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Sidewalk troubadors

Description: An artistic illustration of three performers playing guitars standing on a stage designed like a wheeled cart. The performers are dressed in traditional Latin American clothing. Strolling mariachis and other performers entertained HemisFair '68 visitors as they waited to enter pavilions and exhibits.
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

Description: An artistic illustration 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. This illustration shows the exterior of the pavilion, with some abstract sculptures.
Date: 1968~
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The International Section of HemisFair '68

Description: Artist's drawing of the HemisFair '68 International Section. In this colorful rendition, the area of the fairgrounds devoted to country pavilions is crowded with visitors. Signs for the country pavilions for Panama and Peru in historic buildings are visible. In the background a skyscraper of downtown San Antonio can be seen. More than twenty countries participated in HemisFair '68.
Date: 1967?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

El Encanto de un Pueblo

Description: Exhibit hall with brightly colored exterior walls, one red with a geometric sun, one orange and one blue with a light blue crescent moon with a face. This is where the Alexander Girard Foundation collection of folk art, with over 10,000 pieces of Latin American folk art was exhibited. The mini-monorail can be seen just at the right edge.
Date: 1967
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Souvenir book of HemisFair '68

Description: The souvenir book for HemisFair '68. The contents includes information about the countries participating, corporate and industrial exhibits, amusements, and food. The Tower of the Americas dominates the cover illustration.
Date: 1967
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Two boys posing in front of Japan Pavilion

Description: Photograph of two smiling boys posing outside of the Japan Pavilion at HemisFair '68. One of the boys is wearing a cowboy hat while the other has taken off his hat and is holding it at his side. Japan was one of more than twenty countries who participated in HemisFair '68.
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Official souvenir HemisFair 1968 map

Description: HemisFair souvenir map booklet with pictorial maps of buildings and attractions that make up the fair site. Included is a cut-out model of the Tower of the Americas with instructions on how to make it.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Pearl Pavilion Courtyard

Description: An artistic illustration of the Pearl Pavilion courtyard at HemisFair '68, held in San Antonio, Texas from April to October 1968. The Pearl Brewing Company was one of the participants at the fair. It's pavilion had indoor and outdoor dining, refreshment and jazz music entertainment areas. This illustration shows a covered outdoor dining area.
Date: 1968~
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Tower of the Americas

Description: An artistic illustration of the Tower of the Americas. The tower was the focus of HemisFair '68 and is 622 feet tall and features two observation decks, a revolving restaurant, and glass fronted elevators. In the picture the walkways are crowded with visitors to the fair.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

France Pavilion

Description: Photograph of a three-dimensional model of the France Pavilion at HemisFair '68. The French designer has turned the pavilion into a controlled system of walks and ramps that carries the visitor through the nation's history into the present and then offers an exciting look at the future.
Date: 1968~
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

HemisFair '68 souvenir booklet

Description: Souvenir booklet for HemisFair'68. The text is printed in both English and Spanish. The colorful cover illustration shows smiling characters representing many different nations dressed in national costumes. More than 20 countries participated in HemisFair '68. The booklet is colorfully illustrated with views of the many attractions the world's fair has to offer visitors.
Date: 1967
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

IBM Lakeside Pavilion

Description: A postcard of the IBM Lakeside pavilion at the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. IBM had two pavilions at HemisFair and the Lakeside Pavilion featured an informative movie explaining the operation of modern computers. The picture shows people watching the movie inside the pavilion. The picture was included in the Souvenir book of HemisFair published in 1967.
Date: 1967
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

U.S. Exhibit Pavilion

Description: Postcard of the U.S. Exhibit Pavilion, one of two buildings that comprised the United States exhibit at HemisFair '68. The Exhibit Pavilion's theme was "Confluence, U.S.A."
Date: 1967?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

People at HemisFair '68

Description: Foreground features a man and a lady walking at HemisFair '68, each carrying a child on their shoulders. A few more children and adults walking, and a portion of the monorail are visible in the background. One of the kids in the background is wearing a Mexican-style hat, called a sombrero.
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

People walking the grounds at HemisFair '68

Description: Overhead view of people walking a stretch of paved walkway that passes between the U.S. Pavilion (the building at the right-hand side) and the monorail (on the left-hand side) at HemisFair '68. Some people are sitting on circular benches at the base of the trees that are placed at frequent intervals along the walkway.
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections