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  • Tags: 1960s

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Houston Astros vs Cincinnati Reds at the Astrodome. Reds No.6, Johnny Edwards, at home plate as Astros player slides home. Friday May 26, 1965.

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Houston Astros vs Cincinnati Reds at the Astrodome. Astros catcher Ron Brand arguing with the umpire. Friday May 26, 1965.

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Houston Astros vs San Francisco Giants at the Astrodome. Giants No. 16, Jim Ray Hart, sliding for base. Tuesday May 23, 1965.

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Houston Astros vs San Francisco Giants at the Astrodome. Astros No. 24, Jimmy Wynn, batting. Sunday May 21, 1965.

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Houston Astros vs San Francisco Giants at the Astrodome. Giants player jumping for base against Astros No. 24, Jimmy Wynn. Sunday May 21, 1965.

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Workers tinting glass at Astrodome. Thursday May 20, 1966

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Workers on the roof painting the Astrodome skylights. Thursday May 20, 1965.

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Workers on the roof painting the Astrodome skylights. Thursday May 20, 1965.

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Interior close up of the Astrodome skylights. Thursday May 20, 1965.

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Crowds seated in a single section of the Astrodome, two tour assistants in striped shirts and hats at the back. Saturday April 17, 1965.

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Lone male in the Astrodome taking a picture during a tour of the Astrodome. Saturday April 17, 1965.

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Crowds at the entrance to the Astrodome, for a tour of the venue. Saturday April 17, 1965.

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Houston Astros vs New York Yankees at the Astrodome; in game prior to beginning to official Baseball season. Astros player sliding for base. Sunday April 11, 1965.

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Houston Astros vs New York Yankees at the Astrodome; in game prior to beginning to official Baseball season. Astros player kicking up dirt as he lands on base. Sunday April 11, 1965.

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Houston Astros vs New York Yankees at the Astrodome; in game prior to beginning to official Baseball season. Astros player jumping for base. Sunday April 11, 1965.

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Houston Astros vs New York Yankees at the Astrodome; in game prior to beginning to official Baseball season. Yankees player going in to bat. Sunday April 11, 1965

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Print of Street Cars running to and from the Astrodome, alongside the highway. Thursday April 8, 1965.

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Glen Dobbs, Bill Giles and an unidentified male at the Astrodome. Tuesday April 6, 1965.

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Wide view of the Interior of the Astrodome, set up for Baseball. Saturday February 27, 1965.

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Wide view of the Interior of the Astrodome, set up for Baseball. Saturday February 27, 1965.

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Mrs John Connally and 2 ladies, unidentified at the entrance to the Astrodome Club Boxes.Tuesday February 8, 1965.

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Opening Night ticket April 9, 1965, framed

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Scrapbook put together by Judge Roy M. Hofheinz containing clippings about the Houston Astrodome from the years 1965 through 1967. Clippings cover early events at the newly opened Domed stadium to the beginning of the construction of Astroworld.

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Scrapbook put together by Judge Roy M. Hofheinz containing clippings about the Houston Astrodome during the year 1961 and early 1962. Clippings cover the progress of the construction of Houston's "Domed Stadium."

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Scrapbook put together by Judge Roy M. Hofheinz containing clippings about the Houston Astrodome during the years 1961 to early 1966, with most of the content from 1963-1965. Clippings cover the progress of the construction of Houston's "Domed…

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Scrapbook put together by County Commissioner E. A. "Squatty" Lyons containing clippings about the Houston Astrodome, from December 1967 to June 1970.

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Scrapbook put together by County Commissioner E. A. "Squatty" Lyons containing clippings about the selection of the Houston Astrodome site, from October 1957 to June 1960. Includes clippings about several proposed sites, including Memorial Park,…

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Close up on audience during a Baseball game at the Astrodome. Written on photo: By Bert Brandt 3704 Garrott Ja 9-8071

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Baseball game in play, mainly focused on the mostly full stand.

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Houston Chronicle Texas Magazine May 26, 1968 - Judge Roy Hofheinz surrounded by his family at Astroworld.

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Full page advertisment for Astroworld, just across from Astrodome, in Astros baseball program.

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Astros baseball program congratulating Astroworld on their opening.

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Script for Astroworld Promo 03 announcing the opening of Astroworld

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Script for Astroworld Promo 02 announcing the opening of Astroworld

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Script for Astroworld Promo 01 announcing the opening of Astroworld

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Astroworld Press Release Page 01 September 1969 - information on "Houston's Astrodomain" which includes Astrodome, Astroworld, Astrohall, and Astroworld Motor Hotel Complex.

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Invitation from the Hofheinz family to attend an announcement of major importance to Houston, Texas, and the World of Fun. Saturday, September 16, 1967 at the Astrodome Club.

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Newspaper article about Roy Hotheinz plan to build $25 million Amusement Park "Astroworld," Wednesday, September 27, 1967.

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Ed Henderson production invoice to Houston Sports Association, Inc for Astroworld coloring books 2 June 1968. Deposit slip for total amount paid.

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Ed Henderson production invoice to Astroworld for 60 Second Commercials for opening of Astroworld 3 June 1968. Deposit slip for total amount paid 7/16/68.

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Letter to Judge Hofheinz regarding "Foley's" wish to display the Astroworld model in their "best show window" from May 27 to June 8, 1968.

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Pictures of the site for Astroworld with the Astroneedle construct already built, and owner Roy Hofheinz.

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Astroworld "Training Session" invitation card for guests to sample the attractions prior to parks opening on June 1, 1968. Card explains that not everything is quite complete, and for guests to help the park get into shape for it's offical opening.

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B&W Overhead photograph of Astroworld model prior to park opening on June 1, 1968.

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Photograph of the model constructed based on the Astroworld, 3 young women to the side looking at the display.

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Aerial picture of Astroworld under construction, with Astrodome in background.

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Astroworld Pamphlet - Front and back covers listing operating days and hours 1968, prices and list of over 100 attractions.

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Pink, 24 inches long