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July 27 in San Antonio history...

The San Antonio Express publishes an obituary for Robert W. Whitworth, a Boerne resident who passed away three days earlier (right).  Mr. Whitworth was a veteran of the U.S. 117 more words


July 26 in San Antonio history...

The Ursuline Convent is now being thoroughly repainted in every part and all panels, walls, lintels and doors nicely grained. Such treatment of the entire building will do much to spark it up. 56 more words


July 25 in San Antonio history...

Postmaster Dan Quill spurned pleas from a veterans organization that oak trees planted in front of the old post office by Teddy Roosevelt not be chopped down. 33 more words


July 24 in San Antonio history...

Plans for a convention hall and civic center at La Villita were unveiled today by V. H. Braunig, City Public Service Board manager.

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July 23 in San Antonio history...

The first shipment of rails for the San Antonio and Aransas Pass railway arrived in San Antonio.

The Pontiac “glass car,” (right) with a body made from plexiglas and featured in General Motors’ “Highways and Horizons” pavilion at the 1939 World’s Fair, goes on display at Mission City Pontiac located at Tenth and Broadway. 14 more words


July 22 in San Antonio history...

Qualified Negro voters in Bexar County will be permitted to vote in the Democratic primary election tomorrow under terms of a mandatory injunction.  Attorney Carl Wright Johnson argued that the courts have granted relief to white voters deprived of the privilege of voting and that the same relief should be open to negro voters deprived of such privilege. 80 more words


Go get 'em, Ted

“’To those listening, please, don’t stay home in November,’ he said. ‘Stand, and speak, and vote your conscience, vote for candidates up and down the ticket who you trust to defend our freedom and to be faithful to the Constitution.’ 115 more words