Wednesday, April 14, 2010

April 14 in San Antonio history...

1895
Contractors finished plastering the new Bexar County courthouse.

1916
It was indicated the Trades Display Parade to be held during Fiesta Week would be the largest ever seen here.

1937
With the strawberry season at its height, more than 600 pickers are currently employed picking berries at the fields in Poteet, 28 miles south of San Antonio.

1963
The first Starving Artist art show is organized by Rev. Paul Soupiset to raise funds for the food program run by the Little Church of La Villita.

1 comment:

  1. Some of my favorite childhood memories from the 1970s are centered around the Starving Artist Show. Thanks for the mention

    Paul Soupiset
    (grandson to Rev. Paul Soupiset)
    San Antonio

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