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134 South Lot No. 144- single family dwelling

Description: Black and white photographs of home at 134 South Street, San Antonio. The home is single story, white, with a covered porched. There are two windows on each side of the front door. A fence in front of the house is covered with overgrown foliage. The second photograph shows the house from the side, at an angle. There are two cars parked in a driveway. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: June 30, 1965
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[1961 Chapter of the Links, Inc., Group Portrait]

Description: Photograph of several unidentified women, gathered together for a group picture inside a home residence. They belong to the 1961 San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc., a service organization advocating cultural and economic empowerment for African-American women. They wear formal attire and are grouped into two rows. Living room furniture and decor can be seen around them.
Date: 1961
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Photograph

1968 TEXAS HEMISFAIR license plate

Description: In a picture, a blonde woman is holding a HemisFair license plate issued to promote the international exposition in San Antonio. Next to her is a world globe with North and South Americas visible. The license plate has "TEXAS" in small capital letters along the top with "68 HEMISFAIR 68" at the bottom of the plate.
Date: 1968~
Item Type: Photograph

20th Anniversary Speech

Description: Text of speech given by William Sinkin at the 20th anniversary luncheon of HemisFair '68.
Date: April 4, 1968
Item Type: Text

El Abrazo Aug. 1966

Description: Issue of El Abrazo journal devoted to HemisFair '68. The issue cover depicts sailing ships on a blue ocean relating to David Bowen's work in the planning for the 1968 World’s Fair and especially the Youth Pavilion. HemisFair ’68, was held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Date: August 1966
Item Type: Text

El Abrazo Sept/Oct/Nov 1967

Description: El Abrazo journal issue devoted to HemisFair '68. The cover relates to David Bowen's work in the planning for the 1968 World’s Fair and especially the Youth Pavilion. HemisFair ’68, was held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Date: September 1967
Item Type: Text

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
Item Type: Photograph

Alamo City Jazz Band

Description: Photograph of a jazz quintet performing on a stage in front of a small group of people who are seated at three small tables. The name of the quintet is "Alamo City Jazz Band". Most of the people visible in the foreground are drinking beer, and a woman is taking a photograph of the people that are sitting at one of the tables.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Photograph

Amusement rides

Description: Image of people and amusement rides on the grounds at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas. Some people are standing next to the chain link fences that surround the rides. A portion of the Cotton Bowl stadium is visible in the background. This photograph was taken during a planning trip for HemisFair '68.
Date: October 1966
Item Type: Photograph

Amusement rides

Description: Photograph from the 1968 World's Fair of people lining up for amusement rides which includes a roller coaster, shown in the background.
Date: October 1968
Item Type: Photograph

An announcement for the next water ski show at HemisFair '68

Description: Photograph of a woman and a man riding in a small motorized boat in the three-acre lake at Fiesta Island, at HemisFair '68. The man is wearing clown-like face paint, and is holding a sign announcing the next water ski show at 12 o'clock. The free show was sponsored by Mercury Outboard.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph

[Annual Report: National Project Committee, 1962-1963]

Description: Annual report of the National Project Committee of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. for 1962-1963. For the first time, the chapter embarked on a full-scale project to introduce selected local students to the fine arts through cultural events programs, which included visits to the symphony, opera, musicals, and art galleries. Both the students involved and school principals were supportive of the program and felt it was a great success. The committee recommends that the program be renewed for a second year.
Date: 1963
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Text

[Annual Report: National Project Committee, 1964-1965]

Description: Annual report of the National Project Committee of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. for 1964-1965. The committee sponsored six cultural events for local students. Includes notes about chapter expenses and student attendance at these events.
Date: 1965~
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Text

Architectural drawing of the Tower of the Americas

Description: An aerial drawing of the Tower of the Americas and HemisFair '68 fairgrounds. At the center stands the 622 foot Tower of the Americas, and among other buildings, the circular Arena can also be prominantly seen. Photo has a description at the bottom.
Date: 1965
Item Type: Photograph

Arena at HemisFair '68

Description: Image of the Arena at the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph

The Bell System pavilion at HemisFair '68

Description: Photograph of a model of Southwestern Bell's pavilion at HemisFair '68. Inside the pavilion, visitors had the opportunity to play games with some of the most advanced telephone equipment that existed at the time.
Date: 1967?
Item Type: Photograph

Bicycle riders in downtown San Antonio

Description: Photograph of girls riding bicycles on the street in front of an entrance to HemisFair '68, in downtown San Antonio, Texas. Many of the people standing outside of the fair's gates are watching the riders pass by. The central concrete shaft of the Tower of the Americas is visible in the background.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph

[Blank outline]

Description: Fragmented outline with headings for educational, social, and other. There is blank space for remarks.
Date: June 1963
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Text