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434 South Alamo Lot No. 211-single family dwelling

Description: Four photographs of a house at 434 Alamo Street, San Antonio, Texas. Also known as the Sarah Riddle Eager House, it was built in 1866 as a wedding gift. The house is almost hidden by trees and foliage. The house is raised off the ground and architectural features include wood lattice work on the porch fence and stairs, and wooden shutters. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. This house was preserved and housed the Southern Baptist exhibit during HemisFair.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

440-442 East Commerce floor plans

Description: Image of floor plans of two buildings at 440 and 442 East Commerce, San Antonio. The building at 440 East Commerce is described as a one story masonry residence. The area in square feet is given and the dimensions of each side of the house are given in feet and inches. The building at 442 East Commerce is described as a two story masonry store with the area given in square feet for each floor as well as for the building's length and width in feet and inches. Many residences and buildings in the area occupied by HemisFair '68 were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

505 Goliad Lot No. 439-multi-family dwelling

Description: Two black and white photographs of a 3 story house at the corner of Goliad. It's surrounded by a picket fence and the lawn has several trees and bushes. The house also has porches on the 1st and 2nd floors overlooking the street corner. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair ’68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

506 South Lot No. 450-single family dwelling

Description: Two black and white photographs of the house on 506 South Street, San Antonio. The house is a single-story house that has a roof similar to a saltbox house. It also features a covered front porch supported by four posts with decorative trims at the top. A broken wooden fence separates the front porch from the sidewalk, and there is a narrow patch of unkept grass between the fence and the road. A chimney stack is visible rising from the back portion of the roof. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

508 Santa Clara Lot No. 518-single family dwelling

Description: Black and white photograph of the home at 508 Santa Clara, San Antonio. The small home is single story with front porch. There is a white picket fence surrounding the property. There are a lot of mature trees to the left and right of the photo and another tree in the front yard. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

512 South Lot No. 449-single family dwelling

Description: Two black and white photographs of the house on 512 South Street, San Antonio. The top photograph shows the house from a front left-hand angle; the bottom photograph shows the house directly from the front. The house is a single-story house that features a saltbox house style of roof and front porch supported by four square columns. There are four tall bushes in front of the porch and there is a dirt driveway on the left-hand side of the house. A small stone wall, about a foot in height, separates the front yard from the sidewalk. A wooden fence is partially visible in the backyard. It seems that there is a similar house directly adjacent on the right-hand side, separated by only a couple of feet. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

520 Water Lot No. 250-single family dwelling

Description: Black and white photo of a single family dwelling located at 520 Water Lot No. 250. A big tree covers most of the front of the home and trees can be seen in the upper left of the photograph. There is a bush to the left right off the driveway and a chain link fence in front of the yard that separates the home from the sidewalk. Two columns, four windows, and a partial view of the front door can be seen in the front of the dwelling. There is a small mailbox on one of the columns and a short lattice enclosure on the porch as well as on the small ledge on the two windows to the left of the porch. There are three windows that can be seen on the left side of the house and a chimney on the roof. A different pattern of siding can be seen toward the back of the home.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

527 Water Lot No. 221-quality ornamental iron works

Description: Two black and white photographs of 527 Water Lot No. 221-quality ornamental iron works. The first picture is of the front and right side of the building. The front porch is covered and has eight thin columns with decorative brackets and a dental style molding is used to form a band under the porch cornice. In the front of the home there are four windows and a front door and to the right side there are four windows on the main house and two visible windows on a back addition to the house. The back addition to the home has slat siding which is different from the main part of the structure which seems to be made out of stucco. There are two chimney smoke stacks on the top of the home. The front of the house is fenced off with a short small makeshift wood and chicken wire fence. There are ornamental iron panels leaning against the porch as well as iron patio stlye furniture on the porch. The lot on the right side of the home is fenced off with a chain link fence and has visible weeds along the fence and sidewalk in front of it. In the picture of the left side of the house two windows are visible on the side as well as one window on the addition to the home in the back. There is a chimney smoke stack on the roof, trees in the upper part of the photo and visible electrical wires along the side of the home in the forefront of the photo. There is a bench/couch on the porch a quality ornamental iron works company sign either hanging from the porch or on a metal sign stand in front of the house. There is a driveway on the left ...
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

533 Water Lot No. 222-single family dwelling

Description: Two black and white photos of a single family dwelling located at 533 Water Lot No. 222. In the first photo the house is single story box style home. There is a central screened double French door that is blocked by a patio chair and four windows, two on either side of the door. There are two visible rectangle shaped windows on the right side of the home. The roof is metal and pyramid shaped with a flat top and a square ornamental iron decoration on the top. The dirt driveway on the right side of the home leads to the back and a slightly visible garage style structure. A metal chain fence surrounds the yard along with some shrubs and a large palm tree. There is a large tree visible in the upper right corner behind the home and a large electrical pole and sidewalk in front of the home. The second picture is of the left side or back of the home. A small chicken coop style room with a flat shingled roof and two windows, one on the left and one in the front, is attached to the home. Part of a porch and wood railing is visible on the right hand side. The roof is visible at the top of the photo and a random scattering of weeds is visible in the bottom of the photo. An electrical wire drapes across the upper left.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

601 Matagorda Lot No. 234-Noll’s Gro. & Market corner of Victoria and Matagorda

Description: A black and white photograph of Noll's Grocery and Market store in San Antonio, at the intersection of Matagorda Street and Victoria Street. The store is rectangular in shape, and has sidewalks running along the front and right sides. The store has a small porch on the front, suspended by four posts. A sign that reads "Noll's Gro. & Mkt" is suspended on the side of the porch's roof. There is a small tree growing on the right side, and larger trees dominate the left side and back of the store. The store is located in a section of San Antonio that was cleared out for HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

602 Water Lot No. 241-Atlantic Pluming Co.

Description: Two black and white photos of the Atlantic Pluming Co. located at 602 Water Lot No. 241. The first photograph is left side of the structure which has two screened doors covered by porch awnings and three windows. The side window closest to the front of the building on the right had side has a visible air conditioner. There are two small children next to a car and two trees that partially block the side of the building. There is a partial view of the front porch and 4 columns also there are a few weeds and small bushes that populate the base of the building. The street takes up the bottom quarter of the image. The bottom image is a 3/4 view of the building. The front of the building has a central door with an overhead sign and two windows on each side of it. The front porch is covered and four bungalow style columns sit in front. The center of the porch roof has a sign. There is also a sidewalk that leads to the building. Two large trees dominate the upper right and left of the photo and cover part of the roof of the building. The roof is pyramid style and has a visible chimney on the left side. The left side of the building has a visible porch covered door and a window on its right with an air conditioning unit with a bush next to it. There is a fire hydrant next to the sidewalk that passes in front and on the side of the building.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

603 Goliad Lot No. 520-multi-family dwelling

Description: This photo is of a 2 story clapboard house with porches attached to both 1st and 2nd stories. The house is surrounded by a few trees and shrubs. A sidewalk is visible along the street. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair ’68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

603 Water Lot No. 223-multi-family dwelling

Description: Black and white photo of a multi family dwelling located at 603 Water Lot No. 223. The house has two front doors and there are windows on either side of the doors and two visible windows on the left hand side. There is a picnic table in front of the house. An old pickup truck is visible in the street to the front right of the home.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

603 Water Lot No. 223- multi-family dwelling

Description: Two black and white photos of a multi family dwelling located at 603 Water Lot No. 223. The house is a simple box shape with a covered porch over the two front doors of the home. There are windows on either side of the doors and two visible windows on the left hand side. The lot is littered with old appliances, weeds and trees in the front and rear. There is a partial driveway to the left of the home and wooden picket fence next to that. An old pickup truck is visible in the street to the front right of the first photo. The second photo shows the full front of the home with the two doors and covered porch. Chairs sit between the doors and there’s a small unreadable sign on the front right hand side of the porch. Two vehicles, a truck and a car, block the view of yard. Trees are also visible in the right and left hand side of the photo.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

611 Water Lot No. 225-multi-family dwelling

Description: Two photographs of a house at 611 Water Street, San Antonio. This is a white one story home with a front porch with a banister around it and 4 columns. The front of the house has trellis-work with an arch covered with foliage leading to the porch. There are two trash cans on the edge of the street in the first photograph. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

613 Water-multi-family dwelling

Description: A black and white photograph of a two story apartment house at 613 Water Street, San Antonio. The home is wood, white, with three Corinthian style columns in the front. There is a railed porch on the second floor (covered by the roof). There are several windows on the left side of the home one of which is a bay window. A sign is hanging from the porch of the second floor that says "Furnished Apartments" and there is a car parked on the left side of the house. Just visible in the background is the Life Tower Building. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

617 Water Lot No. 227-business

Description: Two black and white photographs of the building at 617 Water Street, San Antonio. This looks like an auto parts store that was converted from a house. The front has an enclosed room with three glass paned sides that looks like it was added on to the original structure. There are boxes stacked on the floor on the front right corner of the room. There is a "Loading Zone" sign in the front to the left next to a telephone pole. The building is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

621 Water Lot No. 228-single family dwelling

Description: Two black and white photographs of 621 Water Street, San Antonio. This is a single story house that looks like the exterior is stucco/plaster and is white. The front porch has 4 columns and is only one step up, no banister and a wooden plank floor. The front door is a double door and there are two windows. This home has a ladder on each side of the doors resting against the house (they are folded). There is a lot of vegetation, plants, trees, etc. On the right of the house there is a loosely wired fence attached to some poles and then there is a wooden fence/partition coming from the house to the wire fence, dividing the yards. There are two windows on the right side of the house and a chimney in the middle of the roof, also an antenna. The front porch has chairs and other objects all over it. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph

[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.
Item Type: Photograph

1968 TEXAS HEMISFAIR license plate

Description: In a picture, a blonde woman is holding a HemisFair license plate issued to promote the international exposition in San Antonio. Next to her is a world globe with North and South Americas visible. The license plate has "TEXAS" in small capital letters along the top with "68 HEMISFAIR 68" at the bottom of the plate.
Date: 1968~
Item Type: Photograph

[1992 Salute to Youth Awards Program]

Description: Program for the Salute to Youth Awards ceremony hosted by the San Antonio Chapter of Links, Inc. The ceremony was held on April 22nd, 1992 at Martin Luther King Middle School in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: April 22, 1992
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Pamphlet

1994-1996 Biennium Report: The Links, Incorporated

Description: This booklet is a report on the activities at the national level organization of The Links, Inc. from 1994-1996. It includes information about the organization's national and international services, youth outreach, and arts initiatives as well as financial statements. The Links, Inc. is located in the United States and headquartered in Washington D.C.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc.
Item Type: Book

[1996-1997 Program Facets]

Description: Document listing chairmen of various program facets, including services to youth, national trends, international trends, and the arts.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Text

20th Anniversary Speech

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