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 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2009
200 Lafitte Lot. no. 351 - school
One black and white photograph, attached to an index card, of a two story stone schoolhouse at 200 Lafitte, San Antonio. The school is surrounded by a chainlink fence with children playing in the school yard. The school was located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66412/
201 Wyoming Lot No. 373-Amaya Food Market
Photographs of the Amaya Food Market, located at 201 Wyoming Street, San Antonio. The store looks like it was converted from a house. In the top photograph there is a store sign at the corner of the street. Two boys are at the corner, one on a bicycle and the other in a go-cart. The name of the store is also painted on the side of the building but it is partially obscured in the top photo by a small tree. It can be seen better in the lower photograph. Above the store name the head of a cow is painted on the side of the building. Below the store name is a large advertisement painted on the building. It says "Drink Big Red, Distinctive Flavor". There are a lot of trees behind the store building. A third photograph is torn and shows entrance to the store. The store is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66334/
201 Wyoming Lot No. 373-Amaya Food Market
The black and white image is of a simple box home that seems to be converted into a small market store. An awning covers the front door and large window with displayed advertisements on the left. There are two windows to the right of the front door, and one of the windows is partially covered with an awning. A large tree dominates the front of the store, only part of the market sign on top of the awning can be seen through the branches. There is some debris in the yard, and the property is surrounded by a chain link fence. There is a car parked in the street in front of the store. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66335/
204 Matagorda Lot No. 354-single family dwelling
Three photographs of a small house at 204 Matagorda Street, San Antonio. The first photograph is of the house somewhat obscured by bushes and small trees. There is a roof chimney showing at the left side of the house and a window on either side of the front door. The second and third photos show the house from two sides. In one photo, the side of the house is obscured by trees. The third photo shows the house from another side with two large windows. Part of an overhanging back porch is also visible. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66317/
210 Matagorda Lot No. 354-single family dwelling
Three black and white photographs of a plain home with an overhanging roof supported by five thin columns in the front. There are two doors and two windows in the front and two windows on the side that are visible in the photo. There is little foliage around the front of the house and just a thin strip of grass and dirt separating the house from the road. The second and third photos show the house from the front but at slightly different angles. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66318/
214 Matagorda Lot No. 372-single family dwelling
Black and white photographs of a house on a street corner. It is a wooden-sided house. Architectural features include gingerbread treatment and lattice work on the front porch. The top photo shows the house from an angle and at the intersection of two streets. The second photo is a straight on view of the house. Stairs lead up to the porch and front door. There is abundant foliage around the house. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66319/
215 Victoria Lot No. 411-multi-family dwelling
Two photographs of the residence at 215 Victoria, San Antonio, Texas. The photographs show the building from the front, one slightly at an angle. There are two front doors under a long covered porch supported by thin pillars. In the bottom photograph, several boys can be seen playing in front a large bush. The residence is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66441/
215 Wyoming Lot No. 370-single family dwelling
The black and white image is of a small box home mostly covered by a large bush so only half of the house is visible in the photo. On the right side of the home-- which is visible—there is a covered porch with a front door and window. A sidewalk is visible in the front of the home, and a car parked in the street. A partial view of another home can be seen in the left hand of the photo, and a car is parked in the driveway between the homes. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66336/
216 Wyoming Lot No. 379-church
The black and white photograph is of a church located on 216 Wyoming St. The church is a rectangular brick building with a mission style exterior, and a small dome structure on the roof. It appears that all the stained glass has been removed from the buildings windows. The front of the building has two arch windows to the left and right of the front door. The window to the left has a visible ocular window below the base of the arched window. What appears to have been a circular rose window sits above the front door to the building. There is a sidewalk that passes in front of the church with an electrical pole is positioned on the park slope, and stairs that lead up to the front door of the church. There are homes on either side of the church, the home on the right hand side visibly separate by a chain link fence, the other on the left by a wooden fence. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66337/
217 Rusk Lot No. 171-single family dwelling
Two photographs of a house at 217 Rusk, lot no.171, San Antonio, Texas. The single story house has a saltbox design with a long sloping roof. The front of the house has two doors with a window on either side of the doors. The home is built from stucco or cement and there are areas which show that cracks or holes have been filled in with cement. Two cars are parked at one side of the home; one of them is a Red Ball Co. taxi cab. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66443/
219 Victoria Lot No 416-single family dwelling
Three photographs of a house at 219 Victoria Street, San Antonio. The house has a run-down appearance. The front porch roof is sagging because one of the columns supporting it is missing. The wall plaster is chipped in several areas. The bushes and grass are overgrown. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped for HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66442/
220 Wyoming Lot No. 380-single family dwelling (first 2)
3 black and white photographs of the house at 220 Wyoming Street, San Antonio, Texas. It is a large house with wood siding and a lot of decorative gingerbread trim around the porch and windows. The house has many windows. The yard around the house is overgrown. In the second photograph a small boy is walking on the sidewalk, beside the house. He is carrying some papers or a folder. The third photograph is overexposed. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66338/
222 Water Lot No. 310-Cuatro Flores Inn, corner of Water and Wyoming
Two black and white photographs of the Cuatro Flores Inn 222 Water, located on the corner or Water and Wyoming streets. The first image is of a small square wood and brick building with a storefront appearance. There is a wooden and glass door in the front of the building with two glass windows on either side and two rectangle shaped windows on top separated by wood framework. The front of the building also has a small awning right below the roof coving the front door and windows. The left side of the building has two windows, one with an air conditioning unit on top. A large billboard is positioned right next to the building and a partial view of the sign can be seen in the upper quarter of the photo. A partial view of the intersection can be seen on the right hand of the building, and a car has been captured passing by in the lower left corner of the photograph, and a building with a fireplace can be seen in the background. The second image is a street view of the same structure but from the right hand side off of Wyoming. The main part of the building has two large rectangular windows on that right side. The building also has an extension attached to back of the main building and it has two windows as well. Weeds surround the base of the building and there is a station wagon parked on the street next to it. The billboard in the first photo is now fully visible above the building. A couple of buildings can be seen on the right hand side of the photo to the back of the inn and a partial street view to the left of the photo is also visible. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66347/
225 Lafitte Lot No. 340-multi-family dwelling
Black and white photograph of a house at 225 Lafitte, San Antonio. It is a large two story house with balconies on both levels at the front of the house. The balconies are supported by thick square columns and have wooden railings. The upper floor has four large windows and there is also an attic window. Four steps lead up to the front door. There is a large bush in the front yard. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66414/
226 Wyoming Lot No. 381-single family dwelling
2 black and white photographs of the house at 226 Wyoming Street, San Antonio, Texas. The top photographs shows the house from the front, with a cement path leading up to the entrance. The roof overhangs the entrance and is supported by several white columns. The lower photograph shows one side of the house with what looks like grillwork on the windows. There is a wooden fence running along the side of the house. There are several bushes and a small tree. The front yard is trimmed and grassy. The house is located in an area that was re-developed because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66339/
227 Rusk Lot No. 169-single family dwelling
Three photographs of the house at 227 Rusk Street, San Antonio. The photographs show the house from the front and sides from two different angles. The front of the house has a porch covered by part of the roof, which is supported by four pillars with ornamental trim. Trees and bushes are in the yard. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the houses in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the convention center and/or the fair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66444/
232 Wyoming Lot No. 383-single family dwelling
The single family dwelling in the first black and white photo is located at 232 Wyoming and is the shape of a salt box style home, tall on one end, short on the other. There is a door on the side of the home facing the camera with no visible windows. On the right side of the home there are two windows, a small window toward the front and a longer window toward the back. A tree is positioned right at the corner of the home covering most of the roof and the right side. There is a man in the photograph measuring the window closest to the front of the photograph. Overgrown grass and weeds clutter the property. The second black and white photograph is of a wooden structure with no visible windows and a gabled roof with a short chimney stack. The structure is made of wood slats going in a vertical direction and there are trees in the foreground and background of the building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66341/
232 Wyoming Lot No. 383-single family dwelling
Black and white photographs of the house at 232 Wyoming Street, San Antonio, Texas. The home has a slanted roof, somewhat in the salt box style. At least part of the house is made of stucco. The home is located in an area that was re-developed because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66340/
300 North Lot no. 313 - 2 story house/business
Two black and white photographs of a large clapboard house with an attached addition occupied by a business. The house is surrounded by large plants and trees and the second story has a porch. Beside the house, partially visible, is a separate garage. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66424/
300 South Alamo Lot No. 198-18 Hotel
A black and white photograph of the 18 Hotel on 300 South Alamo Street, San Antonio. The hotel sits on a corner and seems to be connected to two buildings on both sides, though the central corner section appears to be a different color than that of the two wings. The central section of the building is three-stories tall, and has "18 Hotel" painted in a verticle fashion on one of its sides. The wing to the left is part of the 18 Hotel, and it is four-stories tall, just slightly taller than the main building. Two cars are parked on the street in front of the hotel. The hotel is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66387/
301 Goliad Lot No. 267-multi-family dwelling
Two photographs of a two-story residence at 301 Goliad Road, San Antonio. The first photograph shows the residence from the side taken from a next door lot that has been cleared of vegetation. The second photograph shows the building in a state of decay or dereliction with building parts scattered on the ground. The building is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66398/
301 North Lot No. 312- Garcia’s Tire Shop
One story clapboard building with an awning covered entry housing a tire shop. Hubcaps decorate the entrance to the shop. The building is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66421/
301 North Lot No. 312- Garcia’s Tire Shop close-up
There are 3 views of the tire store. The top photograph shows the front of the store with hubcaps, inner tubes and tires displayed. Two signs include the words "selling out". The back view of the shop also shows discarded tires and inner tubes. The third photograph shows the store from the side. Two large signs take up most of the wall space. One says "Drink hippo size beverages" and the other says "Garcia's Tire Shop, selling out tires". The store is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66422/
301 North Lot No. 329-Garcia’s Tire Shop
A photograph of Garcia's Tire Shop, located on the street corner at 301 North Street, San Antonio. The front of the store has hubcaps hanging from the wall, poles, and from an awning. Several tires are scattered on the ground. One side of the store is shown in the photograph, with the store name painted on the wall. Most of the rest of that wall is covered by a large advertisement. The shop is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66420/
301 Wyoming Lot No. 467-single family dwelling
Two black and white photos of a single story, single family dwelling located on the corner of 301 Wyoming. The corner house has several windows and what looks like a door on the left side, four windows, and two doors on the front. The elevated cement porch is covered, and has decorative iron work used as columns. A chain link fence surrounds the home, and there is a sidewalk, and park slope that passes the front and to the left side of the home. A street sign marks the street corner, and there is a random scattering of bushes and trees on the park slope and in back of the property. The second black and white photo of the home is a 3/4 view taken from the right hand side. The saltbox style home has two windows and a door on the right side and a there’s a clear view of the one of the front doors and front windows of the home. A chain link fence surrounds the yard, and an electrical pole and tree partially block the view to the front of the house in the photo. A partial view of the house next door can be seen in the right of the photo and a large tree is visible to the upper right as well. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66342/
302-300 North Lot No. 310-businesses
One black and white photograph of small business buildings at 300-302 North Street, San Antonio. The business at 302 is a body shop. The small flat-roofed building next to it cannot be identified but the words "North Street" are displayed in the window. A car is parked in front of this building. The buildings are located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66423/
305 Wyoming Lot No. 470-multi-family dwelling
Two black and white photos of a multi family dwelling located at 305 Wyoming. The home is two stories, and built in a saltbox style with a porch that has a raised wall with ten columns holding up the roof. The dwelling has two doors, four windows in the front, plus two windows and a back door on the right hand side of the building. The second story of the home is smaller than the main first story of the home and has six front facing windows covered by an awning with two windows are on the right hand side. There’s a driveway on the right side of the home and a sidewalk passes in front of the house with a couple of bushes that line the front porch and the driveway area. The house on the left is partially visible in the left hand side of the photo. The second photo of the home is taken from the front. Eight of the ten porch columns are visible as well as the steps leading up to the porch. The home has two doors close to the center of the front and two windows opposite each door. The six windows can be seen on the second floor and there is an outside staircase leading up to the second story of the home on the left hand side, and a tall smoke stack like chiminey on the roof. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66343/
307 Matagorda Lot No. 297-2 story multi-family dwelling
A black and white photograph of the house on 307 Matagorda Street, San Antonio. The photograph shows the house from a front right-hand view. This two story brick house has front porches on both levels that are set off to the left-hand side of the front of the house. The house also features several tall rectangular windows and a small front yard with three tall bushes in front of the house. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66320/
311-313 North Lot No. 327-multi-family dwelling
Two photographs of a house on North Street, San Antonio. It is a single story house. Five columns support the overhanging roof in the front of the house. The roof needs repair. Flagstone has been used on the front of the house, half of which has been fenced off. The front area is overgrown with bushes and grass. In the top photograph, a man is looking into the trunk of a car, which is parked at the side of the house. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66425/
314 East Commerce Lot No. 135-St. Joseph
The photographs are different views of the St. Joseph's Society Hall, located on 314 East Commerce and the lot number is 135. The first is the front view of the hall, a large 2 story structure with 2 trees placed at each corner. The second photo shows the side of the building for parking and a sign indicates parking is for members only. The other photos show the building and street area from different angles. The hall is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66409/
315 Goliad Lot No. 264-multi-family dwelling
3 photographs of a house at 315 Goliad Road, San Antonio. It is a two story house with an upper story covered porch and tall windows. The lower level has decorative wrought-iron work at the entrance area. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66399/
315 Matagorda Lot No. 281-single family dwelling,corner of Hallen and Matagorda
One photograph of a single story house at the corner of Hallen and Matagorda streets. The photograph is taken from some distance so the house details are not so clear. There are three tall windows visible, one at the front and two at the side of the house. The front door has a little shelter or awning above it. Along the side of the house tropical looking plants are growing in a small patch of yard area. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66321/
316 North-single family dwelling
A photograph of a house at 316 North Street, San Antonio. It is a bungalow-style house with four steps leading up to the screened front door. It has a fenced well tended front yard area and the entire house has a tidy and well-kept appearance. It is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66426/
316 Water Lot No. 316-multi-family dwelling
Photograph of a multi-family dwelling located on 316 Water in San Antonio. The structure of the building is a simple rectangular shape with several doors and windows in the front. The building's porch is covered, with six wooden column poles holding it up. There’s a partial wooden fence separating the building from the sidewalk that passes in front and an electrical pole embedded into the sidewalk. A short billboard to the left of the building displays the name Tom Lee and a partial sign can be seen on the actual structure. There’s a visible patch of grass and weeds on the left side of the building and building immediately adjacent to the direct right of the building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66348/
318 Goliad Lot No. 257-multi-family dwelling
Two photographs of a large house at 318 Goliad Road, San Antonio. It is a two-story brick house with covered porches on both levels. Architectural features include an archway leading to the recessed front door and arch-shaped windows. The building is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66400/
318 South Lot No. 275-single family dwelling
Black and white photograph of house at 318 South Street, San Antonio. The house has a front covered porch which is supported by four slender columns that have some decorative trim on them. One side of the house with three windows can be seen. There is little or no front yard to speak of and the house is separated from the sidewalk by a white fence. The house is in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66372/
320 North Lot No. 316- multi-family dwelling
The two-story dwelling was located at 320 North on lot no. 316. The home was a large wood dwelling with banana trees in the yard. The photographs show the house from various views and angles. A sign at the front of the house indicates that it is an apartment house and there are vacancies. The house was located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66429/
323 South-multi family dwelling
A black and white photograph of the house on 323 South Street, San Antonio. The house is a two-story house. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66373/
324 South Lot No. 276-single family dwelling
Two black and white photographs of the house on 324 South Street, San Antonio. The house has a front porch that wraps around the left side of the house and a bay window to the right of the front door. The front yard has several small bushes and shrubs and there is a short wire fence in front of the yard. A sidewalk and a small patch of grass, also with shrubs, separates the fence from the street. The yard adjacent to the right-hand side of the house has a short picket fence. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66374/
324 Wyoming Lot No. 460-single family dwelling
Two black and white photos of a single family dwelling located at 324 Wyoming. In the first picture a wooden picket fence is visible in front of the house with some trees and shrubs behind it. The house has three visible thin decorative columns holding up the roof of the porch which also has fencing connecting the columns enclosing the bottom half of the porch area. Two windows and a door are visible underneath the front porch of the home. The home protrudes the length of the porch on the right side of the home, and two of the facing windows are partially visible on the end. Decorative barge line the gables of the house, the boards are mounted right along the roofline. The second image is of an alternative view of the home from the right. Only two windows visible from the right side, a bush is blocking the view of the rear of the home. The house has two chimneys on the right side of the, but no decorative barge on the right side roofline. There are a random number of bushes in the front going on to the right side of the property and there is a car parked in the lower left hand side of the image. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66344/
325 North multi-family dwelling -- Lot 324
This two-family clapboard housing unit has a cement front porch with the roof extending to cover the entrances to both homes. A driveway runs along the side of the home and a sidewalk edges the small lawn. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair ’68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66430/
326 Goliad Lot No. 258-multi-family dwelling
Photograph of a large house at 326 Goliad Road, San Antonio. It is a multi-story house with many gables. There is an upper-story porch that goes at least part-way around the house. The house is partly obscured by several large trees. It is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66401/
326 South Lot No. 278-single family dwelling
Two black and white photographs of the house on 326 South Street, San Antonio. The top photograph shows the house at an angle from the front right-hand side; the bottom photograph shows the house at an angle from the left side. The house is a single-story house with a small front porch suspended by four columns. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66375/
331 Goliad Lot No. 206-single family dwelling
Two photographs of a house at 331 Goliad Road, San Antonio, Texas from two different points of view. The house has a covered front porch supported by thin columns and a railing. There is some stonework on the house. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66402/
335 South Lot No. 279-single family dwelling
Two black and white photographs of the house on 335 South Street, San Antonio. The house has a saltbox house style of roof. The front porch is supported by four columns. A sidewalk and narrow strip of grass separate the house from the street. Several small trees are at the right-hand side of the house, and a couple of taller trees are at the left-hand side. The home is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66376/
400 South Lot No. 392-multi-family dwelling
A black and white photograph of the house on 400 South Street, San Antonio. This single-story house is on a corner and has a long covered front patio supported by five columns. There is a sidewalk in front of the house and on the right-hand side of the house. There are two telephone poles next to the sidewalk on the right-hand side of the house. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66377/
402 Goliad Lot No. 407-multi-family dwelling
Two photographs of a two-story residence at 402 Goliad Road, San Antonio. The buildings has gingerbread architectural details with ornate trim on both the lower and upper levels both of which also have covered porches. There is some wrought iron white garden furniture in the small front yard. The residence is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66404/
403 Matagorda Lot No. 278-single family dwelling with design
A black and white photograph of the house on 403 Matagorda Street, San Antonio. The photograph shows the house from a front, right-hand angle. This one story house features a small covered patio in the front, and has a pointed roof that slopes long and gradual to the rear, such as in traditional saltbox style houses. The house has a small patch of grass in the front, and a larger patch of grass on the right side. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66322/
403 South Lot No. 391-single family dwelling
Two black and white photographs of the house on 403 South Street, San Antonio. The house is a single-story house and has a small front porch. Several small trees surround the house and there is a small patch of grass and a sidewalk that separate the front of the house from the street. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66378/
406 South Lot No. 394-multi-family dwelling
A black and white photograph of the house on 406 South Street, San Antonio. The house is a single-story house and has a covered front porch with a bench, two chairs, and an appliance visible in this photograph. The front of the house has four tall rectangular windows. There is a tall oak tree on the front yard, and a station wagon is shown passing in front of the house. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66379/