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Home at 415 North -- Lot 305

Description: Photograph of a home built in the Greek-Revival style. The entrance to the home has a large porch with 6 Corinthian columns, 4 define the entrance. Four steps lead up to the porch. A small front yard has 2 large shrubs. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair ’68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

Coca-Cola Pavilion

Description: An artistic illustration of the Coca-Cola Pavilion at HemisFair '68. The pavilion featured a 500 seat theater and presented the puppets of Sid and Marty Krofft in a special play called Kaleidoscope. In this picture one of the lagoon cruise boats can be seen at the right.
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

Small family dwelling at 405 Goliad

Description: This small one-story home was located at 405 Goliad, lot no. 405. The front porch extends the length of the home and a chain-link fence with a gate edges the sidewalk. There are trees on each side of the house and a car is parked on the street in front. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair ’68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

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

Coke at HemisFair '68

Description: A three-dimensional model of the Coca-Cola Pavilion at HemisFair '68. The pavilion featured a 500 seat theater and presented the puppets of Sid and Marty Krofft in a special play called Kaleidoscope.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Photograph

Overview of the Convention Center and exhibition hall

Description: An artistic illustration of the San Antonio Convention Center -- Much of HemisFair's unique entertainment and fine arts program was held in this 2,800-seat area, and 200,000-square-foot exhibit hall -- the largest single complex of buildings on the site.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Photograph

320 North Lot No. 316- multi-family dwelling

Description: The two-story dwelling was located at 320 North on lot no. 316. The home was a large wood dwelling with banana trees in the yard. The photographs show the house from various views and angles. A sign at the front of the house indicates that it is an apartment house and there are vacancies. The house was located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

Tower of the Americas

Description: An artistic illustration of the Tower of the Americas. The tower was the focus of HemisFair '68 and is 622 feet tall and features two observation decks, a revolving restaurant, and glass fronted elevators. In the picture the walkways are crowded with visitors to the fair.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Photograph

HemisFair buildings

Description: An artistic illustration of an unidentified building on the HemisFair '68 fairgrounds. Fair visitors are shown strolling around in front of the building. The shaft of the Tower of the Americas is partially visible through a tall tree.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Photograph

HemisFair model

Description: A photograph of a man and woman looking at a three-dimensional model of HemisFair '68. Only a part of the fair model is in the photo and none of the notable and main structures can be seen. The woman is pointing at a house-like building.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Photograph

United States Confluence Theater

Description: An artistic illustration of the United States Confluence Theater, one of two pavilions of the United States 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: 196?
Item Type: Photograph

General Motors Pavilion

Description: Photograph of a three-dimensional model of the General Motors Pavilion at HemisFair '68. The exhibit provided fairgoers with a glimpse into the future of travel and transit as well as a look at some experimental automotive developments. This illustration was published in the souvenir book of HemisFair '68.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Photograph

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

Sidewalk troubadors

Description: An artistic illustration of three performers playing guitars standing on a stage designed like a wheeled cart. The performers are dressed in traditional Latin American clothing. Strolling mariachis and other performers entertained HemisFair '68 visitors as they waited to enter pavilions and exhibits.
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Photograph

Canada Pavilion Interior

Description: A colorful conceptual sketch of the interior of the Canadian Pavilion. In the illustration, a kayak is shown on display, and in the lower left corner is a native Canadian dressed in winter clothing. Canada was one of almost thirty countries participating in HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1968~
Item Type: Photograph

Los Voladores De Pazeantla- flying Indians from Mexico

Description: In this photograph, Indians dressed in traditional clothing are standing at the set up ceremony for the ancient dramatic ritual dance from Veracruz, Mexico. Each man representing the five elements of the indigenous world climb to the top of a pole, one of them stays, playing a flute and dancing while 4 other men descend the pole with a rope tied by one of their feet. The rope unwraps itself 13 times for each of the four flyers, representing the 52 weeks of the year. In this photograph, the men have not yet climbed the pole, which is at the top of a ceremonial platform. The ritual dance was one of the performances at HemisFair '68 which was held in San Antonio from April to October 1968.
Date: 1968~
Item Type: Photograph

119 Victoria Lot No 246-multi-family dwelling

Description: 2 photographs of the house at 119 Victoria, San Antonio. Both photographs show the house from the front. It has a covered porch, which is not enclosed, supported by thin decorative wrought iron columns. One half of the house has an attached two-story addition which may not have belonged to the original house. In the second photograph, two small children are visible, one on a tricycle and the other entering the front area of the house through a chainlink fence. Another person can just barely be seen, looking out from one of the front windows. Scrubs add some greenery to the front area. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

Los Voladores De Pazeantla- flying Indians from Mexico

Description: Photograph of one of Los Voladores de Papantla (the Flying Indians of Papantla) who performed ancient dramatic rituals at HemisFair '68. One of five performers danced atop a 114-foot pole on a 20 inch disk; then, four flyers leaped and spiraled downward with ropes secured to their waists to make 32 turns around the pole. In this picture, the Indian is standing with his arms outstretched on a platform dressed in a bird-like costume and wearing traditional ornaments. He is also wearing a very elaborate headpiece composed of feathers.
Date: 1968~
Item Type: Photograph

La Fitte D-single family dwelling

Description: The photo is of a single story wooden dwelling with a small front porch. There is a driveway from the street that is parallel to the home and a small yard in the front and the back of the house. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of Hemisfair '68.
Date: 196?
Item Type: Photograph

301 North Lot No. 312- Garcia’s Tire Shop

Description: One story clapboard building with an awning covered entry housing a tire shop. Hubcaps decorate the entrance to the shop. The building is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

Large home at 329 North -- Lot 323

Description: This tin-roofed house has several peaks, a large entrance with three steps leading to the porch defined by four Doric-style pillars at the entrance. There are several banana trees and shrubs in the front yard. Beside the house is a driveway to the backyard. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair ’68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

Market on 331 North--Balderas Food Mkt

Description: This one story local market was on 331 North St. The sign above the entrance gives the name of the market, Balderas Food Mkt. A phone booth occupied part of the covered entrance. The market is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair ’68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph