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August 25 in San Antonio history...

1926
Installation of the flood gates in the Olmos creek dam north of the city was begun today, assuring San Antonio permanent protection from floods. 88 more words

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August 24 in San Antonio history...

1858
Vance & Bros. give one lot of land, for the erection of an Episcopal place of worship, to St. Mark’s congregation. Mr. S. A. Maverick also donates four city lots for church purposes. 53 more words

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August 23 in San Antonio history...

1902
J.A. Berry, foreman on the work at the Carnegie Library, celebrated arrival of his first-born son yesterday afternoon. When the quit work whistle blew, Berry assembled the workmen in the main buildings where a copious spread of beer and lunch was served. 146 more words

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August 22 in San Antonio history...

1918
Military police have been ordered to keep soldiers out of close to a score of eating and drinking places in the carnival district of W. 32 more words

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August 21 in San Antonio history...

1927
With approximately 100 artesian wells pumping hundreds of thousands of gallons of water daily, it is only a matter of time until the San Antonio River dries up, acting Mayor Phil Wright declared today. 71 more words

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August 20 in San Antonio history...

1918
Married women will hereafter be permitted to secure positions to public schools of the city as the result of the action taken today at a meeting of the San Antonio School Board.   94 more words

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August 19 in San Antonio history...

1935
Mayor C. K. Quin Monday ordered a series of mural paintings taken from the walls of the foyer of the Municipal Auditorium, after their presence was protested by the American Legion Central Council of Bexar County. 64 more words

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