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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

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 the lagoon cruise boats and the Mini-Monorail as on-grounds transportation at HemisFair '68.
Date: 1968?
Creator: HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex). Public Relations Dept.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Major purposes of the Hemis-Fair : speech by William Sinkin.

Description: Text of a speech given by William Sinkin who served as President of the Board of Directors of San Antonio Fair, Inc. from April 1963 to November 1964. He outlines the major purposes of HemisFair '68 in five points: how it will benefit San Antonio, build community leadership, promote ties between San Antonio and Latin America, economic advantages for staging the fair, and leaving a heritage of permanent facilities and institutions for San Antonio.
Date: 196?
Creator: Sinkin, William, 1913-
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

Publicity release for Les Poupées de Paris

Description: A publicity release from Bill Doll and Company of New York, N.Y. to accompany the photograph of the celebrity puppet of Liberace from Sid and Marty Krofft's Les Poupées de Paris show. The release mentions the names of other celebrity puppets in the show, which was part of the entertainment at the New York World's Fair.
Date: 196?
Creator: Bill Doll and Company
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Two of HemisFair's high altitude attractions

Description: Information item about the Tower of the Americas and the Swiss Skyride. The Tower is 622 feet tall and features two observation decks and a revolving restaurant. Glass fronted elevators carry visitors from the base to the top in 43 second. Riders in the Skyride can enjoy panoramic views of the fair site from 80 feet above the ground.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections