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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?
Item Type: Photograph

Amusement rides

Description: Image of people and amusement rides on the grounds at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas. Some people are standing next to the chain link fences that surround the rides. A portion of the Cotton Bowl stadium is visible in the background. This photograph was taken during a planning trip for HemisFair '68.
Date: October 1966
Item Type: Photograph

Amusement rides

Description: Photograph from the 1968 World's Fair of people lining up for amusement rides which includes a roller coaster, shown in the background.
Date: October 1968
Item Type: Photograph

An announcement for the next water ski show at HemisFair '68

Description: Photograph of a woman and a man riding in a small motorized boat in the three-acre lake at Fiesta Island, at HemisFair '68. The man is wearing clown-like face paint, and is holding a sign announcing the next water ski show at 12 o'clock. The free show was sponsored by Mercury Outboard.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph

[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.
Item Type: Text

[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.
Item Type: Text

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
Item Type: Photograph

Arena at HemisFair '68

Description: Image of the Arena at the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph

Beethoven Hall

Description: An artistic illustration of Beethoven Hall. It was originally built in 1895 as the concert hall of the Beethoven Mannerchor. A fire destroyed the original structure in 1913 and the choir members built a new Beethoven Hall, which stands on the grounds where HemisFair '68 was held. During the fair the Hall was occupied by the "Laterna Magika".
Date: 1968?
Item Type: Photograph

The Bell System pavilion at HemisFair '68

Description: Photograph of a model of Southwestern Bell's pavilion at HemisFair '68. Inside the pavilion, visitors had the opportunity to play games with some of the most advanced telephone equipment that existed at the time.
Date: 1967?
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

[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.
Item Type: Text

Boat tour

Description: This image is of the LaSalle’s Riverboat Adventure at Six Flags over Texas. The picture is of the large concrete dry dock showing passengers embarking and disembarking two wooden looking riverboats. The waiting area is designed like an old wooden outpost and is decorated with palm trees and wooden barrels. The background of the outpost is overflowing with trees and lush foliage.
Date: October 1966
Item Type: Photograph

Bravo

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The illustration on the card shows a mustachioed grinning character wearing a sombrero with the word "Bravo" above it.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Postcard

[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.
Item Type: Text

[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.
Item Type: Text