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World’s Fair Tag

  • Object: Postcards

    Oct 02, 2018

    EX2014.4.1 a-f HemisFair’68 Postcards American San Antonio, Texas 1968 Materials: Paper and Ink 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 [...]

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  • Object: Commemorative Plate

    Oct 02, 2018

    2014.6.1 HemisFair Commemorative Plate American San Antonio, Texas 1968 Materials: Ceramic, glaze This object is a painted commemorative ceramic plate, decorated with a scene of HemisFair ’68 within the outline of the State of Texas. This plate was made to [...]

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  • Object: Cup

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0533a HemisFair ’68 Cup American San Antonio, Texas 1968 Materials: Glass This object is a glass souvenir cup with the scene of the Convention Center and Tower of the Americas printed on it to represent HemisFair ’68. HemisFair ’68 was [...]

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  • Object: Pamphlet

    Oct 01, 2018

    I-0398s Pamphlet Mexican & American San Antonio, TX 1968 Materials: Paper, ink In April 1968 the city of San Antonio celebrated its 250th anniversary by having a 6 month long International Exposition. The exposition was part of the World’s Fair, World Exposition or Universal Exposition [...]

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  • Object: License Plate

    Sep 27, 2018

    2013.7.1 License Plate Texan Texas 1968 Materials: metal, paint Photo via: Texasfreeway.com From 1935 until 1975 Texas license plates were only valid for one year at a time and the date was stamped into the plate itself, rather than a [...]

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