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November 26 in San Antonio history…
World War I – 1915 One week after leaving Ft. Sill, Oklahoma, five members of the American Aeroplane Squadron completed the last leg of their 450-mile trip and landed at Ft. Sam Houston between 9 and 10 a.m. this morning.  The sixth machine, piloted by Lieut. C. G. Chapman, did not reach the field until 10:10 […]

November 25 in San Antonio history…
World War I -1915 Heinie Schultz, a private in the German army, reached New York today from Rotterdam—a deserter and a stowaway aboard the Dutch steamer Noorderdyk. He wore a uniform which bore the earth stains of the trenches of war, said he had grown weary of war and asked the customs men to let him enter the […]

November 24 in San Antonio history…
World War I – 1915 A large reception committee, composed of nearly the entire garrison of troops plus many civilians from town, assembled on the maneuver field northeast of Fort Sam Houston this morning to welcome the American aeroplane squadron, under command of lieutenant B. D. Foulois, who were expected to arrive from Austin between 11 o’clock and noon.   […]

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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