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[Early Commerce Street]

Description: Photograph of Commerce Street, looking west from Military Plaza. The old county jail, known as the "Bat Cave," is partially visible on the left.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
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Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Alamo Plaza at Crockett Street]

Description: Photograph of Alamo Plaza at the intersection of Crockett Street, looking southeast. Identified buildings from left to right are: the Hugo Schmeltzer Building, the Alamo (behind turret), a saloon, a livery stable, and an undertaker. The north wall of the three-story Menger Hotel runs behind the livery stable, parallel to Crockett Street. Horse drawn carriages stand at the edge of the park.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

Alamo with Team of Oxen

Description: An enlarged copy print of the Alamo with three covered wagons pulled by ox teams in the foreground. The American flag flies over the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Mission Concepcion interior]

Description: Photograph of a barrel vaulted room with the Mission Concepcion convento. A friar stands by a doorway. Traces of frescoes painted by the mission's Native American artists can be seen above the door and in horizontal bands on the upper walls.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Mission Concepcion]

Description: A negative print that has been reversed shows the west (front) and south facades of the church and convento at Mission Concepcion. A rail fence runs in front of the structures, which include newer buildings constructed adjacent to the convento walls.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Commerce Street Bridge]

Description: Photograph of the 1880 iron Commerce Street Bridge, looking west along Commerce Street from Alamo Street. The adjacent two-story buildings are (left to right): the Rilling Building and Schultze Hardware.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[John Twohig's House]

Description: The San Antonio River, looking southeast. John Twohig's house is on the left. A wooden foot bridge spans the river. The rectangular structure in the lower right corner is a fabric covered bathhouse.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Military Plaza and Chili Stands]

Description: Photograph of the south side of Military Plaza, showing chili stands and their patrons. In the background (left to right) are: A. Heusinger Hardware, Louis Scheihagen Hardware, and the Texas Barrel House.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Bastion at Mission Espada]

Description: Photograph of a structure that is likely the base of a defensive tower, or bastion, built into the south perimeter wall at Mission Espada.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[View of the intersection of East Commerce and Navarro Streets]

Description: Photograph of the corner of Commerce and Navarro Streets. The camera looks east down Commerce Street towards the Dullnig Building, whose tower is visible in the background (center). A woman and child pause on the corner near two vendors, who are seated across from one another on the sidewalk along Navarro Street.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Dullnig Building]

Description: Photograph of the east and south facades of the George Dullnig Building, taken looking northwest at the corner of Alamo and Commerce Streets. The Riverside Building is visible on the far left. Part of the sign for Ernst Raba's photography studio can be seen just below the roof of the turret.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[View of Acequia Street from Main Avenue]

Description: Copy print of Acequia Street (Main Avenue) taken from the roof of San Fernando Cathedral looking north. First Presbyterian Church is in the background on the left. Wolfson's Store is in the foreground on the right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Mission Concepcion Painting]

Description: Copy print of a painting by Herman Lungkwitz of Mission Concepcion, showing the front (west) facade of the church and the ruins of the adjacent cloister.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[View of Soledad, Main Plaza and Dwyer Street]

Description: Photograph looking south along Soledad Street towards Main Plaza, Commerce, and Dwyer Street. The one-story R. Wulfing store (middleground, left) stands catercorner to the two-story Jack Harris Variety Theater (center), which fronts on Commerce Street. Opposite the theater, the columned façade of the James Vance House on Nueva Street can be seen in the far distance. The two-story Baker House stands across the plaza to the southwest (right) of the theater.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Alamo Plaza]

Description: Photograph of Alamo Plaza looking south. From left to right are: the three-story Menger Hotel; St. Joseph's Catholic Church, with its steeple still under construction; the Gallagher Building (center) and the Dullnig Building, distinguished by its dome (upper right). A streetcar travels up the open plaza across from where horse drawn carriages are parked in front of the Gallagher Building and Menger Hotel.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Mission Concepcion, with Franciscan Friar]

Description: Photograph of the open area behind the east wall of the living room and library building (left) and the south facade of the church (center) at Mission Concepcion. A Franciscan friar walks across the area.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Northwest corner of Main Plaza]

Description: Photograph of the northwest corner of Main Plaza, looking west along Commerce Street. Carl Elmendorf’s hardware store faces the camera. The two-story Plaza House hotel stands at the far right. A horse drawn carriage waits outside the Old Stand Bar Room. In the background, a group of men gather around a corner lamppost.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Miss Ida Kampmann]

Description: Copy print of a full-length portrait of Miss Ida Kampmann as the first Fiesta Queen. She is dressed in an ornately beaded gown, holds a scepter, and wears a crown.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[San Antonio de Bexar lithograph]

Description: Photograph of a section of a lithograph titled, "San Antonio de Bexar," reproducing various Hermann Lungkwitz paintings. The main illustration features Crockett Street looking west.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Early San Fernando Cathedral]

Description: Copy print of an oblique view of the front (east) and north facades of San Fernando Cathedral facing onto Main Plaza. A gate is visible in the wall in front of the church. On the right is the Carolan Auction House.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Mission Concepcion]

Description: Photograph of an oblique view of the north and west (front) facades of the church at Mission Concepcion. The remains of the convento are visible behind the rail fence at the far right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Religious articles from San Jose]

Description: Photograph of four religious articles at San Fernando Cathedral. From left to right they are: a metal crown, an incomplete baptism kit, an incense boat with spoon, and another crown. These were originally used at Mission San Jose.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Military Plaza - Chili Stands]

Description: Photograph of the chili stands in Military Plaza, looking north. Men and boys sit on wooden benches grouped around tables topped with large lanterns.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Location Info:
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society