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1959 Frontier Fiesta Program
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Frontier Fiesta Association Staff. 1959 Frontier Fiesta Program - Page 6. 1959. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 23, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll14/item/349/show/314.

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Frontier Fiesta Association Staff. (1959). 1959 Frontier Fiesta Program - Page 6. University of Houston Frontier Fiesta. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll14/item/349/show/314

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Frontier Fiesta Association Staff, 1959 Frontier Fiesta Program - Page 6, 1959, University of Houston Frontier Fiesta, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed April 23, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll14/item/349/show/314.

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Title 1959 Frontier Fiesta Program
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Frontier Fiesta Association Staff
Publisher University of Houston
Date 1959
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Frontier Fiesta (University of Houston)
  • Festivals
  • University of Houston
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • programs (documents)
Language English
Physical Description 48 page program
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Original Item Location ID 1996-003, Box 2, Folder 46
Original Collection UH Frontier Fiesta Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/?p=collections/controlcard&id=145
Digital Collection University of Houston Frontier Fiesta
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll14
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Item Description
Title Page 6
Original Collection UH Frontier Fiesta Collection, 1941-1993 http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=145
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript example, in 1955 FRONTIER FIESTA signed over a $106,000 check to the University. This amount represented profits from past FRONTIER FIESTAS and was used to help pay for the University's new swimming pool. The University of Houston's FRONTIER FIESTA is rightfully entitled "THE GREATEST COLLEGE SHOW ON EARTH." No other college production offers so much color, atmosphere, spirit and opportunity. The great spectacle you are witnessing this week has reached national fame. The 1958 Frontier Fiesta was covered by reporters and photographers of Life Magazine and received a four-page spread in the May issue of Life, of which Fiesta and the University of Houston are very proud. FRONTIER FIESTA is different from any other college show in the world. FIESTA CITY is a town of entertainment only. Each building offers a production all its own. Many of FIESTA CITY'S former inhabitants have reached national fame in the entertainment world. Many months are spent in planning and producing FRONTIER FIESTA. Fraternities, Sororities, clubs, and campus organizations combine to build this city each year. Perhaps the biggest factor of why FRONTIER FIESTA is of such great stature is that all the work is done by students. The buildings on the eight acre tract known as FIESTA CITY, depict famed saloons at the turn of the century. They seem to spring up over night. FRONTIER FIESTA is "THE GREATEST COLLEGE SHOW ON EARTH" not only because it is the largest in size, monetary return, and student participation, but also because it is a method of education. In building and producing a show of this nature, students learn to work together ... to meet the business world ... and to set aside individual differences and combine their efforts toward a common goal. FRONTIER FIESTA is fortunate that the University of Houston has an administration which recognizes the