Wednesday, August 4, 2010

August 4 in San Antonio history...

1895
Moonlight drives to the Southwestern Insane Asylum were becoming quite popular.

1928
Trees and shrubbery in Alamo Heights, particularly along Broadway, will not be cut down or damaged in the interest of the suburb's $180,000 street paving program, it was announced today. Residents had asked that the beauty spots be spared.

1954
A test case on swimming pool segregation involving three local Negroes barred from Roosevelt swimming pool appears to be shaping up in San Antonio. (See June 19.)

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