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Aerial view of HemisFair '68

Description: View from a helicopter of HemisFair '68 in San Antonio, Texas, a few weeks from opening day. Prominent structures and buildings that can be seen include the 622 foot high Tower of the Americas, the United States Confluence Theater and United States Exhibit Pavilion at left foreground, and the Convention Center, Arena, and Theater in mid-ground. Downtown San Antonio buildings can be seen behind the fairgrounds.
Date: March 12, 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Woman’s Pavilion

Description: An artistic illustration of the Woman's Pavilion at HemisFair '68. The four main themes exhibited in the pavilion were beauty, the mind, heart and emotion, and work, and served as a tribute to the contributions women have made to culture and civilization in the western hemisphere.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Kodak Pavilion

Description: An artistic illustration of the Kodak Pavilion at HemisFair '68. Visitors to the pavilion were introduced to the complexities and delights of film and filmcraft in its many forms. In this illustration one of the cars of the Swiss Sky-ride can be seen, and the Tower of the Americas looms in the background.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Woman's Pavilion

Description: A model of the Woman's Pavilion at HemisFair '68. The four main themes exhibited in the pavilion were beauty, the mind, heart and emotion, and work, and served as a tribute to the contributions women have made to culture and civilization in the western hemisphere.
Date: 196?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Enter mural : Juan O'Gorman creating a spectacular mural for HemisFair 1968

Description: Juan O'Gorman, builder of many of the great murals in Mexico City, at work creating a spectacular mural for the entrance of the Fine Arts Theater at HemisFair '68. The mosaic, 110 feet long and 21 feet high, will interpret the them of HemisFair '68, "The Confluence of Civilizations in the Americas".
Date: 1966~
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

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 some of the main buildings that have been constructed for the fair, including the Tower of the Americas, the Arena, Theatre for the Performing Arts, and Convention Hall.
Date: 1968?
Creator: HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex). Public Relations Dept.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

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 how HemisFair '68 represents an urban renaissance for San Antonio, with the construction of the Tower of the Americas and other satellite buildings.
Date: 1968?
Creator: HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex). Public Relations Dept.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Overview of Downtown and HemisFair

Description: A black and white photograph of an artistic illustration of downtown San Antonio during HemisFair '68. Prominent buildings of the fair visible include the Tower of the Americas, the Convention Center and Arena, the United States Confluence Theater, and amusement rides. Fireworks and search lights are lighting up the night sky. The San Antonio landmark, the Alamo, is illustrated in the lower left-hand corner.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Overview of Downtown and HemisFair

Description: A colorful and rather imaginative artistic illustration of downtown San Antonio during HemisFair '68. Prominent buildings of the fair visible include the Tower of the Americas, the Convention Center and Arena, the United States Confluence Theater, and amusement rides. Fireworks and search lights are lighting up the night sky. The San Antonio landmark, the Alamo, is illustrated in the lower right-hand corner.
Date: 1968?
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

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