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Map-Site plan of HemisFair

Description: Image of a Map-Site plan of HemisFair for the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Map-Site plan of HemisFair

Description: Image of Map-Site plan of HemisFair, the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Date: December 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Map-Site plan of HemisFair

Description: Image of Map-Site plan of HemisFair, the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio.
Date: December 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

108 Lafitte Lot No. 331-single family dwelling

Description: Two photographs of a small house at 108 Lafitte, San Antonio. It has a porch supported by 5 columns with decorative trim at the top of each column. The back of a large road sign and the top of the Tower Life Building in downtown San Antonio are visible. A fence runs along one side of the house and there is a "no parking" sign on it. The second photograph shows the house from the other side. The large sign is a political advertisement for Don Yarborough for governor. Next to one side of the house is a gas station and next to the other side is a bus depot. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

300 North Lot no. 313 - 2 story house/business

Description: Two black and white photographs of a large clapboard house with an attached addition occupied by a business. The house is surrounded by large plants and trees and the second story has a porch. Beside the house, partially visible, is a separate garage. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Small home at 406 North -- Lot 355

Description: The entrance to the home is reached by 5 steps to the small front porch. A decorative railing edges the porch. There is a tiny front yard edged by a picket fence. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair ’68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

215 Victoria Lot No. 411-multi-family dwelling

Description: Two photographs of the residence at 215 Victoria, San Antonio, Texas. The photographs show the building from the front, one slightly at an angle. There are two front doors under a long covered porch supported by thin pillars. In the bottom photograph, several boys can be seen playing in front a large bush. The residence is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

115 Victoria Lot No. 245-single family dwelling

Description: Two photographs of the small home or cottage at 115 Victoria Street, San Antonio. It is a single story house with an overhanging roof at the front supported by four thin columns each having decorative trim on them. One of the photographs shows the house from the side, which has shingle-siding on it. A chainlink fence forms a border at the front of the house, and a wooden fence runs along the side of the home visible in the photographs. Some laundry hangs on a clothes line. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Home at 415 North -- Lot 305

Description: Photograph of a home built in the Greek-Revival style. The entrance to the home has a large porch with 6 Corinthian columns, 4 define the entrance. Four steps lead up to the porch. A small front yard has 2 large shrubs. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair ’68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Small family dwelling at 405 Goliad

Description: This small one-story home was located at 405 Goliad, lot no. 405. The front porch extends the length of the home and a chain-link fence with a gate edges the sidewalk. There are trees on each side of the house and a car is parked on the street in front. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair ’68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

144 North Lot No. 164-multi-family dwelling

Description: 2 black and white photographs of the house on 144 North Street, San Antonio. The top photograph shows the house from a front, left-hand view, while the bottom photograph is a direct front view. The house is a two-story house that feature front porches that run along its entire front-side on both levels, and four columns that traverse the bottom and top porches. Both levels have two doors near the center of the house, and each door is flanked by a tall rectangular window on one side. The front porces feature elaborate exterior trim and railing. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

217 Rusk Lot No. 171-single family dwelling

Description: Two photographs of a house at 217 Rusk, lot no.171, San Antonio, Texas. The single story house has a saltbox design with a long sloping roof. The front of the house has two doors with a window on either side of the doors. The home is built from stucco or cement and there are areas which show that cracks or holes have been filled in with cement. Two cars are parked at one side of the home; one of them is a Red Ball Co. taxi cab. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

119 Victoria Lot No 246-multi-family dwelling

Description: 2 photographs of the house at 119 Victoria, San Antonio. Both photographs show the house from the front. It has a covered porch, which is not enclosed, supported by thin decorative wrought iron columns. One half of the house has an attached two-story addition which may not have belonged to the original house. In the second photograph, two small children are visible, one on a tricycle and the other entering the front area of the house through a chainlink fence. Another person can just barely be seen, looking out from one of the front windows. Scrubs add some greenery to the front area. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

301 North Lot No. 312- Garcia’s Tire Shop

Description: One story clapboard building with an awning covered entry housing a tire shop. Hubcaps decorate the entrance to the shop. The building is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Large home at 329 North -- Lot 323

Description: This tin-roofed house has several peaks, a large entrance with three steps leading to the porch defined by four Doric-style pillars at the entrance. There are several banana trees and shrubs in the front yard. Beside the house is a driveway to the backyard. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair ’68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Market on 331 North--Balderas Food Mkt

Description: This one story local market was on 331 North St. The sign above the entrance gives the name of the market, Balderas Food Mkt. A phone booth occupied part of the covered entrance. The market is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair ’68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

154 North Lot No.170-multi-family dwelling

Description: 2 photographs of a house at 154 North Street, San Antonio. It is a single story ranch-style house with a covered porch or patio area. There is a telephone booth fixed to one side of the house. Two cars are parked next to the house. It is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

331 Goliad Lot No. 206-single family dwelling

Description: Two photographs of a house at 331 Goliad Road, San Antonio, Texas from two different points of view. The house has a covered front porch supported by thin columns and a railing. There is some stonework on the house. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

140 North Lot No. 163-multi-family dwelling

Description: Two black and white photographs of a house at 140 North Street, San Antonio. It is a large two story Victorian-style home with balconies on both levels supported by slender columns. The second photograph shows one side of the house with large windows on both floors. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the houses were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Large 2 story school house at 200 Lafitte -- Lot 351

Description: These photographs are of a two-story stone schoolhouse at 200 Lafitte, San Antonio. The first two photos show the front and the back of the school. Two more photos show children playing on the playground located at the back of the school. The school is surrounded by a chainlink fence and occupies a corner lot. The school is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

160 North Lot No. 172-single family dwelling

Description: Two black and white photographs of a house at 160 North Street, San Antonio. In the first photograph most of the cottage-style house is obscured from view by large bushes. The second photograph shows the house from a street-side view. There is a decorative iron fence most of which is covered by vegetation. One slightly unusual feature of the house is long narrow windows just under the roof. A palm tree stands in the yard. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

402 Goliad Lot No. 407-multi-family dwelling

Description: Two photographs of a two-story residence at 402 Goliad Road, San Antonio. The buildings has gingerbread architectural details with ornate trim on both the lower and upper levels both of which also have covered porches. There is some wrought iron white garden furniture in the small front yard. The residence is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

106 Victoria Lot No. 241-multi-family dwelling

Description: This two-story narrow stucco building sits on a small lot at 106 Victoria, San Antonio. There is a small porch that provides access to the first floor and an outdoor flight of stairs to access the second floor. The second floor entry is through a set of French doors with shutters. 3 much smaller photographs show the building from different perspectives. The building is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair ’68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

301 North Lot No. 312- Garcia’s Tire Shop close-up

Description: There are 3 views of the tire store. The top photograph shows the front of the store with hubcaps, inner tubes and tires displayed. Two signs include the words "selling out". The back view of the shop also shows discarded tires and inner tubes. The third photograph shows the store from the side. Two large signs take up most of the wall space. One says "Drink hippo size beverages" and the other says "Garcia's Tire Shop, selling out tires". The store is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio