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[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John Herrera - September 23, 1968]

Description: Postcard sent to John J. Herrera, Mike, and Shep in Houston, Texas from John's son, Douglas M. Herrera in Mexico. Text: "23 Sept 68, Dear Dad, Mike, Shep, San Luis is a pretty pace, muchas bonitas mujeres but I'm itching to get to la Ciudad D. F. So I'm catching the 11:30 A.M. bus out tomorrow so I can register for classes & begin the next day. Having a Corona on you all fellas. Wish me luck, I need it. DMH." The front of the postcard has images of four buildings in San Luis Potosi, identified on the reverse as Teatro de La Paz/La Paz Theatre, Plaza de los Fundadores/The Founders Square, La Caja del Agua/The Water Box, and Palacio de Gubierno/Government Palace.
Date: September 23, 1968
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens in Fall]

Description: Postcard of rows of red, yellow, and white flowers lining a stone banked stream. On the back, the postcard adds, "Hodges Gardens Highway 171 - Many, Louisiana The exotic colors of fall attract many visitors to Louisiana's Garden in the Forest."
Date: April 15, 1968
Creator: Jim Hampson & Advertising Mart, Inc.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens Stream]

Description: Postcard of a stream winding towards the lake with scattered trees and yellow flowers along the side. The back of the postcard adds, "Hodges Gardens Highway 171 - Many, Louisiana A carpet of colorful pansies is an attraction every spring at Hodges Gardens, a year-round chain of flowers in the pine hills of Western Louisiana. Azaleas, tulips, dogwood in delicate pink and white, and masses of wild azalea and fragrant yellow jasmine form a brilliant spring show."
Date: April 15, 1968
Creator: Jim Hampson & Advertising Mart, Inc.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Paso Del Norte Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of a nine story brown building with white accents, described on the back as "Pas Del Norte Hotel In The Heart of the "International City" El Paso, Texas - Juarez, Mexico Downtown 300 Rooms - 3 Restaurants Climatized - Tour Headquarters." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: February 1968
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

After A Few Minor Problems

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Bravo

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The illustration on the card shows a mustachioed grinning character wearing a sombrero with the word "Bravo" above it.
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Espectacular Magnifica Gradiosa Maravillosa Estupendo Colosal

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The image on the card shows the head of a mustachioed man wearing a tall sombrero that covers his eyes and a scarf. The text "Espectacular Magnifica Gradiosa Maravillosa Estupendo Colosal" appears above the image.
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Even an old grouch like you would like HemisFair '68

Description: A comical folding postcard with a grinch-like frowning face printed on the front with the words "Even an old grouch like you". The message continues on the other side "...would like HemisFair '68". The side of the card for writing addresses includes a picture of the Tower of the Americas with an idealized view of downtown San Antonio. with "HEMISFAIR' 68" at the bottom of the card. A HemisFair'68 held from April to October.
Date: 1968~
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Hello from San Antonio Texas : the HemisFair '68 city

Description: A HemisFair '68 folding postcard illustrated with a picture of a grinning character. Above him is the message "Hello from San Antonio Texas". The side of the card for writing addresses includes a picture of the Tower of the Americas and an idealized view of downtown San Antonio.
Date: 1968~
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Howdy You-All From Us All

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

If I had a penny for every time I've thought about you

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The text "If I Had a Penny for Every Time I've Thought About You ..." appears against a black background.
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

It's Boss, Man

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The image on the card shows a bearded man with sun glasses on with a big toothy grin on his face. He is barefoot, wearing stripped trousers and a cut-off shirt with a flower pattern on it. The text "It's Boss, Man" appears above his head.
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Love and Kisses

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The words "Love and" appear on the postcard but the images of 'kisses' in the form of lips, rather than the actual word appears below the text.
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Theatre and Rivercourt

Description: Photo on a postcard of the Theatre of the Performing Arts, which was used to house special HemisFair '68 attractions. The building is fronted with a mural by Juan O'Gorman. In the foreground of the photo is the River Court, where visitors arrived at the fair on colorful boats. The Tower of the Americas is in the background.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Thought for Today

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The image on the card shows a face wearing a cowboy hat with a finger at his mouth in a pondering gesture. The text "Thought for Today ..." appears below it.
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Tower of the Americas

Description: Photo on a postcard of the Tower of the Americas taken from one of the HemisFair '68 walkways. The tower is 622 feet tall and features two observation decks, a revolving restaurant, and glass fronted elevators. To the left of the tower is a ferris wheel. The walkways are crowded with visitors.
Date: 1968?
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

We May Never Go Home

Description: Postcard from the 1968 World's Fair known as HemisFair '68, held from April to October 1968 in San Antonio, Texas. The image on the card shows a happy smiling face from a side profile separating the text "We May Never Go Home".
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections