[A View of Commerce Street ]

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Photograph of the south side of Commerce Street, looking west, between Navarro Street and Saint Mary's Street. The Zork & Griesenbeck store is on the left in the foreground. Several men are gathered beneath the balconies of this building and the adjacent one.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951 Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: The Ernst Wilhelm Raba Photograph Collection and was provided by San Antonio Conservation Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 75 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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San Antonio Conservation Society

The Society documents the history of San Antonio and South Central Texas with an emphasis on the built environment. This history includes photographs of San Antonio street scenes and a few portraits, taken by professional photographer Ernst Raba between c. 1853 and c. 1939.

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Description

Photograph of the south side of Commerce Street, looking west, between Navarro Street and Saint Mary's Street. The Zork & Griesenbeck store is on the left in the foreground. Several men are gathered beneath the balconies of this building and the adjacent one.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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All entries on Commerce Street are labeled without East or West, since the original dividing line moved four blocks west from the river to Main Street between 1969 and 1970.

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The Ernst Wilhelm Raba Photograph Collection

Photos by early San Antonio artist Ernst Raba. The bulk of the materials documents the changing landscape of the city in the late 1800s - early 1900s. Funded by San Antonio Conservation Society's Capital Club.

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  • Aug. 6, 2014, 8:27 p.m.

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  • Sept. 9, 2015, 3:10 p.m.

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Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951. [A View of Commerce Street ], photograph, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth459956/: accessed October 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting San Antonio Conservation Society.