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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

Corpus Christi enthusiasts at HemisFair '68

Description: A man walking with two women on each side of him, all interlocking arms, in front of the Switzerland Pavilion at HemisFair '68. The four women and the man each are wearing hats that read "Corpus Christi", and three of the women are also wearing pageant-type sashes that read "Corpus Christi". One of the women is wearing a HemisFair '68 hostess dress.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph

Official souvenir HemisFair 1968 map

Description: HemisFair souvenir map booklet with pictorial maps of buildings and attractions that make up the fair site. Included is a cut-out model of the Tower of the Americas with instructions on how to make it.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Text

Proposed tower = Torre en proyecto

Description: Description of the Tower of the Americas concept drawing by O'Neil Ford. Description is in English and Spanish, and contains short information about the architect, cost, height, elevators, capacity, and tower facilities.
Date: 1965
Item Type: Text

Spain Pavilion at HemisFair '68

Description: Color image of the Spain Pavilion at the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio. The pavilion has a white stucco exterior finish and has two doors with light brown trim that are a distance apart and separated by a square decorative pattern. There are also several potted plants in front of the building.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Photograph