189 Matching Results

Search Results

[Bat Cave Demolition]

Description: Copy print showing different stages of the demolition of the "Bat Cave," last used as a police station and recorders court, in Military Plaza. The top photo shows men at work demolishing the 12 foot stone wall surrounding the city jail (center structure) behind the Bat Cave. A man driving a wagon is visible at the lower left. The bottom photo shows the front (east) and south facades of the Bat Cave. Wooden shutters and other lumber removed from the building are piled in front. Workmen are visible at the top and bottom of the stairs.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[The Alamo illustration]

Description: Photograph of an illustration of the Alamo after the 1836 battle. The building to the left of the ruined church is the old convento, or Long Barracks. The building in the foreground is the Galera, or Low Barracks, which also contained the gate to the original mission compound. Artist unknown.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Alamo Plaza, corner of Alamo and Commerce Streets]

Description: Photograph of the intersection of South Alamo and Commerce Streets, looking north. In the foreground, the Dullnig Building (left) and Joske's Store (right) stand opposite each other on the Commerce Street corner. In the background, the five-story Maverick Bank Building (left) on South Alamo stands across from the castle-like post office (right). Multiple means of transportation are visible, including: pedestrian, bicycle, horse drawn carriage(s) and streetcar (tracks).
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Mission Concepcion]

Description: Photograph of an oblique view of the front (west) facade of the Mission Concepcion church and convento. Two clergymen and a man in a suit stand in front of the well. The shadow of the photographer with his camera can be seen at the bottom center of the photo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[A View of Commerce Street ]

Description: Photograph of the south side of Commerce Street, looking west, between Navarro Street and Saint Mary's Street. The Zork & Griesenbeck store is on the left in the foreground. Several men are gathered beneath the balconies of this building and the adjacent one.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Freight wagons ]

Description: Copy print of three ox teams, or "freighters," outside Hugo Schmeltzer's Wholesale on Navarro Street, at the rear of the Groos Bank.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Mission Espada]

Description: Photograph of an oblique view of the east (front) and north facades of the church at Mission Espada. Father Francis Bouchu's residence, reconstructed from the main part of the old mission convento, stands to the left of the church.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Houston Street by Jose Arpa]

Description: Photograph of a painting of Houston Street by Jose Arpa. On the right is the Hicks building and Bexar Apartments. The Rand Building is the tallest one in the background on the left.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Alamo with Team of Oxen]

Description: An enlarged copy print of the Alamo during its time as an Army Depot, with three covered wagons pulled by ox teams in the foreground. The American flag flies over the building. A partial image of the former convento repeats at the far right edge of the photo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Alamo Plaza]

Description: Photograph of Alamo Plaza, looking southeast. The Gallagher Building stands in the center, partially obscured by the market house. The steeple of Saint Joseph's Catholic Church is visible in the background, behind the Menger Hotel.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[View of San Antonio River and Mill Bridge]

Description: A photograph of the San Antonio River and Mill Bridge, looking east at the Navarro Street crossing. There are two wagons in the river below the bridge. At the far left, a man and a woman stand looking towards the camera. The original Nat Lewis mill is visible behind them. The sign painted on its wall advertises "Herrick's Plaster."
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Life and Construction on Military Plaza]

Description: Copy print of Military Plaza, looking west towards the old city hall known as the 'Bat Cave' (center). The one story building behind the Bat Cave is the former Spanish Governor's Palace. A line of school children led by a nun walks past the new city hall under construction at the left.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
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

[Maverick Homestead]

Description: Copy print of an oblique view of the Samuel Augustus Maverick Homestead, located at the northwest corner of Alamo Plaza and Houston Street. A team of oxen rests in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society
Back to Top of Screen