1917 – World War I
Men from every section of Texas and Oklahoma slept at Camp Travis last night. Special trains have poured their thousands into the great training cantonment for four days, and by nightfall approximately 17,270 men of the second draft call had responded.
North Star Mall opens at the corner of San Pedro and Loop 410. (above)
(photo courtesy of the San Antonio Express-News “From the Vault” blog)
President Nixon and the First Lady make a brief appearance in San Antonio at the airport before flying back to Washington today. President Nixon made appearances in several South Texas cities on a two-day campaign tour.