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Amusement Device

Description: Patent for an amusement device. This invention is designed as an apparatus for a swing, a trapeze, a horizontal bar, and seesaw. Illustration included.
Date: December 18, 1906
Creator: Haye, August, of San Antonio, Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Market House, San Antonio]

Description: Postcard of the Market House in San Antonio, Texas showing a large building with ornate architecture and a manicured park area with a fountain. There are various people and horse-drawn wagons on the streets and buildings visible in the background. A handwritten note at the top says, "Henry do you remember this place?" A letter on the back is addressed to Henry Kahn from Mary thanking him for a letter and asking about whether or not he plans to go to the Fair.
Date: October 26, 1909
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[San Antonio Female Academy]

Description: Postcard of the San Antonio Female Academy in San Antonio, Texas; according to information on the back, it was a boarding school in Westend (a San Antonio suburb). There are people on the sidewalks and lawn in front of the building. A letter on the back of the postcard is addressed to Master Henry Kahn from Mary.
Date: October 18, 1910
Partner: Laredo Public Library

Map of San Antonio and additions.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century San Antonio, Texas street names, railroads, neighborhoods, parks, country clubs, cemeteries, and some buildings, institutions, and businesses. Includes index. Scale not given.
Date: 1909
Creator: Appler, Jules A.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

San Antonio 1904 Key

Description: Sanborn map key for San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, showing the areas covered by numbered map sheets that contain more precise details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1904
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1896 - Key

Description: Sanborn map key for San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, showing the areas covered by numbered map sheets that contain more precise details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1896
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1912 Key

Description: Sanborn map key for San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, showing the areas covered by numbered map sheets that contain more precise details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1912
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1904 Key

Description: Sanborn map key for San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, showing the areas covered by numbered map sheets that contain more precise details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1904
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Postcard of The Alamo in San Antonio]

Description: Postcard of the front of the stone Alamo, described as "Alamo, San Antonio, Texas." The letter on the back reads, "Is all of Texas as hot as this? Are all your beauties now fed? Are you coming back to Rauie this season? Leo E." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Mrs. H. C. Duncan 5th Ave. + 15th St. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: May 29, 1916
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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?
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[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
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

City of San Antonio, Texas, 1889.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century San Antonio, Texas street names, railroads, parks, public institutions, and cemeteries; lot numbers, districts; bullseye circles at half-mile increments. Scale [ca. 1:15,840].
Date: 1889
Creator: J. J. Olsen & Son
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

San Antonio 1904 Sheet 111

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1904
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1885 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1885
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1896 Sheet 57

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1896
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1919 Sheet 330

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1919
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1912 Sheet 389

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1912
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Antonio 1904 Sheet 15

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1904
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History