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Grand Champion Steer at San Antonio Livestock Expo, 1962

Description: Photograph of three men in suits and ties standing behind a steer and two men in denim and button-up shirts holding the harnesses of two steers. All of the men are wearing boots and cowboy hats and one man is wearing glasses. The steer in the foreground has a banner on it's back that reads, "Grand Champion Steer of Show, San Antonio Livestock Exposition, San Antonio, Texas 1962". The group is standing in an indoor corral.
Date: 1962
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

[Historic Marker Application: O. Henry House]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the O. Henry House, in San Antonio, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application.
Date: 1962~
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
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Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Ruiz House]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Ruiz House, in San Antonio, Texas. The materials include the original application and photographs.
Date: 1962
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

Land area covered by HemisFair 1968

Description: This photograph shows the area occupied by HemisFair '68 highlighted before construction began. Houses, streets and other buildings that had to be demolished are faintly visible. The HemisFair site occupied 92.6 acres and was located on the edge of downtown San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1962~
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hector P. Garcia to PASO members and friends - 1962]

Description: Letter from Hector P. Garcia to PASO members and friends that describes the events of a special meeting that was held in San Antonio. Garcia states that PASO decided to continue to support Tom Reavley for Attorney General and Woodrow Bean for congressman in the upcoming run-off election of June 2, 1962.
Date: 1962
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Minutes of initial meeting of interested citizens pertinent to the "Fair of the America's"

Description: Minutes taken by John A Daniels, of a meeting held Feb. 15th, 1962, at the Granada Hotel of civic leaders to discuss the idea of hosting a "Fair of the America's" in San Antonio, Texas. Those present expressed enthusiasm for the idea. At this meeting is was agreed that an executive committee be formed to investigate the feasibility of staging such a fair.
Date: 1962
Creator: Daniels, John A.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Year's review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a recollection of major events that occurred throughout the year of 1961.
Date: 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

"A Raisin In The Sun" play

Description: Photograph of Mr. Younger and Mr. Linder discussing the art of improving race realations in the play "A Raisin in the Sun". The scene takes place in a living room. The actor in the background is seated on a couch and wearing a jacket and glasses. The actor in the foreground is seated on a chair and is wearing a short-sleeve shirt.
Date: 1962
Creator: Hansberry, Lorraine
Partner: St. Philips College

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 65, July 1961 - April, 1962

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 619.
Date: 1962
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations Convention Memorandum - January 19, 1962]

Description: Detailed Convention Memorandum to all members of PASO explaining the purpose and procedure of the upcoming convention and instructions for hotel reservations and registration fees. The final two items urge members to organize an active PASO group in their communities if one did not already exist and reminds them to pay their poll taxes in order to vote. The memo is signed by Ed Idar, Jr. A handwritten note reads: "Paso a Paso Para adelante!"
Date: January 19, 1962
Creator: Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Albert Pena, Jr. announcing PASO convention - 1962-02-02]

Description: Generic letter from Albert A. Peña, Jr. announcing the first statewide convention of Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations to select candidates to endsorse. Peña invites any who have formed or intend to form a PASO group to attend. The letter is typed on County of Bexar letterhead.
Date: February 2, 1962
Creator: Peña, Albert A., Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library