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20th Anniversary Speech

Description: Text of speech given by William Sinkin at the 20th anniversary luncheon of HemisFair '68.
Date: April 4, 1968

El Abrazo Aug. 1966

Description: Issue of El Abrazo journal devoted to HemisFair '68. The issue cover depicts sailing ships on a blue ocean relating to David Bowen's work in the planning for the 1968 World’s Fair and especially the Youth Pavilion. HemisFair ’68, was held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Date: August 1966

El Abrazo Sept/Oct/Nov 1967

Description: El Abrazo journal issue devoted to HemisFair '68. The cover relates to David Bowen's work in the planning for the 1968 World’s Fair and especially the Youth Pavilion. HemisFair ’68, was held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Date: September 1967

[Annual Report: National Project Committee, 1962-1963]

Description: Annual report of the National Project Committee of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. for 1962-1963. For the first time, the chapter embarked on a full-scale project to introduce selected local students to the fine arts through cultural events programs, which included visits to the symphony, opera, musicals, and art galleries. Both the students involved and school principals were supportive of the program and felt it was a great success. The committee recommends that the program be renewed for a second year.
Date: 1963
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.

[Annual Report: National Project Committee, 1964-1965]

Description: Annual report of the National Project Committee of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. for 1964-1965. The committee sponsored six cultural events for local students. Includes notes about chapter expenses and student attendance at these events.
Date: 1965~
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.

[Blank outline]

Description: Fragmented outline with headings for educational, social, and other. There is blank space for remarks.
Date: June 1963
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.

[A Brief History of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc.]

Description: Brief history of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. Handwritten and later photocopied, the document discusses the organization's beginnings and involvement in social outreach programs to disadvantaged youth spearheaded by women of color. An early writing in the organization's history, it discusses events between 1960 and 1964.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.

[Brief History of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. and its Programs]

Description: Brief history of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. The document discusses the organization's beginnings and involvement in social outreach programs to disadvantaged youth spearheaded by women of color. An early writing in the organization's history, it discusses events between 1960 and 1964.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.

The Bru-it

Description: March-April 1968 issue of the magazine of the Lone Star Brewing Company. Most of the issue is devoted to HemisFair '68, with historical information, and information about facilities, attractions, exhibits, and participants. There are many illustrations of the fair.
Date: 1968

Building : Tynan House

Description: Several pages of information about the Tynan House, which was one of the historic houses on the HemisFair '68 site. It was built in the 1860s and located at 117 Goliad Street. Included in this 4 page set is a drawing of the front of the house, and a map showing its location on the HemisFair site.
Date: 1965?

Cover letter on HemisFair '68 meeting

Description: Letter to accompany the transcript of a meeting held August 24, 1965 about HemisFair '68. The letter, from Jim Glass, is addressed to one of the fellow meeting attendees, Mr. Allison Peery. Mr. Peery was one of the site planning architects for HemisFair. The letter is written on "Culberson, Slaughter, Glass & DuBose, inc." letterhead.
Date: August 27, 1968
Creator: Glass, Jim

[Drafts of letters promoting a series of fine arts seminars for students]

Description: Drafts of letters by Vernis Hudgins to prospective participants in a series of seminars sponsored by the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. to educate local students about the fine arts. The first letter is addressed to school principals and asks them to read an enclosed letter to students. The second letter invites students to attend the seminar series and is the one to be read by the principals. There is also a list of six principals who should receive these letters. Includes handwritten corrections.
Date: October 1964
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.

[Envelope from Sterling Houston to Mrs. S. W. Houston - 1965]

Description: Manila envelope sent by Sterling Houston to a "Mrs. S. W. Houston" in San Antonio, Texas. Several stamps on the front and back side read, "PHOTOGRAPH DO NOT BEND", indicating that photographs were sent inside.
Date: 1965
Creator: Houston, Sterling, 1945-

[Expense Report for Nassau Beach Hotel Trip]

Description: Expense report written by Vernis Hudgins of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. It provides an inventory of expenses for a trip taken to the Nassau Beach Hotel.
Date: July 2, 1964
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.

[First Report on The National Projects Committee]

Description: First report on the National Projects Committee written by Alma K. Inge, general chairman of the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. The report discusses phase I and II of a cultural and arts outreach program at the local level. It includes seminars on music, drama, painting, and sculpture.
Date: 1965~
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.

[Form letter from Venis Hudgins - November 22, 1964]

Description: Form letter from Vernis Hudgins thanking recipients for participating in a seminar about dance hosted by the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Recipients are invited to attend future seminars on drama and charm.
Date: November 22, 1964
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.

General Electric Company's Theaterama press release

Description: Text is The General Electric Company's press release describing the Theaterama experience at the 1968 World’s Fair known as HemisFair ’68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio entitled "The Wonderful World of Progress." The Circular theater used a variety of audio visual techniques, including live-to-film, film-to-live, “op art,” “blue mat” and magic effects as well as music and lyrics. Featured was a mythical Genie of the Southwest, who spoke and interacted with the onstage hostess-housewife. The release details the writers of the show, its musical score, the 16 hostesses, the "genie" portrayed by television performer Bill McCutcheon and many of the special effects used. The release goes on to include the seating capacity of 16,100 persons and the length of the show, 20 minutes. The release also describes the performance as well as its objective at HemisFair ’68.
Date: March 28, 1968

HemisFair '68: 1968 World's Fair/April 6-October 6 news

Description: A news release from the Public Relations Department of HemisFair '68. It highlights the Goliad Food Plaza, one of the food clusters at HemisFair '68, and lists a couple of food items available there.
Date: 1968?
Creator: HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex). Public Relations Dept.

HemisFair '68: 1968 World's Fair/April 6-October 6 news

Description: A news release from the Public Relations Department of HemisFair '68. It highlights the lagoon cruise boats and the Mini-Monorail as on-grounds transportation at HemisFair '68.
Date: 1968?
Creator: HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex). Public Relations Dept.