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[Group Portrait of Three Families]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people posing for a multi-family portrait during an outing. Included are the Jacob Bickler, Justus Zahn, and Ernst von Rosenberg families. There appears to be a long table set up with a picnic. Several children are on the ground in the front. There is a car in the background and a couple trees on the left.
Date: 1887

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.

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.

[Yucca Trees, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of three Yucca Trees in an arid landscape. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Along the Rio Grande River, Texas." Additionally, the back of the photograph provides a history of the San Antonio Missions. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889
Creator: Paris, A. C.

[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.
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[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
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[Kampmann Building]

Description: Photograph of the Kampmann Building, a bank at the Northeast corner of the Alamo Plaza at San Antonio, Texas. People are visible walking in the street along with horse-drawn carriages. A sign is partially visible reading "Solomon, Dry Goods, Clothes." Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889
Creator: Hardesty, F.

[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.

[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.
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[Downtown San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a busy street scene in downtown San Antonio, Texas. People walk by the numerous shops and businesses while horse-drawn carriages pass through the street. A banner over the street reads, in reverse, "R.A. Holland, City T Store, Coffee Roaster." Other signs are visible for Wheeler & Wilson sewing machines, a tailor, and a leather goods shop. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1880
Creator: Hardesty, F.

[San Pedro Springs, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: 1889
Creator: Paris, A. C.