1917 – World War I
Kelly Field is to have the largest enlisted men’s school for mechanics in the United States, according to Col. W. D. Chitty, commander. He announced the arrival Saturday morning of Lieut. S. J. Idsorek from Washington D. C., who will organize the school at once. Additional buildings will be constructed at Kelly Field to take care of this important addition.
San Antonio’s largest building, the Transit Tower, was sold to the Citizen’s Republic Insurance Company for $1 million.
President Lyndon B. Johnson speaks in the La Villita Assembly Hall for the state dinner of the National Legislative Conference.