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[Mission Concepcion]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Mission Concepcion]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Mill Bridge, San Antonio, Texas

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

U.S. Arsenal

Description: 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.
Date: 1889
Creator: Hardesty, F.
Item Type: Photograph

U.S. Military Post Church

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Century Plant, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: 1889?
Item Type: Photograph

[Adobe House, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hardesty, F.
Item Type: Photograph

Beauties of San Antonio River

Description: 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.
Date: 1889
Creator: Jacobson, M. E.
Item Type: Photograph

[U.S. Military Post, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jacobson, M. E.
Item Type: Photograph

[Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Cathedral of San Fernando, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: 1889
Creator: Paris, A. E.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

U.S. Military Post, Officers' Quarters

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jacobson, M. E.
Item Type: Photograph

[Main Plaza in San Antonio, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: 1880
Creator: The "Little Brick" Photograph Gallery
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[River near San Antonio, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: 1889
Creator: Paris, A. E.
Item Type: Photograph

Our Mexican Citizens, Aristocratic Mansion

Description: 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.
Date: 1889?
Item Type: Photograph

[Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: 1889
Creator: Paris, A. C.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

U.S. Military Post from Tower

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jacobson, M. E.
Item Type: Photograph

[Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: 1889
Creator: Paris, A. E.
Item Type: Photograph