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[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.

[Chapter of the Links, Inc., Group Portrait During Formal Event]

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 elegant formal attire and stand in a long row. A cloth-covered table with cut-out lace trim is in the middle. A large punch bowl, a floral arrangement, candles, and stacked dishes have been placed on top.
Date: 1961
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.

Land area covered by HemisFair 1968

Description: This photograph shows the area occupied by HemisFair '68 highlighted before construction began. Houses, streets and other buildings that had to be demolished are faintly visible. The HemisFair site occupied 92.6 acres and was located on the edge of downtown San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1962~

Senator Hubert H. Humphrey and William Sinkin

Description: Photograph of Senator Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota being presented an Ambassador certificate for HemisFair by William Sinkin. Standing next to Hubert Humphrey is his wife, Muriel. There are other unidentified men standing in the background. Sinkin served as President of the Board of Directors of San Antonio Fair, Inc. from April 1963 - November 1964.
Date: 1964?

HemisFair second annual dinner meeting

Description: Image of the HemisFair second annual dinner meeting held February 18, 1964 at the St. Anthony Hotel. William Sinkin is speaking to the dinner guests from a podium.
Date: February 18, 1964

Plan-HemisFair site plan study

Description: Image of HemisFair site plan study of the grounds Hemisfair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Date: August 1964

Map-Site plan of HemisFair

Description: Image of Map-Site plan of HemisFair, the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Date: December 1964

Map-Site plan of HemisFair

Description: Image of Map-Site plan of HemisFair, the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Date: December 1964

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

Tower concept drawing

Description: Image of concept artwork for the proposed Tower of the Americas by Architect O'Neil Ford, a 750-foot, 4.5 million dollar structure containing an observation tower/restaurant located in San Antonio, Texas. The tower would contain 3 elevators, have a capacity of 17,500 persons and facilities that would include 2 observation decks, food vending machines, gift shop, post office, a main level, mezzanine and a club level.
Date: 1965

Tower of the Americas drawing

Description: Artwork for the proposed Tower of the Americas. Image is a drawing of the tower superimposed on an image of downtown San Antonio in the background.
Date: 1965

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

Carlos Merida at work on the design of a mosaic glass tile

Description: Photograph of famed Guatemalan artist Carlos Merida at work in his Mexico City studio on the design of the spectacular mosaic glass tile that will grace part of a wall in the Exhibit Hall of San Antonio's new civic center, a three-building complex that will be an important part of HemisFair 1968.
Date: 1966~

Clearing land for HemisFair '68

Description: Land is being cleared for the HemisFair construction site. In the center of the photograph a worker operates a bulldozer. Around him are bare trees, some of which have been uprooted. A lone shack can be seen in the background.
Date: 1966~

Enter mural : Juan O'Gorman creating a spectacular mural for HemisFair 1968

Description: Juan O'Gorman, builder of many of the great murals in Mexico City, at work creating a spectacular mural for the entrance of the Fine Arts Theater at HemisFair '68. The mosaic, 110 feet long and 21 feet high, will interpret the them of HemisFair '68, "The Confluence of Civilizations in the Americas".
Date: 1966~