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September 19 in San Antonio history…
World War I – 1914 The British Admirality announces that the AE-1, a submarine belonging to the Australian fleet, has not been heard from since September 14 and is presumed lost. 1907 Among the trick plays being turned over in the minds of local football coaches, the forward pass is the play attracting the most […]

September 18 in San Antonio history…
World War I – 1914 It is reported that Paul Vandevelde of Dallas has returned from Europe on the White Star ship Cretic.  He volunteered and saw active service as a lieutenant in the Belgian Army.  He was visiting his parents in Belgium when the war started and he enlisted.  Mr. Vandevelde was released from service […]

September 17 in San Antonio history…
World War I – 1914 On the Eastern Front, Austrian forces steadily retreat from the advancing Russian 3rd and 8th armies fighting in southern Poland and along the Russian-Austrian border. The Germans then send the newly formed 9th Army to halt the Russians. This marks the beginning of a pattern in which the Germans will […]


African American Funeral Programs of San Antonio
Visit The Portal to Texas History to view San Antonio Public Library's collection of African American funeral programs. The collection consists of over 1,000 programs that date from 1935 to present day and depicts the African American community in Bexar County.

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