign is in front of the house. The bottom photograph shows the home stripped down to a patchwork of wooden poles and logs. The building is in a delapidated state. It is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

142 South Lot No. 191-multi-family dwelling

Description: Two black and white photgraphs of the house at 142 South Street, San Antonio. The top photograph shows a single-story house with slanted roof and a chimney at one end. The house has a covered front porch with seven columns, and it spans the entire front portion of the house. The bottom photograph shows the property adjacent to the house mentioned above. The property has a chain-link fence completely covered with vines, but the lot appears vacant. These properties are located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the houses were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

144 North Lot No. 164-multi-family dwelling

Description: 2 black and white photographs of the house on 144 North Street, San Antonio. The top photograph shows the house from a front, left-hand view, while the bottom photograph is a direct front view. The house is a two-story house that feature front porches that run along its entire front-side on both levels, and four columns that traverse the bottom and top porches. Both levels have two doors near the center of the house, and each door is flanked by a tall rectangular window on one side. The front porces feature elaborate exterior trim and railing. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

153 Goliad Lot No. 184-single family dwelling

Description: Photograph of a house at 153 Goliad Road, San Antonio, Texas. The house has a covered doorway supported by two columns. There is a small patch of fenced front yard. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

153 Goliad Lot No. 184-single family dwelling

Description: Two photographs of a small house or bungalow at 153 Goliad Road, San Antonio. The top photograph shows the house from the front. There are two windows either side of the front door, which is covered by an archway. A wire fence ornamented in the front with two metal dogs facing each other surrounds the house. The second photo shows the house from the side with a sloping roof and chimney. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

154 North Lot No.170-multi-family dwelling

Description: 2 photographs of a house at 154 North Street, San Antonio. It is a single story ranch-style house with a covered porch or patio area. There is a telephone booth fixed to one side of the house. Two cars are parked next to the house. It is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

156 South Lot No. 186-single family dwelling

Description: Three black and white photographs of the house at 156 South Street, San Antonio. The top photograph shows a car parked on the street in the foreground, and the side and rooftop of the house barely visible through all of the trees surrounding the house. There is a chain-link fence on the front yard. A sidewalk and small patch of grass separate the street from the fence. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

160 North Lot No. 172-single family dwelling

Description: Two black and white photographs of a house at 160 North Street, San Antonio. In the first photograph most of the cottage-style house is obscured from view by large bushes. The second photograph shows the house from a street-side view. There is a decorative iron fence most of which is covered by vegetation. One slightly unusual feature of the house is long narrow windows just under the roof. A palm tree stands in the yard. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[200 Lafitte Lot. No. 351]

Description: One black and white photograph, attached to an index card, of a two story stone schoolhouse at 200 Lafitte, San Antonio. The school is surrounded by a chainlink fence with children playing in the school yard. The school was located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: [1968-04..1968-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

201 Wyoming Lot No. 373-Amaya Food Market

Description: Photographs of the Amaya Food Market, located at 201 Wyoming Street, San Antonio. The store looks like it was converted from a house. In the top photograph there is a store sign at the corner of the street. Two boys are at the corner, one on a bicycle and the other in a go-cart. The name of the store is also painted on the side of the building but it is partially obscured in the top photo by a small tree. It can be seen better in the lower photograph. Above the store name the head of a cow is painted on the side of the building. Below the store name is a large advertisement painted on the building. It says "Drink Big Red, Distinctive Flavor". There are a lot of trees behind the store building. A third photograph is torn and shows entrance to the store. The store is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

201 Wyoming Lot No. 373-Amaya Food Market

Description: The black and white image is of a simple box home that seems to be converted into a small market store. An awning covers the front door and large window with displayed advertisements on the left. There are two windows to the right of the front door, and one of the windows is partially covered with an awning. A large tree dominates the front of the store, only part of the market sign on top of the awning can be seen through the branches. There is some debris in the yard, and the property is surrounded by a chain link fence. There is a car parked in the street in front of the store.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

204 Matagorda Lot No. 354-single family dwelling

Description: Three photographs of a small house at 204 Matagorda Street, San Antonio. The first photograph is of the house somewhat obscured by bushes and small trees. There is a roof chimney showing at the left side of the house and a window on either side of the front door. The second and third photos show the house from two sides. In one photo, the side of the house is obscured by trees. The third photo shows the house from another side with two large windows. Part of an overhanging back porch is also visible. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

210 Matagorda Lot No. 354-single family dwelling

Description: Three black and white photographs of a plain home with an overhanging roof supported by five thin columns in the front. There are two doors and two windows in the front and two windows on the side that are visible in the photo. There is little foliage around the front of the house and just a thin strip of grass and dirt separating the house from the road. The second and third photos show the house from the front but at slightly different angles. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

214 Matagorda Lot No. 372-single family dwelling

Description: Black and white photographs of a house on a street corner. It is a wooden-sided house. Architectural features include gingerbread treatment and lattice work on the front porch. The top photo shows the house from an angle and at the intersection of two streets. The second photo is a straight on view of the house. Stairs lead up to the porch and front door. There is abundant foliage around the house. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

215 Victoria Lot No. 411-multi-family dwelling

Description: Two photographs of the residence at 215 Victoria, San Antonio, Texas. The photographs show the building from the front, one slightly at an angle. There are two front doors under a long covered porch supported by thin pillars. In the bottom photograph, several boys can be seen playing in front a large bush. The residence is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

215 Wyoming Lot No. 370-single family dwelling

Description: The black and white image is of a small box home mostly covered by a large bush so only half of the house is visible in the photo. On the right side of the home-- which is visible—there is a covered porch with a front door and window. A sidewalk is visible in the front of the home, and a car parked in the street. A partial view of another home can be seen in the left hand of the photo, and a car is parked in the driveway between the homes.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

216 Wyoming Lot No. 379-church

Description: The black and white photograph is of a church located on 216 Wyoming St. The church is a rectangular brick building with a mission style exterior, and a small dome structure on the roof. It appears that all the stained glass has been removed from the buildings windows. The front of the building has two arch windows to the left and right of the front door. The window to the left has a visible ocular window below the base of the arched window. What appears to have been a circular rose window sits above the front door to the building. There is a sidewalk that passes in front of the church with an electrical pole is positioned on the park slope, and stairs that lead up to the front door of the church. There are homes on either side of the church, the home on the right hand side visibly separate by a chain link fence, the other on the left by a wooden fence.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

217 Rusk Lot No. 171-single family dwelling

Description: Two photographs of a house at 217 Rusk, lot no.171, San Antonio, Texas. The single story house has a saltbox design with a long sloping roof. The front of the house has two doors with a window on either side of the doors. The home is built from stucco or cement and there are areas which show that cracks or holes have been filled in with cement. Two cars are parked at one side of the home; one of them is a Red Ball Co. taxi cab. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

219 Victoria Lot No 416-single family dwelling

Description: Three photographs of a house at 219 Victoria Street, San Antonio. The house has a run-down appearance. The front porch roof is sagging because one of the columns supporting it is missing. The wall plaster is chipped in several areas. The bushes and grass are overgrown. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped for HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

220 Wyoming Lot No. 380-single family dwelling (first 2)

Description: 3 black and white photographs of the house at 220 Wyoming Street, San Antonio, Texas. It is a large house with wood siding and a lot of decorative gingerbread trim around the porch and windows. The house has many windows. The yard around the house is overgrown. In the second photograph a small boy is walking on the sidewalk, beside the house. He is carrying some papers or a folder. The third photograph is overexposed.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

222 Water Lot No. 310-Cuatro Flores Inn, corner of Water and Wyoming

Description: Two black and white photographs of the Cuatro Flores Inn 222 Water, located on the corner or Water and Wyoming streets. The first image is of a small square wood and brick building with a storefront appearance. There is a wooden and glass door in the front of the building with two glass windows on either side and two rectangle shaped windows on top separated by wood framework. The front of the building also has a small awning right below the roof coving the front door and windows. The left side of the building has two windows, one with an air conditioning unit on top. A large billboard is positioned right next to the building and a partial view of the sign can be seen in the upper quarter of the photo. A partial view of the intersection can be seen on the right hand of the building, and a car has been captured passing by in the lower left corner of the photograph, and a building with a fireplace can be seen in the background. The second image is a street view of the same structure but from the right hand side off of Wyoming. The main part of the building has two large rectangular windows on that right side. The building also has an extension attached to back of the main building and it has two windows as well. Weeds surround the base of the building and there is a station wagon parked on the street next to it. The billboard in the first photo is now fully visible above the building. A couple of buildings can be seen on the right hand side of the photo to the back of the inn and a partial street view to the left of the photo is also visible.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

225 Lafitte Lot No. 340-multi-family dwelling

Description: Black and white photograph of a house at 225 Lafitte, San Antonio. It is a large two story house with balconies on both levels at the front of the house. The balconies are supported by thick square columns and have wooden railings. The upper floor has four large windows and there is also an attic window. Four steps lead up to the front door. There is a large bush in the front yard. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio