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[Adobe House, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of two children and a dog in front of a small house. The house is made up of adobe, branches, brush, and planks. Laundry hangs from a line behind the house. Cabinet card format.
[The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of the front of the Alamo. A wooden building to the left has a sign reading "Alamo Building."
Beauties of San Antonio River
Photograph of the San Antonio River. The silhouettes of three individuals are visible in the bottom left corner of the image. The other side of the river has buildings behind a wooden fence. The back of the photograph has a printed history of the city of San Antonio.
[Ben Hogan Assessing Ball]
Photograph of a golfer assessing the position of the ball. A crowd of spectators is watching. The Texas Open was held at the Brackenridge Golf Course in San Antonio.
[Ben Hogan at the Texas Open]
Photograph of a golfer swinging a club on the course at the Texas Open playoffs. There is a crowd watching him swing the club. The Texas Open was held at the Brackenridge Golf Course in San Antonio.
[Byron Nelson and Ben Hogan on the Green]
Photograph of two golfers on the green at the Texas Open playoffs. One golfer is watching the other golfer swing. There is a crowd watching in the background. The Texas Open was held at the Brackenridge Golf Course in San Antonio.
[Byron Nelson and Caddy]
Photograph of a golfer walking with his caddy at the Texas Open playoffs. The Texas Open was held at the Brackenridge Golf Course in San Antonio.
[Byron Nelson Speaking to Press]
Photograph of a golfer speaking to press at the Texas Open playoffs. The Texas Open was held at the Brackenridge Golf Course in San Antonio.
Camp Bullis -- Colonel Wakefield
Photograph of two men in uniform standing behind desk. Camp Bullis is located in Bexar County northwest of San Antonio. During WWII it was used as a training base for the 2nd, 95th and 88th Infantry Divisions.
[Cathedral of San Fernando, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of the Cathedral of San Fernando in San Antonio, Texas. Several shops are visible in the street to its right. A hrose adn carriage is parked in front of one of the shops. The plaza in front of the buildings is muddy. The back of the photograph has a detailed history of the building and its predating missions printed on it. Cabinet card format.
[Century Plant, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of a man standing by a century plant. The century plant has a long stalk that stretches several meters into the air, with flowers blooming on the top. The back of the photograph has a printed history of the city of San Antonio. Cabinet card format.
[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from Sheriff W.B. Knox, and “Wanted” poster]
A letter from Sheriff W.B. Knox of Bexar County notifying Governor E.M. Pease that some prisoners had escaped from the county jail and asking Pease to post a reward for their capture, and an accompanying “Wanted” poster. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
[Correspondence to Richard Niles Graham from Maury Maverick, mayor of San Antonio]
A letter to Richard Niles Graham from Maury Maverick, mayor of San Antonio, who says that he is returning Graham’s copy of the book A Maverick American, which Maverick wrote, with his autograph.
[Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of many soldiers on horseback in a field at Fort Sam Houston near San Antonio, Texas. The photograph was taken from the nearby tower. There is a handwritten letter on the back of the photograph.
[Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of a field at Fort Sam Houston near San Antonio, Texas. The rectangular field's perimeter is lined with trees. Cannons are visible at the base of the flagpole in the center of the image. A tower is in the background and other buildings are at the right. Cabinet card format.
[Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of a field at Fort Sam Houston near San Antonio, Texas. There is a gazebo in the center. At the edge of the field are trees with houses visible behind them. Cabinet card format.
[Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of a residential area at Fort Sam Houston near San Antonio, Texas. This shot captures a walkway leading up to a line of apartments slanting downhill to the right. Cabinet card format.
Fort Sam Houston Tower
Photograph of the clock tower at Fort Sam Houston near San Antonio, Texas.
[Golf Spectators Walking]
Photograph of a crowd of golf spectators walking at the Texas Open playoffs. The Texas Open was held at the Brackenridge Golf Course in San Antonio.
[Golfer Hitting Ball]
Photograph of a golfer swinging his club at the PGA Texas Open playoffs, played at the Brackenridge Park Golf Course in San Antonio. A crowd of spectators is watching.
[Main Plaza in San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of a line of horse-drawn carriages in a street at downtown San Antonio, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "North east corner of Main Plaza." A sign on the building at right reads "Solomon Deutsch & Co., Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots, Shoes and Hats." A sign on the building at left reads "Lambert's Ideal, Gents, Furnishings, Goods." Cabinet card format.
Mill Bridge, San Antonio, Texas
Photograph of a bridge in San Antonio, Texas. Horse-drawn carriages are wading through the water below. A building in the background has hand-painted signs reading "Herrick's". Cabinet card format.
[Mission Concepcion]
Photograph of Mission Concepcion in San Antonio. The main building has two belfries on either side of the main entrance. A vehicle with two people is parked outside of a fence surrounding the mission.
[Mission Concepcion]
Photograph of Mission Concepcion at San Antonio, seen from the side. A part of the building is damaged with a wall and roof missing. A fence surrounds the building.
[Mission in San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of a family in front of a mission in San Antonio, Texas. Weeds and trees grow from the adobe walls.
[Mission Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de Acuña, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of the Mission Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de Acuña near San Antonio, Texas. Grass grows wild from ruined parts of the stone building. A well is visible in the foreground. Cabinet card format.
Our Mexican Citizens, Aristocratic Mansion
Photograph of a small stone house. The roof of the house is tiled with scattered stones. A note at the bottom of the image says, "303. Our Mexican Citizens. Aristocratic Mansion." A brief history of San Antonio is printed on the back of the photograph. Cabinet card format.
[River near San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of a river running below a stone arch, possibly a bridge. Brush is seen hanging from the arch and around the banks of the water. The back of the photograph contains a printed, detailed history of the missions of San Antonio. Cabinet card format.
[San Antonio Grand Opera House]
Photograph of the San Antonio Grand Opera House on Alamo Street in San Antonio, Texas. A horse-drawn carriage is parked in the street in front of the building.
[San Pedro Springs, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of San Pedro Springs near San Antonio, Texas. An individual is on a boat in the foreground and a large crowd is gathered on the bridge in the distance. A few people stand on the banks of the river.The back of the photograph contains a printed history of the missions of San Antonio. Cabinet card format.
[Soldiers at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of uniformed soldiers and families gathered in the plaza in front of the Alamo. Some of the soldiers are holding sabers.
U.S. Arsenal
Photograph of the U.S. Arsenal in San Antonio, Texas. The two-story building is partially obscured by trees and is surrounded by a lawn and white fence. Cabinet card format.
U.S. Military Post Church
Photograph of a U.S. Military post church. The church is behind a small picket fence with a barracks building to the right. A history of San Antonio is printed on the back. Cabinet card format.
U.S. Military Post from Tower
Photograph of a U.S. Military Post, taken from a nearby tower. A low stone building is visible across the foreground, and a 2-story building, possibly housing, is visible across the background. Other buildings are in the center. Cabinet card format.
U.S. Military Post, Officers' Quarters
Photograph of Officers' Quarters at the U.S. Military post in San Antonio. The building is a slanted, two-story row of rooms in four segments. A brief, printed history of San Antonio is provided on the back of the photograph.
[U.S. Military Post, San Antonio, Texas]
Photograph of a U.S. Military post in San Antonio, taken from a distance uphill. A tower is visible in the background. Several buildings are at right and at center is a field with large mounds of hay. The back of the photograph provides a printed description and history of the vicinity.