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Overview of Downtown and HemisFair

Description: A black and white photograph of an artistic illustration of downtown San Antonio during HemisFair '68. Prominent buildings of the fair visible include the Tower of the Americas, the Convention Center and Arena, the United States Confluence Theater, and amusement rides. Fireworks and search lights are lighting up the night sky. The San Antonio landmark, the Alamo, is illustrated in the lower left-hand corner.
Date: 1968?

Convention Theater

Description: An artistic illustration of the Theatre and River Court. The extension of the San Antonio River into the Theatre courtyard enable fairgoers to enter the fairgrounds by gondolas from downtown river points. The theatre building features a mural by Juan O'Gorman. This illustration was published in the HemisFair '68 souvenir book.
Date: 1968?

108 Lafitte Lot No. 331-single family dwelling

Description: Two photographs of a small house at 108 Lafitte, San Antonio. It has a porch supported by 5 columns with decorative trim at the top of each column. The back of a large road sign and the top of the Tower Life Building in downtown San Antonio are visible. A fence runs along one side of the house and there is a "no parking" sign on it. The second photograph shows the house from the other side. The large sign is a political advertisement for Don Yarborough for governor. Next to one side of the house is a gas station and next to the other side is a bus depot. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u

Tower of the Americas and Confluence Theater at night

Description: Color photograph of the Tower of the Americas and the U.S. Confluence Theater at night. The foreground right-hand side shows a portion of the U.S. Confluence Theater; the backround left-hand side shows the Tower of the Americas. The Confluence Theater is lit with yellow light from the inside and outside, while the central shaft and base of the observation deck are lit with white light. At the top of the observation deck is a ring of yellow lights that line its circumference.
Date: 1968

300 North Lot no. 313 - 2 story house/business

Description: Two black and white photographs of a large clapboard house with an attached addition occupied by a business. The house is surrounded by large plants and trees and the second story has a porch. Beside the house, partially visible, is a separate garage. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u

Humble Pavilion

Description: Artistic illustration of the Humble Oil and Refining Pavilion at HemisFair '68. It was formerly the Schultze warehouse store and was converted into a traveland tour center for fair visitors. Inside, there was also an exhibit of models depicting man's efforts to move himself and his goods from place to place. This particular illustration was published in the souvenir book of HemisFair '68.
Date: 1968?

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

115 Victoria Lot No. 245-single family dwelling

Description: Two photographs of the small home or cottage at 115 Victoria Street, San Antonio. It is a single story house with an overhanging roof at the front supported by four thin columns each having decorative trim on them. One of the photographs shows the house from the side, which has shingle-siding on it. A chainlink fence forms a border at the front of the house, and a wooden fence runs along the side of the home visible in the photographs. Some laundry hangs on a clothes line. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u

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

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?

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?

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

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

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

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?

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?

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?