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128 Matagorda Lot No. 353-single family dwelling

Description: Two photographs of the house at 128 Matagorda. The top photo shows five children standing on the porch. One boy is standing on the porch railing. The home has a deep front porch supported by columns. Stairs lead up to the porch. There are two tall windows covered by an awning with gingerbread trim. There is also some gingerbread trim on the porch. Part of a tree can be seen on the right and there are some bushes in the front. The bottom photo shows the house from an angle. There are some children in this photo as well, behind a very low rustic fence and trash can. There are two tall windows and one small one. The house is made of wood. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

214 Matagorda Lot No. 372-single family dwelling

Description: Black and white photographs of a house on a street corner. It is a wooden-sided house. Architectural features include gingerbread treatment and lattice work on the front porch. The top photo shows the house from an angle and at the intersection of two streets. The second photo is a straight on view of the house. Stairs lead up to the porch and front door. There is abundant foliage around the house. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
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Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

601 Matagorda Lot No. 234-Noll’s Gro. & Market corner of Victoria and Matagorda

Description: A black and white photograph of Noll's Grocery and Market store in San Antonio, at the intersection of Matagorda Street and Victoria Street. The store is rectangular in shape, and has sidewalks running along the front and right sides. The store has a small porch on the front, suspended by four posts. A sign that reads "Noll's Gro. & Mkt" is suspended on the side of the porch's roof. There is a small tree growing on the right side, and larger trees dominate the left side and back of the store. The store is located in a section of San Antonio that was cleared out for HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

232 Wyoming Lot No. 383-single family dwelling

Description: The single family dwelling in the first black and white photo is located at 232 Wyoming and is the shape of a salt box style home, tall on one end, short on the other. There is a door on the side of the home facing the camera with no visible windows. On the right side of the home there are two windows, a small window toward the front and a longer window toward the back. A tree is positioned right at the corner of the home covering most of the roof and the right side. There is a man in the photograph measuring the window closest to the front of the photograph. Overgrown grass and weeds clutter the property. The second black and white photograph is of a wooden structure with no visible windows and a gabled roof with a short chimney stack. The structure is made of wood slats going in a vertical direction and there are trees in the foreground and background of the building.
Date: 196u
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

316 North-single family dwelling

Description: A photograph of a house at 316 North Street, San Antonio. It is a bungalow-style house with four steps leading up to the screened front door. It has a fenced well tended front yard area and the entire house has a tidy and well-kept appearance. It is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68.
Date: 196u
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

434 South Alamo Lot No. 211-Eager House

Description: Also known as the Sarah Riddle Eager House, it was built in 1866 as a wedding gift. Three photographs show the house in very poor physical condition. The first photo actually shows a small limestone structure that was built behind the main house and might have served as a kitchen. A fourth photograph is a simple sketch of the outline and dimensions of the house. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair. This house was preserved and housed the Southern Baptist exhibit during HemisFair.
Date: 196u
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

122 Matagorda Lot No. 352-single family dwelling

Description: Two black and white photographs of a wooden house. In the top photo, 6 children are standing in front of the house which has a front porch. The porch has columns with gingerbread type railing between the columns. There are two windows on either side of the front door. The second picture is of the house at an angle. The side that is visible has 2 windows and the lot next to it has a chain link fence. There are trees in the background. The house is located in an area that was redeveloped because of HemisFair '68. Some of the 19th and early 20th century buildings in the area were preserved and others were demolished to make way for the fair.
Date: 196u
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections