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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

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

[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

[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

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

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?

[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.