[Good Luck Token]

[Good Luck Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and has a green, four-leaf clover on one side with a horseshoe that says, "Good Luck"; on the other it has the text: "Roosevelt Buffet, Good for 1 Glass of Keg Beer, 227 N. St. Mary's, San Antonio."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Fort Sam Houston Token]

[Fort Sam Houston Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin appears to have been painted blue and says, "Good for 50 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "NCO Open Mess, Fort Sam Houston, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Military Plaza: San Antonio

Military Plaza: San Antonio

Date: unknown
Creator: Schott, Arthur
Description: Engraving of a plaza with scene showing men and women, dogs, horses, and oxen. There are several buildings in the background, of different styles. In the foreground, groups of people are stopped and there are various items on the ground around them.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Photograph of Cerra de Guadalupe]

[Photograph of Cerra de Guadalupe]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the landscape of Cerro de Guadalupe. The postcard depicts two houses in front of a small hillside. The houses are small, one-story made of wooden slats. The closest house features a front porch and fence. A road runs to the right of both houses and toward the base of the hill. Several people are standing outside of the second house. A hand-written inscription reads "Cerro de Guadalupe H. Zuacuaro Mich. No 2." On the back, a letter is inscribed from Federica Abreu to Victoria, dated February 12.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Three Similarly Dressed Women Standing on a Lawn in San Antonio]

[Three Similarly Dressed Women Standing on a Lawn in San Antonio]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of three women standing on a lawn and posing for a photograph. All three of them are wearing long dark skirt, long dark jackets, hats, and shoes. Their shadows are visible behind them; the shadow of an individual in a hat is also visible in the foreground, although the actual individual is not. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note that reads, "Pattie - Bertha - Alva. Taken in San Antonio on Alva's birthday. She is the girl who went to Chicago with us."
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[5-Cent Merchandise Token]

[5-Cent Merchandise Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Pay-less Drug Store, San Antonio, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Plaque Containing an Alamo Tile]

[Plaque Containing an Alamo Tile]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Plaque containing a tile from the Alamo, given as gift to Texas Independence Day Organization on March 2, 1955. The wooden plaque contains the tile at the top and a badly-damaged document underneath giving the history of the Alamo.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Chicken Flying Contest]

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of a chicken flying contest, wherein a chicken trapped in a mailbox is prodded out by a man holding a plunger at the open end. The mailbox is unusually large to accommodate the chicken and even has a graphic of a chicken on its side. A large crowd is gathered around to watch the spectacle, a traditional event, at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Salute to Youth Awards]

[Salute to Youth Awards]

Date: unknown
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Description: Program for the Salute to Youth Awards ceremony hosted by the San Antonio Chapter of Links, Inc.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
[1-Cent Merchandise Token]

[1-Cent Merchandise Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 1 [cent] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Pay-Less Drug Store, San Antonio, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
FIRST PREV 1 2 3 4 5 NEXT LAST
Beta Preview