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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

Colombia Pavilion

Description: Image of the Colombia Pavilion 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

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

[Greeting Card from Steve]

Description: Greeting card from Steve to an unknown recipient. The card has been sent on the occasion of a birthday to a friend and colleague of Steve. "Happy Birthday" has been printed in Spanish on the front of the card along with a six-pointed star.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork

High Yello Rose

Description: Play written by Sterling Houston about actions of American soldiers during the Texas Revolution.
Date: unknown
Creator: Houston, Sterling
Item Type: Script

[High-Yello Rose Flyer]

Description: Flyer for the stage musical High-Yello Rose by Sterling Houston and directed by Arnold Aprill. Dates, times, pricing, and cast members are listed on the back.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston - November 4, 1997]

Description: Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She invites him to a celebration honoring MacArthur guests and the stage play "Ofrendas del Alma, del Corazon, y de la Mente" (translated to Offerings from the Soul, the Heart, and the Mind). At the end of her letter, she provides instructions to her home.
Date: November 4, 1997
Creator: Cisneros, Sandra
Item Type: Letter

[Mario Salas and Politicians During Election Night]

Description: Photograph of several politicians standing for a group picture during election night at Vicente Fox's headquarters. From left to right, they have been identified as Edwina Salas, councilman Mario Marcel Salas of San Antonio, former Texas governor Ann Richards, councilman Raul Prado, and Arizona congressman Edward L. Pastor.
Date: 2000
Item Type: Photograph

[Las Nuevas Tamaleras and La Frontera Program]

Description: Program for the stage play Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Alicia Mena and the stage play La Frontera by Sterling Houston. It appears both were presented at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. Short bios are provided for Mena and Houston which discuss professional accomplishments.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text

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

El Sombrero ride at Six Flags Over Texas

Description: Image of the "El Sombrero" ride at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. People can be seen standing waiting to get on the ride while in the background people can be made out on the ride itself. Part of the top of the sombrero ride can been seen through the building. Landscaping and adobe architecture also add to the Mexican style amusement ride. This photograph was taken during a planning trip for HemisFair '68.
Date: October 1966
Item Type: Photograph

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

[Students at San Antonio Children's Museum]

Description: Photograph of Gates Elementary students during a field trip to the San Antonio Children's Museum. They stand in a circle in casual attire and are joined by a woman in a blue apron. A young girl in the foreground wears a spray-painted t-shirt.
Date: 1995
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Photograph

[Three Children in Cage]

Description: Photograph of three unidentified children inside a yellow cage. It appears to be an attraction of sorts, perhaps an interactive space at the Children's Museum in San Antonio, Texas, where the picture was taken. A bilingual sign has been tied to one of the bars of the cage. It reads, "Limit: 3 children or 2 children and 1 adult." The other half reads the same but in Spanish.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Photograph