300 South Alamo Lot No. 198-18 Hotel

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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 ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 3 x 4 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 196u.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 59 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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UTSA Libraries Special Collections seeks to build, preserve and provide access to our distinctive research collections documenting the diverse histories and development of San Antonio and South Texas. Our collecting priorities include the history of women and gender in Texas, the history of Mexican Americans, activists/activism, the history of the African American and LGBTQ communities in our region, the Tex-Mex food industry, and urban planning.

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  • Main Title: 300 South Alamo Lot No. 198-18 Hotel
  • Added Title: 18 Hotel

Description

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.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 3 x 4 cm.

Source

  • University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, San Antonio Fair, Inc., Records, 1962-1995 (bulk 1964-1968) MS 31

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

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  • 196u

Start & End Dates

  • April 1968 - October 1968

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 9, 2009, 8:38 a.m.

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  • July 21, 2014, 5:29 p.m.

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300 South Alamo Lot No. 198-18 Hotel, photograph, 196u; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth66387/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.