Ink Tag

  • Object: Postcards (HemisFair’68 Postcards)

    Object: Postcards (HemisFair’68 Postcards)

    Oct 02, 2018

    Mini-monorail at HemisFair. Image via UTSA Special Collections, Digital Identifier CD # 853 ; 108-0183.tif. These six postcards were produced for HemisFair '68. The first postcard, top left hand corner, is a picture of the food from around the world. [...]

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  • Object: Pen (President Lyndon Baines Johnson’s Pens)

    Object: Pen (President Lyndon Baines Johnson’s Pens)

    Oct 02, 2018

    This object is a set of fifteen pens with Lyndon Baines Johnson’s name on each one. The pens are individually boxed in gold foil boxes with white lids that also bear the President’s name. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 [...]

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  • Object: Print (Print of The Black Madonna of Czestochowa)

    Object: Print (Print of The Black Madonna of Czestochowa)

    Oct 02, 2018

    This object is a small print representing the Black Madonna of Czestochowa. The Black Madonna of Czestochowa also known as Our Lady of Jasna Gora is a revered icon of the Virgin Mary. Today the original painting sits in Jasna Gora [...]

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  • Object: Draft Card (World War I Draft Registration Card)

    Object: Draft Card (World War I Draft Registration Card)

    Oct 02, 2018

    This object is a World War I draft registration card for Ernst Fritz Schuchard of San Antonio, Texas. Born in 1893, Schuchard was twenty-four years old when he registered for the draft. The Selective Service Act, or Selective Draft Act, was [...]

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  • Object: Pamphlet (Mexican Cookery in American Homes Pamphlet)

    Object: Pamphlet (Mexican Cookery in American Homes Pamphlet)

    Oct 01, 2018

    This object is a pamphlet entitled “Mexican Cookery in American Homes” containing recipes by Willie Gebhardt, the inventor of Chili Powder. William Fredrick Gebhardt was born in Germany in 1875. His family immigrated to the United States and settled in New Braunfels. Willie [...]

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  • Object: Print (Last Meeting of Gen. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson)

    Object: Print (Last Meeting of Gen. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson)

    Oct 01, 2018

    The Civil War resulted in the death of more than 600,000 soldiers and many more were injured. After the war ended many Americans wanted to commemorate the war with art, and people like Louis Kurz and Alexander Allison took advantage of this [...]

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