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IBM Exhibit

Description: IBM Pavilion visitors view computer operating Jacquard loom at the Lakeside Pavilion during the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68 held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Date: 1968-10?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

IBM Exhibit

Description: Image of the Monorail and IBM Lakeside Pavilion at the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Date: 1968-10?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

IBM Exhibit

Description: Night time image of the Monorail and IBM Lakeside Pavilion at the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Date: 1968-10?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

HemisFair model

Description: A photograph of a man and woman looking at a three-dimensional model of HemisFair '68. Only a part of the fair model is in the photo and none of the notable and main structures can be seen. The woman is pointing at a house-like building.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Restaurant interior

Description: An artistic illustration of the interior of a restaurant. Most of the restaurant guests are single men sitting at small tables. A cocktail waitress is serving drinks on a tray. Three members of a band perform on a stage at the right-side of the illustration. The establishment looks more like a cocktail lounge or bar.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

HemisFair buildings

Description: An artistic illustration of buildings on the HemisFair '68 fairgrounds. The buildings are box-like, quite tall and all in the same light brown color. The illustration shows fair visitors strolling among the buildings.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

HemisFair buildings

Description: An artistic illustration of an unidentified building on the HemisFair '68 fairgrounds. Fair visitors are shown strolling around in front of the building. The shaft of the Tower of the Americas is partially visible through a tall tree.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

General Electric Pavilion

Description: An artistic illustration of the General Electric Pavilion at HemisFair '68. In a futuristic building, General Electric presents the story of electrical living in the Southwest from the time the first lights blazed in the San Antonio Opera House to the present.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Canada Pavilion Model

Description: A model of the Canada Pavilion at the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. Canada was one of more than 20 nations to have pavilions at HemisFair '68. Viewers of this model can peer in and see what is inside the pavilion. There is a display of the flags of the Canadian provinces along with other exhibits.
Date: 196?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Canada Pavilion Interior

Description: A colorful conceptual sketch of the interior of the Canadian Pavilion. In the illustration, a kayak is shown on display, and in the lower left corner is a native Canadian dressed in winter clothing. Canada was one of almost thirty countries participating in HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1968~
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

IBM Pavilion

Description: Photograph of a three-dimensional illustration of the IBM Pavilion at the 1968 World's Fair, held in San Antonio, Texas. The fair was also known as HemisFair '68. This pavilion showed a light-hearted informative movie explaining the operation of computers.
Date: 1968~
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Skyride

Description: Photograph of Skyride drive station shelter at an unidentified amusement park. This is where the mechanical drive of the ride is held. This is also the main area where guests got on and off of the ride. This photograph was taken during a planning trip for HemisFair '68.
Date: October 1966
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

A group of men and women posing in front of the entrance to Central American pavilions at HemisFair '68

Description: A group of men and women posing in front of the entrance to pavilions of Central American countries participating at HemisFair '68, held in San Antonio, Texas, from April to October 1968. A plaque at one side of the entrance has the country names Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Honduras visible on it.
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Transcript of meeting on HemisFair '68

Description: Transcript of a meeting held August 24, 1965 with Allison Peery, Richard Wilson, and Jim Glass. The meeting discussed the HemisFair project, why it was proposed, how it would be financed, the space planning, what facilities and attractions would be offered, as well as what the fair symbols should be. The transcript is typed, with annotations in hand, on "Culberson, Slaughter, Glass & DuBose, inc." corporate letterhead.
Date: August 27, 1965
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

William Sinkin

Description: Photograph of William "Bill" Sinkin signing a HemisFair document at his desk. Sinkin served as President of the Board of Directors of San Antonio Fair, Inc. from April 1963 to November 1964.
Date: 196?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

News release : Governor and Mrs. Connally to visit Latin America.

Description: News release announcing Governor and Mrs. John Connally's three-weeks visit to Latin American countries in July/August 1966 on behalf of HemisFair '68. He will invite countries to participate in the fair. Prior to his departure he will be honored at a reception in Washington, D.C. for his role as Commissioner General of the fair. The news release also mentions countries and corporations who have already signed up to participate in HemisFair '68.
Date: July 12, 1966
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

People at amusement park

Description: This is a close-up picture up of a crowd of people at an amusement park concessions area. The picture contains various children and adults walking about the area, and themed concessions are partially visible on the left side of everyone. A couple of popular cola signs can be seen toward the background towering above the crowd as well as a ferris wheel.
Date: October 1966
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections